Check Point expands Endpoint Security for Mac Users

By | December 8, 2004

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the world leader in Internet security, announced on Tuesday the availability of Check Point VPN-1 SecureClient for the Mac OS X platform.

Check Point VPN-1 SecureClient allows security administrators to enforce desktop security policies on the network and push out a centrally-managed policy to remote users, enabling consistent endpoint security throughout an organization.

This single client security solution now allows Mac OS X administrators to manage security for remote Mac OS X users; ensuring mobile Mac users will not compromise network security or open up a back door into the corporate network.

“The availability of VPN-1 SecureClient for Mac OS X users marks an important milestone in Check Point´s Total Access Protection initiative to address the security needs of computer users everywhere,” said Gonen Fink, vice president of solutions and strategy for Check Point Software Technologies.

“We are excited about Check Point Software´s release of VPN-1 SecureClient for Mac OS X,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple´s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations.

“The technology complements the existing security that is built in to Mac OS X to deliver an easy to use and secure firewall and VPN solution for heterogeneous enterprise environments.”

Check Point’s security solution is the industry´s first, easy-to-deploy VPN client to incorporate a centrally managed personal firewall for Mac OS X users.

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