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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
 כנס מפתחים  דורית דור

"ChatGPT will bring with it a wave of creativity and innovation"

28.02.23|Maya Nahum Shahal
Dorit Dor, Chief Product Officer at Check Point, who was speaking at Calcalist’s developer conference, also warned that ChatGPT may become a tool for cyber attackers: "It makes the attack dimension accessible to many more people in a simple way"
מוסף שבועי 23.2.23 דורית דור

Behind the Dor: “I think of myself as number 1 at Check Point, in my world"

26.02.23|Diana Bahur-Nir
Dorit Dor won the Israel Defense Award at the age of 25, has been Gil Shwed’s number 2 at Check Point for over 25 years, and today lives in a house with four people and 11 degrees
כנס מובילאי משדר ראשון גיל שויד

Check Point registered fastest growth in seven years in 2022

13.02.23|Sophie Shulman
The cybersecurity veteran announced that its total revenues last year reached $2.33 billion, an 8% increase year-over-year
 דייב דה וולט

"It's time for a company like Check Point to reach a value of $100 billion"

06.02.23|Meir Orbach
"There are currently 7,000 cyber companies in the world, far beyond the existing demand in the market,” said NightDragon founder & managing director Dave DeWalt. "It's a Darwinist cyber bubble. Whoever survives will be whoever succeeds in the coming year"
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

"We are in the midst of a crisis, but the need for more technology is great, so the technology market will grow"

10.11.22| Maya Nahum Shahal
Check Point founder and CEO Gil Shwed explained during the Hi-Tech Effect series by Calcalist and Mobileye his insistence on staying in Israel and why the high-tech crisis should have been expected
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Gil Shwed: “Check Point stock is fantastic. Nasdaq has fallen 30% but we’ve remained stable”

27.10.22|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cybersecurity company recorded revenue of $578 million in the third quarter, an 8% increase year over year. “There is no share in Israeli history that has provided the same performance as Check Point over the years,” added Shwed
כנס פורום היוניקורנס 2022 גיל שויד מייסד משותף ומנכ"ל Check Point

Gil Shwed: "I'm optimistic about Check Point, but no one is immune today"

03.08.22|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cyber giant beat the forecasts and registered 9% growth in the second quarter - 2X the growth rate in the corresponding period
כנס פורום היוניקורנס 2022 גיל שויד מייסד משותף ומנכ"ל Check Point

Check Point: “We have $4 billion to spend and we are looking for acquisitions”

29.06.22|Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Co-founder and CEO Gil Shwed added during the Unicorns Forum that the cybersecurity powerhouse has already reached its recruiting target for the year, adding between 500-1000 employees
האקר האקרים סייבר

Check Point: Iranian hackers attempted to spy on senior Israeli officials

14.06.22|Rafael Kahan
Tzipi Livni, Israel’s former Foreign Minister and Vice Prime Minister, was one of the targets of the operation, which also included a former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, the head of a major research center, and a VP of a major defense establishment
גיל שויד מנכל צק פוינט

Check Point solidifies position as Israel's highest-valued company with Q1 results

27.04.22|Sophie Shulman
The cybersecurity powerhouse beat first-quarter forecasts with 7% growth in revenue to $543 million and has seen its valuation climb to $17 billion over recent weeks despite a rocky market