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Check Point Secures Wireless

Check Point expands security across mobile devices and wireless networks with Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) Wireless Initiative

June 18, 2002

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced a new Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) Wireless Initiative, designed to enable customers to confidently deploy comprehensive, interoperable wireless solutions that seamlessly integrate with Check Point’s market-leading VPN-1®/ FireWall-1® Next Generation solutions. Check Point’s new OPSEC Wireless Initiative is being supported by industry leading vendors, including: Hewlett-Packard Company, Intel, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, and Proxim.Check Point’s new OPSEC Wireless Initiative extends its Secure Virtual Network Architecture (SVN) to "Secured by Check Point" mobile devices and “OPSEC Certified” wireless networking solutions. These solutions are rigorously tested and certified for interoperability with Check Point’s market-leading VPN-1/FireWall-1 Next Generation solutions, enabling customers to deploy end-to-end, integrated security across their wired and wireless environments. Additionally, customers can integrate wireless products and technologies that best meet their needs, while ensuring optimal security and reducing total cost of ownership."Wireless LANs are an attractive, cost-effective solution for extending the corporate perimeter to allow mobile access and increasing productivity, but security is critical," said Chris Christiansen, program vice president eBusiness Infrastructure and Internet Security Software for IDC. "Check Point’s OPSEC framework helps address the security requirements of wireless networks by offering customers robust solutions that integrate with existing infrastructures." Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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