Dameon Welch-Abernathy

Announcing E80.80 Check Point Endpoint Security Client

Discussion created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Feb 1, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 2, 2018 by Dameon Welch-Abernathy

Expect more regular releases of the Endpoint Security client


What’s New:

SandBlast Agent

  • Anti-Ransomware
    • Exclusions - Improved handling of folder exclusions when an excluded folder does not exist when the policy is applied.
    • Remediation - Improved handling of quarantine and termination in CloudShare environments.
  • SandBlast Agent for Browsers - Web Extension
    • Disabling the Web Extension in Internet Explorer configures the browser to use the Microsoft Download Manager.
    • Disabling the Web Extension in Chrome does not disable it for all browsers.
  • Anti-Exploit
    • Improved handling of Entry Points in the forensics report when there is an Anti-Exploit detection.
    • Edge and Internet Explorer are prevented from reopening malicious URLs.
  • Threat Emulation
  • Improved handling of fallback to ThreatCloud when using a Threat Emulation local appliance.


General Client Improvements

  • Resolved an issue when some third-party products are unable to create or delete network adapters.


Firewall and Application Control

  • Performance improvements when IPv6 traffic is logged.


Media Encryption & Port Protection

  • New design of the windows for encryption and decryption of removable devices that support a high resolution display.
  • Fixed an issue with encrypting media from a UserCheck pop-up window when a network share is mounted.


Capsule Docs

  • Classification without encryption for PDF files.


See https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solutionid=sk122513  for more information on E80.80 release.