SINGAPORE, February 1, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CPX APAC — Checkpoint® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its Check Point Quantum Cyber Security Platform achieved a 99.7% malware block rate and a 99.9% anti-phishing rate on Miercom’s Next Generation. announced that it had achieved a near-perfect score. Firewall (NGFW) Security Benchmark 2023 Report. Competitors we tested had an average malware block rate of 54.1%. Miercom, a leading independent network and security testing organization, put the industry’s top four firewalls through a series of robust anti-malware and phishing tests to assess the security effectiveness of each product.
The first 24 hours of a malware campaign are the most critical. Preventing an attack at this point can stop widespread damage immediately. A security system with a high first-day block rate means that organizations can spend less resources and energy responding to and remediating infected servers and endpoints. Check Point scored highest in all major firewall tests against competitors Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, and Cisco. Check Point stopped 99.7% of new malware downloads from millions of files and file types in Zero+1 Day* malware testing, outperforming all other tested vendor solutions .
“Miercom has conducted rigorous testing to determine the strengths and weaknesses of each enterprise firewall. Even after testing, it’s clear that there are huge gaps in our ability to prevent malware, and in some cases we didn’t block the malware we detected,” says Eyal, vice president of product management at Check Point Software. says Manor. “This report validates the effectiveness of a prevention-first collaborative approach to cybersecurity. The Check Point Quantum Cyber Security Platform Titan solution and its market position are revolutionizing threat prevention and security management.” will bring.”
Check Point software’s performance in competitive testing earned the Check Point Quantum Next-Generation Firewall Miercom’s Certified Secure Award. This is Miercom’s highest award for achievement in competitive, hands-on testing.
“Based on our test results and observations, we find that Check Point Quantum excels in all security effectiveness testing categories. Based on recent competitive testing, it offers the best protection against the latest generation of cyberattacks, including Zero+1 Day Malware Malware. Demonstrating the highest detection and prevention effectiveness, demonstrating comprehensive protection from multiple attack vectors, resulting in excellent competitiveness and exceptional value, Miercom Certified Secure We are proud to have been awarded the accreditation.”
Other checkpoint highlights from the report include:
- Highest Block Rate 99.7%: Check Point leads the Zero+1 Day Malware Prevent (First to Block) results with a 99.7% protection rate, compared to a lower 43% for its competitors.
- Minimum false positive rate of 0.13%: In false-positive malware detection tests where content is falsely reported as malicious, Check Point has the highest accuracy compared to its competitors, with up to 2x accuracy.
- Highest anti-phishing rate of 99.9% and lowest miss rate of 0.01%: In the anti-phishing test, Check Point came out on top with the lowest miss rate of 1 in 1,000. Competitors we tested had miss rates over 10x higher, with some hitting 720 misses per 1,000 phishing emails.
Check Point Research has determined that the volume of global cyberattacks will increase by 38% in 2022 compared to 2021. This is due to a combination of geopolitical instability from the Russian-Ukrainian war, increased abuse of legitimate tools by cybercriminals, and expanding cyber skills. – Gaps make organizations more vulnerable. An enterprise firewall with advanced threat prevention capabilities provides the best protection against the latest generation of cyberattacks.
Download a copy of the report https://resources.checkpoint.com/network-security/2023-miercom-network-security-firewall-competitive-report.
* “Zero+1 Day” means 1 day after zero day discovery,
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About Check Point Software Technologies
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (https://www.checkpoint.com/) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. Check Point Infinity’s portfolio of solutions empowers businesses and public sector organizations toth Industry-leading detection rates for malware, ransomware, and other threats. Infinity consists of four core pillars that provide uncompromising security and Gen 5 threat protection across your enterprise environment. Check Point Harmony for remote users. Check Point CloudGuard to automatically protect your cloud. Protecting your network perimeter and data center, Check Point Quantum is all controlled by the industry’s most comprehensive and intuitive unified security management. Check Point Horizon is a defense-first security operations suite. Check Point protects his 100,000+ organizations of all sizes.
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