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The CheckMates Blog

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

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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E27: DDoS Extortion

PhoneBoy talks with @RaymondS and @Tim_Otis from the Check Point Incident Response Team about how the threat of DDoS is being used to extort money from organizations.

Subscribe to CheckMates Go on your favorite podcast app, write a rating/review, and share with a friend/colleague! 

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Product/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Check Point's New SASE Remote Access Solution Powered by Odo!

We recently acquired Odo Security to enhance our SASE solution with advanced zero-trust network access capabilities.
It this session with @Eytan_Segal, we will discuss and demonstrate Odo’s solution and architecture, and explain how it will be combined into Check Point's SASE platform.

Register Now for our 7th October TechTalk!

Check Point: <SECURE> Cloud

In the current world of disruption, where cloud has now become the de facto way for connecting to applications, security in the cloud has become more important than ever. Cloud transformation has enabled business to move faster, allowing businesses to be more innovative and find new ways to grow. As mission critical applications and services deploy into the cloud in an agile manner, security needs to journey into the cloud at the same speed. In this virtual event you will hear from cloud partners, and customers, giving their insights and perspective to the new cloud transformation in a modern application era.

Register now for our 14th October 2020 Virtual Event

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E25: Odo

If you haven't heard, Check Point acquired Odo Security, which developed a cloud-based, clientless Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) technology that delivers secure remote access. This will be offered as a Check Point-branded solution in the near future.  In addition to releasing an episode of CheckMates Go about the acquisition, the following two community threads offer some additional information:

CheckMates GO S02E26: What Infinity SOC Can Do For You

PhoneBoy talks with @Oren_Koren about the kinds of things you'll find in Infinity SOC to make your life as a cyber security analyst easier. If you haven't already, listen to S02S23 where we talk about how Infinity SOC came to be.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Upcoming Events

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

Deep Dive: CloudGuard IaaS Deployment for AWS

Join @Shay_Levin on the week of 22nd September, where he will walk you through the process of building a secure enterprise scalable topology protected by CloudGuard IaaS, taking you step-by-step through the deployment and configuration process on both AWS and Check Point platforms. If you've never worked with AWS VPC, Subnets, IGW, Routing Tables, EC2 Instances, and Load Balancers, this is the session for you! At the end of the ~2 hour session, we will have a Q&A with @chkpyehonatanwe and Ayelet Ehrman from CloudGuard Iaas R&D.

Register now for one of the upcoming sessions:

Check Point: <SECURE> Cloud

In the current world of disruption, where cloud has now become the de facto way for connecting to applications, security in the cloud has become more important than ever. Cloud transformation has enabled business to move faster, allowing businesses to be more innovative and find new ways to grow. As mission critical applications and services deploy into the cloud in an agile manner, security needs to journey into the cloud at the same speed. In this virtual event you will hear from cloud partners, and customers, giving their insights and perspective to the new cloud transformation in a modern application era.

Register now for our 14th October 2020 Virtual Event

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E24: Social Engineering

Hear from @Tim_Otis and @RaymondS from the Check Point Incident Response Team about how social engineering factors into cyber security incidents.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Check Point Product Roadmap

Our next TechTalk on 16th September is with @itai_Greenberg, VP of Product Management at Check Point. Learn about Check Point's innovations around Cloud Security, Serverless Security, and Threat Prevention. Register now!

Deep Dive: CloudGuard IaaS Deployment for AWS

Join @Shay_Levin on the week of 22nd September, where he will walk you through the process of building a secure enterprise scalable topology protected by CloudGuard IaaS, taking you step-by-step through the deployment and configuration process on both AWS and Check Point platforms. If you've never worked with AWS VPC, Subnets, IGW, Routing Tables, EC2 Instances, and Load Balancers, this is the session for you! At the end of the ~2 hour session, we will have a Q&A with @chkpyehonatanwe and Ayelet Ehrman from CloudGuard Iaas R&D.

Register now for one of the upcoming sessions:

Check Point: <SECURE> Cloud

In the current world of disruption, where cloud has now become the de facto way for connecting to applications, security in the cloud has become more important than ever. Cloud transformation has enabled business to move faster, allowing businesses to be more innovative and find new ways to grow. As mission critical applications and services deploy into the cloud in an agile manner, security needs to journey into the cloud at the same speed. In this virtual event you will hear from cloud partners, and customers, giving their insights and perspective to the new cloud transformation in a modern application era.

Register now for our 14th October 2020 Virtual Event

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E23: Infinity SOC

Hear from @Oren_Koren about the evolution of Check Point Infinity SOC from its early days as a small R&D project and how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are being used to quickly find cyber threats.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Check Point Product Roadmap

Our next TechTalk on 16th September is with @itai_Greenberg, VP of Product Management at Check Point. Learn about Check Point's innovations around Cloud Security, Serverless Security, and Threat Prevention. Register now!

Deep Dive: CloudGuard IaaS Deployment for AWS

Join @Shay_Levin on the week of 22nd September, where he will walk you through the process of building a secure enterprise scalable topology protected by CloudGuard IaaS, taking you step-by-step through the deployment and configuration process on both AWS and Check Point platforms. If you've never worked with AWS VPC, Subnets, IGW, Routing Tables, EC2 Instances, and Load Balancers, this is the session for you! At the end of the ~2 hour session, we will have a Q&A with @chkpyehonatanwe and Ayelet Ehrman from CloudGuard Iaas R&D.

Register now for one of the upcoming sessions:

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E21:More AMA With Dorit And Team

Listen in on the final installment of our Ask Me Anything with @Dorit_Dor and team. Many of the questions asked involves features and functionality that will be in the R81 release, which should be in Public Early Availability soon.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Moving Security Management to the Cloud

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to manage your on-premises and virtual gateways from the cloud? Via a web browser? With the best access control and threat prevention platform that can keep pace with the latest security, handle rapid growth and effectively manage maintenance? Wonder no more as we do a deep dive on Smart-1 Cloud in our 2nd September 2020 TechTalk!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Moving Security Management to the Cloud

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to manage your on-premises and virtual gateways from the cloud? Via a web browser? With the best access control and threat prevention platform that can keep pace with the latest security, handle rapid growth and effectively manage maintenance? Wonder no more as we do a deep dive on Smart-1 Cloud in our 2nd September 2020 TechTalk!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E20: Room for Improvement

PhoneBoys talks with Global Security Architect @tpoole_global common areas where organizations can improve their security posture.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last two weeks:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Moving Security Management to the Cloud

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to manage your on-premises and virtual gateways from the cloud? Via a web browser? With the best access control and threat prevention platform that can keep pace with the latest security, handle rapid growth and effectively manage maintenance? Wonder no more as we do a deep dive on Smart-1 Cloud in our 2nd September 2020 TechTalk!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E19: Is There A Question Dorit Can't Answer?

In the latest episode of the CheckMates GO podcast, we wonder if there is any question Dorit can't answer? We also hear from @Amnon_Perlmutte@Eyal_Fingold, and @itai_Greenberg about DevSecOps and SD-WAN.

Mid Year Review for 2020

As opposed to doing our usual "what's going on this week" community post, we will do a sort of mid-year review of the most popular posts from the first half of 2020.

Most Visited Posts

Most Kudoed Posts

Most Discussed Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Cloud Native Security in the Era of Uncertainty

Cloud transformation is happening as we speak. Cloud is dynamic and offers less visibility. Join this session with @Marina_Segal  & TJ Gonen, to learn how can we secure our Cloud Environment during uncertain times. Register now and join us on 5 August @ 8am Pacific / 5pm CET!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E18: Path to Secure Cloud Transformation

In the latest episode of the CheckMates GO podcast, PhoneBoy talks with Global Security Architect JP Edwards about the Secure Cloud Transformation and how it evolved from the Check Point Enterprise Security Framework. Download the whitepaper from https://community.checkpoint.com/t5/General-Topics/White-Paper-Path-to-Secure-Cloud-Transformation/m... 

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: SIGRed - In depth Analysis of CVE-2020-1350 (CVSS 10.0)

In this TechTalk, we will discuss the research process, methodology, and mindset behind SIGRed. One of our most talented researchers - the brain behind the SIGRed vulnerability - Sagi Tzadik, will walk you through the process of discovering a CVSS 10.0 vulnerability. We will also demonstrate how this attack can be mitigated with Check Point's various products. Network Research Team Leader Ori Hamama who develops protections against new network threats, will show us how!

Register now and join us on 28 July @ 8am Pacific/5pm CET!

TechTalk: Cloud Native Security in the Era of Uncertainty

Cloud transformation is happening as we speak. Cloud is dynamic and offers less visibility. Join this session with @Marina_Segal  & TJ Gonen, to learn how can we secure our Cloud Environment during uncertain times.

Register now and join us on 5 August @ 8am Pacific / 5pm CET!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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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 and our podcast (RSS Feed)

CheckMates GO S02E17: Ask Me Anything with Dr. Dorit Dor and Team

In the latest episode of the CheckMates GO podcast, it's the first of three parts of our Ask Me Anything with Check Point VP of Products @Dorit_Dor and her team. In this excerpt, we hear from Dorit, @Gera_Dorfman, and @Benny_Shlesinge on how Covid-19 has changed Check Point's product roadmap and delivery, Remote Access, Linux Endpoint, and R81.

Community Highlights

Here's the threads to watch from the last week:

Software/Service Updates

Other Topics

Upcoming Events

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

TechTalk: Cloud Native Security in the Era of Uncertainty

Cloud transformation is happening as we speak. Cloud is dynamic and offers less visibility. Join this session with @Marina_Segal  & TJ Gonen, to learn how can we secure our Cloud Environment during uncertain times. Register now and join us on 5 August @ 8am Pacific / 5pm CET!

Virtual User Group Events

Given the current and evolving situation with Coronavirus, we are planning virtual events for the time being.
While anyone is welcome to register for a CheckMates Live Virtual Edition events, they are generally for a limited number of people with priority given to people in the specified geographic area.
If you don't see your area listed, please 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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