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Remote working increases Check Point profits

Israeli cybersecurity giant Check Point reported increased quarterly net profit, beating market expectations. Check Point’s revenue was boosted by increased demand for network security as more people work remotely during the coronavirus outbreak. https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/check-point-profit-tops-estimates-on-rising-demand-for-remote-network-access-2020-07-22

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Check Point buys Lacoon

Israeli cyber security giant Check Point has just acquired another Israeli security company – Lacoon that detects malicious software on mobile devices. Lacoon – whose founders worked in the IDF 8200 security unit – recognizes viruses by their behavior and … Continue reading

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Check Point boss’s university career

(Thanks to Uri) Gil Shwed runs Check Point – Israel’s leading IT security company. He never gained a university degree, although at 16 he was running the computers at the Hebrew University. He is now on the board of trustees … Continue reading

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An Israeli cyber takeover

Israeli-founded cyber security giant Check Point is acquiring Israel’s Avanan, a provider of cloud email security for some $300 million. Avanan’s technology will integrate with Check Point’s threat prevention software capabilities “to deliver the world’s most secure email security offering”. … Continue reading

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Wix is worth $20 billion

Website construction tools company Wix.com has become Israel’s most valuable company. Its market value of nearly $20 million tops that of Check Point, Solar Edge, Novocure, Nice Systems and Teva. Wix earned almost $1 billion in revenue in 2020 and, … Continue reading

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81 Haredi women complete tech training

81 religious Jewish women completed the first two-year Adva program that trains women for tech development jobs. The virtual graduation event was attended by Israeli tech executives, who recruited the graduates for Apple, Facebook, Check Point, XM Cyber and others. … Continue reading

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The top women in Cybersecurity

The Software Report’s Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020 includes 7 Israelis. Yael Ben Arie (SafeBreach), Sagit Manor (Nyotron), Ola Sergatchov (Guardicore), Yuval Lazar (Pcysys), Nadia Malinoff-Kan (Intezer), Dr. Dorit Dor (Check Point) and Sigalit Shavit (CyberArk). https://www.thesoftwarereport.com/the-top-25-women-leaders-in-cybersecurity-of-2020/

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Investing in Torah and technology

I reported previously (Nov 2016) on Israel’s RavTech which employs yeshiva students who combine computer programming with Torah studies. RavTech provides QA automation services to Check Point and Elbit. It earned NIS 8 million in 2018 and has now raised … Continue reading

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Protecting the nations

Israeli security companies CyberArk, Check Point and FST Biometrics are in hot demand as world leaders and national security and defense teams attempt to pre-empt cyber threats capable of compromising the safety of entire nations. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/israeli-cyber-defense-firms-are-protecting-world-leaders/

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Mini-firewall to protect Internet of Things

Israeli cybersecurity giant Check Point is focused on protecting the Internet of Things (IoT) – any device connected to the Internet. A company photo shows CEO Gil Shwed reportedly holding Check Point’s exciting next generation security product, entitled “Nano Security”. … Continue reading

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