I had a few emails that came in over the weekend asking how to check if the needed signatures were active in Check Point IPS. This is mainly for newer users, or those not as familiar with Check Point’s IPS
The following IPS signatures from Check Point were made available in March and April of 2017 and will protect your environment from WannaCryptor:
I was at Check Point’s SKO (sales kick-off) a few weeks ago, and found a booth that was showing off some new appliances. The 5900 is the newest in the 5xxx line, and has taken over as the fastest 1U
I received a few emails from some of you letting me know that TACACS+ in GAiA is nothing new, and that it has been there from the beginning. Well that is true to a degree, but my point in writing
I have been completing a lot of upgrades for customers, and have been recommending R77.30 across the board (with the appropriate Jumbo Fixes). From an authentication standpoint, the GAiA operating system has caught up and surpassed SPlat with R77.30. How?
I have been working quite a bit with NGSE (pre-R80) lately. There are tremendous performance gains over the traditional SmartEvent version. The following shows the amount of records from a customer’s implementation that I put together a few months ago:
Seems like I have been doing a whole lot of updates lately: R77.20 Jumbo Portal R77.30 Jumbo Portal Check_Point_R77_20_JUMBO_HF_1_Bundle_T185.tgz <–substitute the ‘XXX’ for the Jumbo Fix you need to apply. Check_Point_R77_30_JUMBO_HF_1_Bundle_T128.tgz <–substitute the ‘XXX’ for the Jumbo Fix you need
I have it from a good source that Jumbo 102 has some issues. Jumbo 105 is available and reportedly more stable.
Check Point just updated the R77.30 Jumbo Fix: R77.20 is at ‘take 181’ R77.30 is at ‘take 102’ <–not a good build For CPUSE cloud HotFixes, you can use the following: Check_Point_R77_20_JUMBO_HF_1_Bundle_TXXX.tgz <–substitute the ‘XXX’ for the
Check Point just updated the Jumbo Fixes: R77.20 is at ‘take 180’ R77.30 is at ‘take 98’ For CPUSE cloud HotFixes, you can use the following: Check_Point_R77_20_JUMBO_HF_1_Bundle_TXXX.tgz <–substitute the ‘XXX’ for the Jumbo Fix you need to apply.