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Check Point Software Technologies And CyberX Aligns To Ensure Solutions For Industrial Networks Security


Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) and CyberX have joined hands together to create secure mission critical networks in the industrial sector. According to the company, the joint offering would provide a high-level of protection with a proactive security solution that ensured industrial networks security.

Check Point's VP of business development, Alon Kantor, said "Check Point provides ICS/SCADA cyber security solutions leveraging our full range of threat prevention capabilities including firewall, IPS, anti-malware and sandboxing to detect and prevent threats to SCADA networks. We are pleased to have CyberX join us in offering an integrated solution with ruggedized appliance options to help keep customers one step ahead in securing these critical infrastructure and industrial control organizations."

Reacting to the development, CyberX CEO, Omer Schneider, said "CyberX partnered with Check Point to create new opportunities in the industrial market. The combined solution introduces excellent protection, delivering an outstanding line of defense for industrial networks."

Check Point said Cyber Security threats on industrial networks were materializing into successful attacks. The company cited the incidence of the BlackEnergy malware attack that has recently hit the Ukraine Power Company. As a result, its requirement became increasingly evident to secure operational networks.

On Thursday, the stock traded down by 1.09 percent.

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