12 November 2020
Seven in 10 IT professionals report an increase in security threats as criminals target home workers during the pandemic, says Check Point Software Technologies, quoting its own research.
And 95 per cent of respondents globally said it had brought security challenges.
They have three demands: preventing even advanced, zero-day cyber-attacks; the ability to secure any type of network expansion or changes on demand; and unified solutions that speed operations and automate protection.
It has a range of devices called Quantum Security Gateways, for branch offices up to corporate data centres, said to have twice the performance and half the energy use of rivals.
They now include its SandBlast Zero Day Protection said to offer 60-plus security services for threat prevention, including a 100 per cent block score for malware prevention, exploit resistance and post-infection catch rate, recognised by NSS Labs.
Also included: up to 1.5 Tera-bps of threat prevention performance; multiple expansion ports; SSDs and second power supply.