Wow. Check Point launched a beta version of its Threat Cloud site, and it has some great information and tools (even for non-Check Point customers). On the site they have several categories: ThreatBlog – Looks
I wouldn’t normally recommend using a gateway as a DHCP server (most environments don’t need to), but it can be useful in a smaller environment or lab scenario. Getting R77.20 GAiA setup to provide addresses is a whole other topic.
I suppose there is something to be said for “turnkey” solutions like the 2012 Appliances. Wonder how long it will take me to figure this one out.
So I have been updating the Check Point IPS signatures in my lab more aggressively lately, and flipped (almost all) of them into “protect” mode. I have noticed some of the signatures are detecting issues with some well known products
I got back today from Check Point 2015 SKO (sales kick off) and it was great. We had a day and a half in some of the more technical areas of the product line. The R80 SmartConsole tools are
Posted here is the current upgrade diagram for R75, R76 and R77. With Check Point no longer supporting R70 and R71, the upgrade diagram has simplified…for now.
Check Point just updated SK 100173 which references the new OpenSSL vulnerability. According to the SK article the following products are not affected: Security Gateway Security Management Server Multi-Domain Security Management Server Endpoint Security Management Server Endpoint Connect clients SSL
I had a customer whose 12600 recently went bad. Check Point RMA’d the unit, and we had the replacement the next day. The original had extra RAM (Check Point supplied…of course), so I was able to open the appliance…and take
FYI anyone trying to generate a “Domain Management” eval license, the back-end that creates the license file has been down for almost a week. You can send evals to your customers, fill out the information for the eval (IP Address,
I have been working with Check Point Support on some issues for a client the past few weeks. Whenever I talk to a Support engineer that seems to know his/her stuff I ask them about what they are seeing for