Checkpoint Systems Inc. News

Check-Point CloudGuard Secures Hybrid Clouds And Delivers Amazing ROI To Customers

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, a provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, announces the results of an independently commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting which analyses the Total Economic Impact (TEI) and benefits that enterprises deploying Check Point’s CloudGuard Cloud Network Security solution can realize. The study found that CloudGuard repaid its initial investment in under 3 months, with a 169% ROI over 3 years through higher staff productivity, reduced b...

Check Point Identifies A Security Vulnerability In TikTok’s ‘Find Friends’ Feature

Researchers at cyber-security specialist Check Point Research have identified a security vulnerability in TikTok’s ‘Find Friends’ feature. If left unpatched, the vulnerability would have enabled an attacker to access a user's profile details and the phone number associated with their account, making it possible to build a database of users and their related phone numbers for use in malicious activity. Certain profile settings Profile details that were accessible via the vuln...

Check Point Research Reveals Spike In Malicious Domains Cyber Threats Ahead Of 2020 US Elections

Check Point Research is conducting an ongoing study into cyber threats in the run-up to the 2020 US elections. Initial findings of the study show surges in the number of malicious domains related to the election. Furthermore, researchers at CPR have outlined their top 6 attack scenarios to most watch out for leading up to election-day. Check Point researchers conducted a study on election-related domains between the months of June and October 2020. Compared to other domains registered during th...

Check Point® Software Technologies Announces Global Threat Index For September 2020

Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published its latest Global Threat Index for September 2020. Researchers found that an updated version of Valak malware has entered the Index for the first time, ranking as the 9th most prevalent malware in September. First observed in late 2019, Valak is a sophisticated threat which was previously classified as a malware loader. In recent months...

Check Point Discloses A Critical Vulnerability In Instagram Allowing To Turn A Phone Into A Spying Tool

Security researchers at Check Point identified a critical vulnerability in Instagram, the popular photo and video sharing app with over 1 billion users worldwide. The vulnerability would have given an attacker the ability to take over a victim’s Instagram account and turn their phone into a spying tool, simply by sending them a malicious image file. When the image is saved and opened in the target’s Instagram app, the exploit would give the hacker full access to the victim’s In...

Check Point Research Announces The Re-Appearance Of Emotet Botnet In The July 2020 Global Threat Index

Check Point Research has published its latest Global Threat Index for July 2020. Researchers found that after a five-month absence, Emotet has surged back to 1st place in the Index, impacting 5% of organizations globally. Since February 2020, Emotet’s activities – primarily sending waves of malspam campaigns – started to slow down and eventually stopped, until re-emerging in July. This pattern was observed in 2019 when the Emotet botnet ceased activity during the summer months...

Check Point® Software Announces IoT Protect To Secure IoT Devices And Networks Against Cyber-Attacks

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has introduced its Internet of Things (IoT) Protect solution to secure both IoT devices and networks in smart building, smart city, healthcare, industrial and critical infrastructure environments against all types of advanced Gen VI cyber-threats. The solution delivers threat prevention and security management capabilities to block even unknown cyber-attacks at both IoT network and IoT device level, usin...

Checkpoint Systems Launches SmartOccupancy Solution For Retail Stores To Monitor Occupancy Level Of Stores

Checkpoint Systems, a pioneer in source-to-shopper solutions, launches a new system to help retailers view in-store occupancy levels and receive alerts in real-time. The SmartOccupancy solution is designed for stores with an occupancy limit or those with high shrink rates. It helps retail associates or security guards view the number of shoppers currently in a store in real-time, while helping managers deploy staff efficiently, combating risk and deterring theft more effectively. Visual color...

Checkpoint Systems Announced As The Title Sponsor Of The Retail Risk Conference London 2020

The supplier of loss prevention solutions and retail security, Checkpoint Systems UK, has been announced as the title sponsor of the upcoming Retail Risk Conference in London on 2 April 2020. Retail Risk events welcome thousands of senior professionals in the loss prevention industry, C-Suite executives, international retail brands and academics every year at their global conferences. This is the first time Checkpoint Systems has collaborated with Retail Risk London 2020, allowing the loss prev...

Checkpoint Systems Unveils Retail Technology Solutions At EuroShop 2020

Checkpoint Systems has unveiled a host of new, pioneering solutions at EuroShop 2020 that demonstrate how technology can help brands navigate the evolving retail landscape. The only fully vertically integrated solutions provider, Checkpoint, has developed an extensive understanding of the complex challenges presented by the retail digital transformation. And, its collaboration with leading retailers, such as LPP and Desigual, demonstrates how it is building an agile, responsive in-store environ...

Checkpoint To Showcase Its RFID-Based Retail Security Solutions At EuroShop 2020

The retail industry is undergoing a significant period of change. Consumer demand is constantly evolving led by rising expectations for an improved experience, both online and in-store. Today’s connected consumer firmly sets the pace for change and retailers must respond to stay in the race. What can visitors to Checkpoint’s stand at EuroShop 2020 expect to see? 78% of consumers want an enjoyable in-store experience, coupled with store design contributing to a potential sales increa...

Checkpoint Systems’ HALO App Simplifies And Speeds Up Omni-Channel Orders With RFID Technology

Checkpoint Systems came out with a major release of the IoT software platform HALO which comes with omni-channel and task management functionality. HALO now supports in-store fulfillment of omni-channel orders, that is ‘buy online, pick up in store’ and ship-from-store. Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and accurate inventory data, HALO helps distributing the orders among stores based on availability. HALO mobile app The HALO mobile app shows store staff the or...