London: Leveraging the R80.10 API to Automate and Streamline Security Operations

Created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Employee on Sep 6, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Check Point Office, 9th Floor, Moor Place

Starts at 6:00 AM · Ends at 9:00 AM, PDT (America/Los_Angeles)

  • Dameon Welch-Abernathy
  • Richard Clyne

We invite you to join us at our offices in Moor Place, London, on Tuesday 19th September at 2:00pm for our Check Point User Group meeting. This session will be hosted by Dameon Welch-Abernathy aka PhoneBoy and will be an informative session on leveraging the R80.10 API to automate and streamline security operations.



  • Provide an introduction to using the R80.10 APIs using a variety of tools from Postman to Ansible
  • Share tips on leveraging the API from both the R80.10 CLI and from the RESTful API to do simple tasks from adding objects and services to adding rules
  • Describe additional use cases for using other features in the R80 API from policy verification to running scripts on gateways
  • Demonstrate a complete Check Point cloud auto-scaling environment using Ansible and the R80.10 APIs


Dameon is a recognised industry security veteran, with over two decades of experience. He is best known for his creation of the PhoneBoy FireWall-1 FAQ in the mid-1990s. It was used by Check Point and thousands of its customers worldwide. He is also the author of Essential Check Point FireWall-1 NG: An Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting Guide . A well-known author in the blog sphere, he is a trusted security authority.

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