Check Point increases intrusion prevention effectiveness with IPS-1

By siliconindia   |   Monday, 28 April 2008, 12:29 Hrs
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Bangalore: Check Point Software Technologies, a player in securing the Internet, has announced the release of its dedicated intrusion prevention system, IPS-1 R65.1 in India. Check Point IPS-1 features superior management tools that increase administration efficiency, provide unique rapid response mitigation and will strengthen network defenses for enterprises in India.

IPS-1 demonstrates high throughput performance on Intel multi-core and parallel processing technology and integrates with Check Point's security architecture providing customers with Check Point's management interface and unified installation.

"Intrusion prevention is a key layer in the network security architecture in today's businesses," said Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Country Sales Manager, India & SAARC, Check Point Software Technologies. "The integration of our IPS solution into Check Point's security architecture brings visibility of threats to customers and enables administrators to focus and respond faster to critical events. It provides security that is aware, adaptive, and actionable and has awareness of the network environment, adapts to changes in the environment, and can take action to protect the network from exploitation," he added.

Check Point IPS-1 is the first intrusion prevention system (IPS) to utilize Situational Visibility, a real-time graphical interface that isolates and highlights critical attacks against essential business systems. Situational Visibility allows customers to graphically monitor these business systems and then drill down on key events to get attack details, including attack source and type, effects of the attack, recommended remediation methods and the actual packet capture of the attack. The exclusive information and forensic tools available in IPS-1 accelerate administrators' ability to recognize, evaluate and act upon suspicious network events.

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