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The CheckMates Blog

The CheckMates Blog

Here's where we let you know what's going on with the CheckMates Community.

PhoneBoy
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Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: A Series of Failures

In April of 2021, PhoneBoy talked with @Tim_Otis and Jon Niccolls from the Check Point Incident Response Team about Ransomware. Since then, things have gotten worse.

Get Notified on Topics That Interest You!

We know you're busy, so wanted to remind you of a couple of community features that help you get notifications of the discussions and topics that interest you the most!


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


TechTalk Deep Dive: Infinity Next CloudGuard AppSec

The Infinity Next CloudGuard AppSec solution secures an organization's web applications. AppSec analyzes web transactions with a set of Artificial Intelligence engines that operate in unison to protect against sophisticated attacks. In this Deep Dive webinar, we'll walk you through the process of securing multiple cloud deployments web applications including Kubernetes web workloads, step-by-step! Join us on July 7th!

Register Now (EMEA/APAC)

 

Register Now (Americas)

 

Key Insights for Reducing the Cost of a Data Breach

In this session on 14th July, Ashwin Ram from the office of the CTO at Check Point will share key insights that must be part of any CISOs cyber resilience strategy if they wish to reduce the cost of a data breach. Ashwin will share pre and post security control and processes that need the most urgent attention based on independent research and lessons from the Check Point Incident Response Team.

Register Here

 


Check Point Updates


It’s official—Amazon Sidewalk is a thing. Super cool or security snake pit?

Learn more on CyberTalk

CIO Mac Avacena shares expert insight that could reshape your business and tech perspectives.

Read his interview

Talking Cloud with Sean McDermott, President & CEO, Founder of RedMonocle

In this episode, Grant Asplund talks with Sean Mcdermott, President & CEO, Founder RedMonocle | Windward Consulting Group. This recording of Talking Cloud is sure to not disappoint! With 24+ years as a consultant, Sean offers several keen insights and considerations.


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


Absolute Zero Trust Cloud Security

Zero Trust is a great security model. However, it is useless without the ability to enforce it. If implemented fully, Zero Trust helps to dramatically decrease an organization’s cybersecurity risk. Together with our guest star @Mark_Ostrowski, we will explore two use cases that include the remote workforce and serverless along with how threat intelligence and visibility overlays the entire model. Register now for our June 9th TechTalk:

Register Now

 

TechTalk Deep Dive: CloudGuard and Nutanix

CloudGuard network solution is now seamlessly integrated with Nutanix flow via the service chain and provides full micro-segmentation threat prevention coverage of your AHV virtualization environment. In this Deep Dive webinar, we'll walk you through the process of building a secure enterprise scalable topology protected by CloudGuard, going step-by-step through the deployment and configuration process on both Nutanix and CloudGuard. Join us on Jun 15th!

Register Now (EMEA/APAC)

 

Register Now (Americas)

 


Check Point Updates


Check Point: <SECURE> Data Center Americas

Join us on June 9th at 9am Pacific for this Americas virtual event, where you’ll gain the insight and practical advice to secure your modern enterprise data center and network. The lineup of sessions and speakers will give you the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations for the hybrid data center and keep you “in the know” so you can keep your organization secure. Agenda can be viewed here.

Check Point Harmony Mobile named in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense

Check Point is proud to be a Representative Vendor in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense, which helps security leaders better understand today's mobile security needs and how they can be effectively addressed to improve the overall security posture. The report explains why Gartner named Check Point a Representative Vendor, twice; for All-Round Mobile Threat Defense Capabilities and also for offering Mobile Security Capabilities as Part of an EPP or UES Offering.

SOCstock

Check Point is sponsoring SOCstock, a free-to-attend, one-day global virtual event from Siemplify and friends which draws inspiration from the iconic 1969 music festival to deliver learning, togetherness and enjoyment. The legendary lineup at SOCstock 2021 is packed with the folks who are tackling the biggest challenges facing the security operations industry with the most moving ideas. All that is missing is you being there with us. 


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


New Community Events Calendar

We've just launched our new events calendar that contains all of our upcoming user groups and TechTalks. You can easily subscribe to this event calendar to get notified when new events are posted.


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


Absolute Zero Trust Cloud Security

Zero Trust is a great security model. However, it is useless without the ability to enforce it. If implemented fully, Zero Trust helps to dramatically decrease an organization’s cybersecurity risk. Together with our guest star @Mark_Ostrowski, we will explore two use cases that include the remote workforce and serverless along with how threat intelligence and visibility overlays the entire model. Register now for our June 9th TechTalk:

Register Now


Check Point Updates


Check Point: <SECURE> Data Center Americas

Join us on June 9th at 9am Pacific for this Americas virtual event, where you’ll gain the insight and practical advice to secure your modern enterprise data center and network. The lineup of sessions and speakers will give you the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations for the hybrid data center and keep you “in the know” so you can keep your organization secure. Agenda can be viewed here.

Check Point Harmony Mobile named in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense

Check Point is proud to be a Representative Vendor in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense, which helps security leaders better understand today's mobile security needs and how they can be effectively addressed to improve the overall security posture. The report explains why Gartner named Check Point a Representative Vendor, twice; for All-Round Mobile Threat Defense Capabilities and also for offering Mobile Security Capabilities as Part of an EPP or UES Offering.


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

Read more
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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluation Part 2

Part 2 of our conversation with Product Manager Yoni Nave about Check Point's participation in the recent MITRE Engenuity Enterprise Attack Evaluation 2020, the excellent results Check Point received, and why it matters.


Hot Community Topics


@Magnus-Holmberg created a few new How-To Videos for your pleasure:

Other Topics include:


Upcoming TechTalks


AWS Gateway LoadBalancer Deep Dive

CloudGuard Network Security is now seamlessly integrated with the GWLB & Geneve encapsulation. In this Deep Dive webinar, @Shay_Levin will walk you through the process of building a secure enterprise scalable topology protected by CloudGuard step-by-step. Register now for:


Check Point Updates


Check Point: <SECURE> Data Center Americas

Join us on June 9th at 9am Pacific for this Americas virtual event, where you’ll gain the insight and practical advice to secure your modern enterprise data center and network. The lineup of sessions and speakers will give you the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations for the hybrid data center and keep you “in the know” so you can keep your organization secure. Agenda can be viewed here.

Check Point Harmony Mobile named in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense

Check Point is proud to be a Representative Vendor in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense, which helps security leaders better understand today's mobile security needs and how they can be effectively addressed to improve the overall security posture. The report explains why Gartner named Check Point a Representative Vendor, twice; for All-Round Mobile Threat Defense Capabilities and also for offering Mobile Security Capabilities as Part of an EPP or UES Offering.


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:

 


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On May the 4th, CheckMates will bring you a community-wide virtual event that will bring clarity to the cloud with special guests sharing their insights and inspiring you to Secure Your Everything…in the cloud and elsewhere.

Our Agenda:

  • Ask Me Anything with Dr. Dorit Dor, Vice President of Products, and Gil Shwed, Founder & CEO
  • Upcoming Product Releases! First look at Securing Containers with TJ Gonen, Head of Cloud Product, and Erez Yarkoni, Head of Cloud Sales
  • Live Demo with Shay Levin, Technical Community Manager
  • Preventing Cloud-Based Attacks with Dan Wiley, Head of Threat Management and Chief Security Advisor

Register Now!

 


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


MITRE ATT&CK – from a CVE to a meaningful technique used by the attacker, first in the industry!

In this session on May 12th, we will review the new MITRE ATT&CK extension for IPS & Anti-Bot and we will give the CheckMates community the opportunity to use the extension before it is released as a public GA!


Check Point Updates


Secure DevOps Access to Cloud Workloads 

Join us on April 27th to learn how Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) can help you easily secure access to production environments for DevOps and administrators with cloud-native capabilities like PAM-as-a-service, automated server onboarding (AWS) and dynamic tag-based management.

As The Cyber World Turns: A Strategy to Increase Security Efficiency

Slowed economic growth and the push to secure systems from supply chain attacks underscores the importance of a unified security architecture that increases security efficiency. Join security evangelist Grant Asplund on April 28 as he shares the building blocks for putting in place a consolidation strategy that increases security efficiency with the Infinity platform. Register now:


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

Read more
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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:

 


600X200_MayThe4th copy.jpg


On May the 4th, CheckMates will bring you a community-wide virtual event that will bring clarity to the cloud with special guests sharing their insights and inspiring you to Secure Your Everything…in the cloud and elsewhere. Register Now!

 


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: CloudMates, Toolbox, and TechTalks, Oh My!

PhoneBoy talks with Shay Levin and Val Loukine about some recent community projects:

  • CloudMates: Our new cloud-focused community on CheckMates
  • CheckMates Toolbox: A collection of useful tools developed by Check Point R&D and the CheckMates Community
  • TechTalks: Our regular series designed to educate you on the latest information security technology and trends, including practical advice on protecting your critical assets from cyber attacks!

And register for our CPX 360 2021 Wrap-Up happening on April 20th @ 8am PDT/ 5pm CET.


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


CPX 360 2021 Wrap-Up

If you missed CPX 360 2021, the premier Cyber Security Summit and Expo, the CheckMates team has you covered! Join us on April 14th where we’ll give you a brief rundown of what was announced there, including some highlights of things you may have missed! Our agenda includes the latest information about the new product families: CloudGuard, Quantum, and Harmony, re-cap of the most interesting sessions and more!

MITRE ATT&CK – from a CVE to a meaningful technique used by the attacker, first in the industry!

In this session on May 12th, we will review the new MITRE ATT&CK extension for IPS & Anti-Bot and we will give the CheckMates community the opportunity to use the extension before it is released as a public GA!


Check Point Updates


Check Point Harmony: An In-Depth Look

Harmony unifies 6 cloud-based security products to keep your remote users 100% safe. Join us Wednesday, April 21st for this week’s edition of the Harmony Webinar Series on Harmony Email and Office.

As The Cyber World Turns: A Strategy to Increase Security Efficiency

Slowed economic growth and the push to secure systems from supply chain attacks underscores the importance of a unified security architecture that increases security efficiency. Join security evangelist Grant Asplund on April 28 as he shares the building blocks for putting in place a consolidation strategy that increases security efficiency with the Infinity platform. Register now:

From CyberTalk.org


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

Read more
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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: CloudMates, Toolbox, and TechTalks, Oh My!

PhoneBoy talks with Shay Levin and Val Loukine about some recent community projects:

  • CloudMates: Our new cloud-focused community on CheckMates
  • CheckMates Toolbox: A collection of useful tools developed by Check Point R&D and the CheckMates Community
  • TechTalks: Our regular series designed to educate you on the latest information security technology and trends, including practical advice on protecting your critical assets from cyber attacks!

And register for our CPX 360 2021 Wrap-Up happening on April 20th @ 8am PDT/ 5pm CET.


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


CPX 360 2021 Wrap-Up

If you missed CPX 360 2021, the premier Cyber Security Summit and Expo, the CheckMates team has you covered! Join us on April 14th where we’ll give you a brief rundown of what was announced there, including some highlights of things you may have missed! Our agenda includes the latest information about the new product families: CloudGuard, Quantum, and Harmony, re-cap of the most interesting sessions and more!

MITRE ATT&CK – from a CVE to a meaningful technique used by the attacker, first in the industry!

In this session on May 12th, we will review the new MITRE ATT&CK extension for IPS & Anti-Bot and we will give the CheckMates community the opportunity to use the extension before it is released as a public GA!


Check Point Updates


Talking Cloud with John McClure, CISO at Laureate International Universities

In Episode 29 of Talking Cloud, @Grant_Asplund has his first podcast discussion with an executive from the university industry. John McClure is the Chief Information Security Officer at Laureate International Universities. As the CISO for an organization with tens of thousands of employees and hundreds of thousands of university students, John offers some interesting insights and considerations about our changing cyber-security landscape and the benefits realized as a result of the 'forced' digital transformation we've all been through.

Check Point Harmony: An In-Depth Look

Harmony unifies 6 cloud-based security products to keep your remote users 100% safe. Join us Wednesday, April 21st for this week’s edition of the Harmony Webinar Series on Harmony Email and Office.

As The Cyber World Turns: A Strategy to Increase Security Efficiency

Slowed economic growth and the push to secure systems from supply chain attacks underscores the importance of a unified security architecture that increases security efficiency. Join security evangelist Grant Asplund on April 28 as he shares the building blocks for putting in place a consolidation strategy that increases security efficiency with the Infinity platform. Register now:


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

Read more
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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: Maintaining The Tie

PhoneBoy talks with Eric Anderson at Atlantic Data Security about the psychology of always being on the defense in cyber security.

 


Hot Community Topics



Upcoming TechTalks


TechTalk Deep Dive: CloudGuard & Aviatrix Clouding Together

In the cloud era, the role of a network security architect has become more critical than it has ever been. Complexity and human errors have always been the banes of security professionals. In this session, we will focus on how enterprises are leveraging the Check Point CloudGuard network solution and Aviatrix Multi-Cloud Network platform to improve overall security posture, ensure corporate and regulatory compliance, and embrace the exponential growth in enterprise cloud networking complexity by building on the combination of cloud security best practices and multi-cloud network architecture.

Register now for this 8th April TechTalk Deep Dive!

CPX 360 2021 Wrap-Up

If you missed CPX 360 2021, the premier Cyber Security Summit and Expo, the CheckMates team has you covered! Join us on April 14th where we’ll give you a brief rundown of what was announced there, including some highlights of things you may have missed! Our agenda includes the latest information about the new product families: CloudGuard, Quantum, and Harmony, re-cap of the most interesting sessions and more!

 


Check Point Updates


Check Point Harmony: An In-Depth Look

Harmony unifies 6 cloud-based security products to keep your remote users 100% safe. Join us Wednesday, April 7th for this week’s edition of the Harmony Webinar Series on Harmony Mobile.

 


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

Read more
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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:


Community Updates


CheckMates Go: Maintaining The Tie

PhoneBoy talks with Eric Anderson at Atlantic Data Security about the psychology of always being on the defense in cyber security.

 


Hot Community Topics


 


Upcoming TechTalks


TechTalk: Advanced Investigation and Remediation Using Harmony Endpoint

Join our TechTalk on March 24, 2021 at 9am Pacific/5pm CET, where you will learn:

  • Critical aspects and best practices of practical endpoint security
  • How to efficiently investigate & remediate real world attacks on endpoints

 


Check Point Updates


CISO's Secrets Podcast

Get behind the scenes of cybersecurity’s trending topics: True stories, real-life scenarios, and a solutions-focused approach with top CISO’s. This week, we are hosting Michael Kagan, CTO at NVIDIA!

Check Point Harmony: An In-Depth Look

Harmony unifies 6 cloud-based security products to keep your remote users 100% safe. Join us Wednesday, March 24th for this week’s edition of the Harmony Webinar Series on Harmony Browse.

Microsoft and Check Point on the ROI of Cloud Security

Join Microsoft and Check Point for a business discussion around the Forrester TEI of cloud network security, digital transformation and how to best secure your clients' cloud journey. Register now for our webinar on Mar 25 in APACEMEA, or the Americas


Upcoming CheckMates Live Events


While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

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PhoneBoy
Admin
Admin

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!
Past and future posts will be available here: The CheckMates Blog
To have these updates show up in your preferred RSS reader add the following URL: The CheckMates Blog RSS Feed
See also our social media accounts:

Register now for CPX 360 2021

We are excited to announce CPX 360 2021, the industry's premier cyber security summit and expo. You are not going to want to miss this! We're holding it virtually on Feb 23 - 24, 2021 for EMEA and Americas timezones. Register now to attend!

CheckMates Go: Talking Cloud with Grant Asplund

The mics are turned around and PhoneBoy's the one being interviewed, this time by fellow Check Point Evangelist Grant Asplund for his Talking Cloud podcast.

CISO's Secrets Podcast

Get behind the scenes of cybersecurity’s trending topics: True stories, real-life scenarios, and a solutions-focused approach with top CISO’s. This week, we are hosting Kurt John, CISO at Siemens! 

Community Updates

Upcoming Events

We have a number of events planned for the next several weeks:

TechTalk: Check Point + Siemplify SOAR: Reducing Risk and Response Time to Critical Attacks

Automating your security operation is one of the essential needs when facing the most advanced multi-layered cyber security threats. In this session, we will talk about building an automated security operations playbook with Check Point Next Generation Firewalls and Siemplify SOAR, based on a specific customer case. Join us on February 17th @ 8am Pacific / 5pm CET!

Virtual User Group Events

While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition event, events are limited to a certain number of participants with priority given to those within the specified geographic area.
If you're interested in a specific topic for your area, contact us and we'll be happy to arrange a session for your area!
Bookmark the CheckMates Calendar to have an up-to-date list of events at your fingertips!
If you attend CheckMates Live events, you can get CPE credit! 

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