Check Point

20 stories about Check Point
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Check Point CEO Gil Shwed nets $50 million profit in sale of $200M-worth of options

12.05.24|Sophie Shulman
Shwed remains the largest shareholder in the company, owning 29.7 million shares as of the end of December 2023, representing a 25.3% stake in Check Point 
בניין צ'ק פוינט לוגו חדש

Check Point registers higher than expected Q1 profit helped by growth of AI-powered security platform

25.04.24|Meir Orbach
The veteran Israeli cybersecurity company said revenue grew 6% to $599 million
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

Gil Shwed: "This is the perfect time to step down. We have peaked on all levels"

06.02.24|Sophie Shulman
After 30 years at the helm of Check Point, Shwed announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving the role of CEO. “I was 24-years-old when we started the company, and now, especially after the last quarter, the timing is perfect,” noted Shwed
Sagi Giladi Amit Bareket Perimeter 81

State of the unicorns 2024: From breakout to bargain

10.01.24|Sophie Shulman
Many unicorns are finding themselves in trouble, relying on whatever money they have left. But when the cash runs out this year and there is no possibility to continue paying the workers, we may see some go up for sale at ‘bargain’ prices
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

These are Israel's five most valuable tech companies entering 2024

Mobileye, Check Point, Nice,, and CyberArk head the list of the Israeli tech firms with the highest market cap after weathering a stormy 2023, reaching a total value of $83.5 billion
Cyber Attack

Data dump from Radware hack raises cyber eyebrows for the future of warfare

23.11.23|James Spiro
The hackers claim they will abide by the current ceasefire, but gigabytes of files have already been dumped on Telegram exposing sensitive information belonging to millions of Israelis
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

Gil Shwed: Cyber attacks on Israeli companies demanding ransom doubled during war

30.10.23|Sophie Shulman
"Since the beginning of the war, there has been an overall increase in cyber attacks on Israel - which are mainly aimed at government officials,” Gil Shwed, founder and CEO of Check Point said today, “Many media outlets are also being attacked."
Atmosec Misha Seltzer Shaked Gitelman Aner Gelman

Check Point acquiring cyber startup Atmosec in second purchase in less than a month

The move comes after Check Point acquired Israel’s Perimeter 81 for $490 million last month
ניר צוק מייסד CTO פאלו אלטו נטוורקס

Palo Alto’s 134-slide presentation reveals the insides of the global cyber market

21.08.23|Sophie Shulman
In-depth analysis paints crucial portrait of rapidly evolving cyber landscape
מימין  מייסד צק פוינט גיל שוויד ומייסדי פרימטר 81 עמית ברקת ו שגיא גידלי

Cyber chess: Check Point's $490 million Perimeter 81 deal and market dynamics

13.08.23|Sophie Shulman
Examining the timing and strategic considerations behind the all-Israeli cybersecurity deal
מימין  מייסד צק פוינט גיל שוויד ומייסדי פרימטר 81 עמית ברקת ו שגיא גידלי

Discount unicorn: Check Point pays $490 million for Perimeter 81, one year after being valued at $1 billion

10.08.23|Sophie Shulman
Perimeter 81 develops Security Service Edge (SSE) solutions and Check Point intends to leverage its capabilities to deliver a unified security solution across the network, cloud, and remote users
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Gil Shwed: "I don't know if today I would register Check Point in Israel"

26.07.23|Sophie Shulman
"I have been keeping my opinions to myself for 30 years. I wish that if I voiced my opinion it would make a difference to someone, unfortunately it will not have an effect," the CEO of Check Point added
כנס מובילאי משדר ראשון גיל שויד וידאו

Check Point CEO: "We are still far from the peak of the high-tech crisis”

01.05.23|Sophie Shulman and Reuters
Regarding the state of high-tech in Israel, Gil Shwed said: “Israel must do its utmost to preserve high-tech, the state must do it for the entire economy”
כנס מובילאי משדר ראשון גיל שויד

Check Point tells employees no raises in 2023

20.03.23|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cyber giant informed its employees that, in view of the economic situation, instead of salary increases, they will receive a special bonus of blocked shares for one year in the amount of 5% of their base salary