Check Point

20 stories about Check Point
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
כנס וירג'ין לחדשנות 2019 גיל שוויד מנכ"ל ובעלי צ'ק פוינט

Check Point acquiring Israeli cybersecurity startup Spectral for $60 million

01.02.22|Sophie Shulman
Founded in 2020, Spectral’s developer-first approach to security focuses on code safety and trust, fast code scanning, and simple developer experience
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"The secondary celebration will not continue. The market of 2021 is over"

22.01.22|Sophie Shulman
Shlomo Kramer is the godfather of cybersecurity. Since founding with his partners the pioneering Check Point, he has built two more giant companies, his latest being Cato Networks. He's also invested successfully in dozens of startups, several of which have already become unicorns
מימין גיל שוויד ו שלמה קרמר

Cybersecurity valuations are a bubble, warn Check Point co-founders

20.10.21|Meir Orbach
Gil Shwed and Shlomo Kramer haven’t been partners for over two decades, but both believe that current cyber growth is unrealistic
Eyal Elyashiv Aviv Yehazkel Cynamics

Cynamics raises $7 million led by Marius Nacht

22.09.21|James Spiro
The company analyses 1% of network samples to predict the remaining 99% and prevent threats and attacks
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Could Ultra-Orthodox women be the solution Israeli tech is looking for?

08.09.21|Daniel Farber-Ball
Battling the human capital scarcity, the Adva program trains Ultra-Orthodox women as developers and helps them enter the local ecosystem
Gil Friedrich Avanan

Check Point acquiring Avanan for $300 million, its biggest purchase in over a decade

30.08.21|Sophie Shulman
The cloud-email security vendor has developed a patented application-programming interface (API) solution to stop email threats before they arrive in the inbox
מוסף שבועי 28.11.19 ניר צוק מנכל חברת פלאו אלדו ישראלי לשעבר

Palo Alto’s new focus on profitability is bad news for Israeli startups

26.08.21|Sophie Shulman
The cyber giant spent over $3 billion on acquisitions in three years, which shot up its valuation. However, as it aims to increase profits, Israeli companies which hoped to be bought are likely going to have to wait
גיל שויד ב כנס חדשנות ב מרכז פרס

Check Point surpasses market forecasts for Q2, recording $217 million profit

The Israeli cybersecurity company’s revenue was up 4% year over year to $526 million, with its cash balance reaching $4 billion. “We’ve seen a 93% increase in ransomware attacks, as Gen V attacks are now the new norm,” said CEO Gil Shwed
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Cryptocurrency technology is “the new engine” for cybercrime, says Check Point

23.07.21|James Spiro
Speaking to CTech during Cyber Week, Check Point’s Oded Vanunu shares how cybercrime has evolved on the blockchain, and what governments can do to protect against attacks
גיל שויד מנכל צק פוינט

Check Point is ready to fight for its place, reveals numbers behind cloud operation

07.06.21|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cybersecurity pioneer wants to prove to everyone that even though it might have arrived late to the cloud game, no one should count Gil Shwed’s company out. ”We will make more acquisitions and continue to be aggressive with the cloud”
אנטי וירוס אבטחה סייבר מובייל האקר

Cybersecurity startup Exabeam raises $200 million at $2.4 billion valuation

01.06.21|Meir Orbach
Israeli co-founder Nir Polak to step down from role of CEO to become chairman of the board
וג'די זאביט מייסד משותף Orca security

The entrepreneur from Kafr Manda who built a cybersecurity unicorn

30.05.21|Maayan Manela
From the day he got his first computer, Orca Security co-founder Wagde Zabit knew he found his calling. How does one man from a small Arab community get to the top of Startup Nation?
מוסף שבועי 20.5.21 דיוויד בלאמברג

David Blumberg: When visiting Israel, I leave my heart at passport control and follow my head

22.05.21|Sophie Shulman
For decades David Blumberg has been part of the local tech scene, now in a rare interview with Calcalist, he discusses his vision, Israel, and how come a Jewish, Gay, fourth-generation Californian supports Donald Trump