R77 is now available for download. Check Point had been running an R77 banner for several weeks, and it looks like the download is now available. Stability fixes from R75.46 (not R75.47) and R76 are included. Here is a quick
Check Point made an announcement regarding the next version of VSX this morning. Looks like VSX has been renamed to “Virtual Systems” and will support the software blade architecture. This means we will now get full functionality (hopefully) for the
It has been reported in a few places that the R75 CCSA and CCSE exams should be available now. I went out to Pearson VUE’s page this morning to verify, and both of the exams are currently available.
If you were at CPX you saw the announcement regarding R75.40. GAIA has been in the works for over three years, and is now officially here. The following link will take you to the R75.40 portal page. Lots of new
On Check Point’s page today there was an announcement that NSS had completed an evaluation and certification of R75 as the first true Next Generation Firewall (NGFW). Apparently there is a group test that was completed, and so far only
R75 was posted on December 26th. The main feature here is the new Application Control Blade. Should be fun stuff. *Update – Looks like the update is 1.2 gig. Taking a little longer to get this into my lab.
Well it is official: Check Point has completed the acquisition of Nokia Security. Yahoo’s Confirmation Check Point’s Confirmation Nokia’s Confirmation Word is that Nokia employees already have an internal welcome portal, and are rapidly being plugged into the mothership. I
As of this morning R70 is available to the public! Login into the Downloads section, and you will see that the .iso images are have been posted. Lots of great stuff in R70 all delivered on the 2.6 kernel. Now
I thought they were going to wait until CPX2009, but it looks like Check Point made the announcement on their website today. Check Point Software Blades
This was an interesting article. According to CIO Insight, out of 40 technology companies (security and non-security) Check Point finished 3rd behind EMC and Google for “value and reliability.” In fact out of the four categories listed, Check Point finished