Based on its recent analysis of the European mobile threat defense (MTD) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes the Israel- and US-headquartered Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. with the 2019 European Growth, Innovation & Leadership Frost Radar Award. Its continuous product development efforts, along with a solid acquisition strategy, have enabled it to expand in the European market.
“Check Point’s detection rates of previously unknown exploits, malware, and vulnerabilities are one of the highest in the industry. Among other things, it performs sandboxing and static analyses of mobile apps,” said Mikita Hanets, Research Analyst. “Moreover, SandBlast Mobile is integrated into Check Point Infinity, asolution thatensures comprehensive protection of enterprises’ endpoints, corporate networks, and cloud environments.”
Check Point has harnessed its substantial experience in network protection to generate mobile security solutions such as anti-phishing, zero-day phishing protection, safe browsing, URL filtering, and conditional access technologies. Significantly, the architecture of its mobile threat defense solution combines cloud-based protection with on-device security. This enables SandBlast Mobile to protect end-users from all attack vectors.
Additionally, the company has leveraged its market-leading capabilities to create the Check Point SandBlast App Protect, a solution that allows organizations to develop mobile applications that are secure by design. “Check Point has been gaining traction across all regions in Europe. As future MTD protection is likely to involve a multi-layered approach to security, it is likely to further expand its network-level protection offerings,” noted Hanets. “Overall, SandBlast Mobile is poised to continue being of one of the leading mobile security solutions in the European market.”
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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture that defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information, plus the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.