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20 stories about Check Point
Data dump from Radware hack raises cyber eyebrows for the future of warfare
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
Gil Shwed: Cyber attacks on Israeli companies demanding ransom doubled during war
"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."
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
Palo Alto’s 134-slide presentation reveals the insides of the global cyber market
In-depth analysis paints crucial portrait of rapidly evolving cyber landscape
Cyber chess: Check Point's $490 million Perimeter 81 deal and market dynamics
Examining the timing and strategic considerations behind the all-Israeli cybersecurity deal
Discount unicorn: Check Point pays $490 million for Perimeter 81, one year after being valued at $1 billion
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
Gil Shwed: "I don't know if today I would register Check Point in Israel"
"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
Check Point CEO: "We are still far from the peak of the high-tech crisis”
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”
Check Point tells employees no raises in 2023
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
Nataly Kremer joins Check Point as Chief Product Officer and Head of R&D
Kremer joins the company after 12 years with AT&T, where she led its Software and Delivery organization and was the General Manager of AT&T's R&D center in Israel. Former CPO Dr. Dorit Dor was named as Chief Technology Officer, with Rupal Hollenbeck being promoted to President
"ChatGPT will bring with it a wave of creativity and innovation"
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"
Behind the Dor: “I think of myself as number 1 at Check Point, in my world"
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
Check Point registered fastest growth in seven years in 2022
The cybersecurity veteran announced that its total revenues last year reached $2.33 billion, an 8% increase year-over-year
"It's time for a company like Check Point to reach a value of $100 billion"
"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"
"We are in the midst of a crisis, but the need for more technology is great, so the technology market will grow"
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
Gil Shwed: “Check Point stock is fantastic. Nasdaq has fallen 30% but we’ve remained stable”
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
Gil Shwed: "I'm optimistic about Check Point, but no one is immune today"
The Israeli cyber giant beat the forecasts and registered 9% growth in the second quarter - 2X the growth rate in the corresponding period
Check Point: “We have $4 billion to spend and we are looking for acquisitions”
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
Check Point: Iranian hackers attempted to spy on senior Israeli officials
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
Check Point solidifies position as Israel's highest-valued company with Q1 results
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
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