Check Point Next Generation Training Now Available At Check Point Authorized Training Centers — ATCs

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 30, 2001–

Comprehensive, Hands-on Courses Available at Over

225 Locations Worldwide

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the availability of training on Check Point Next Generation, Check Point’s powerful new product suite, at the 225-plus Check Point Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) worldwide. These courses give customers the knowledge they need to most effectively utilize Check Point’s new comprehensive product suite for Internet security, Check Point Next Generation, and maximize their return on investment. For specific course starting dates and ATC contact information please visit http://www.checkpoint.com/atc.

Course Details:

VPN-1/FireWall-1 Management I NG — This two-day how-to course covers set up and management of Check Point Next Generation FireWall-1(R) and provides excellent preparation for CCSA certification.

VPN-1/FireWall-1 Management II NG — This three-day course offers advanced training on VPN-1/FireWall-1 NG including how to install and configure site-to-site and remote access VPNs. This course is excellent preparation for CCSE certification.

ATC courses prepare individuals for exams to become certified as Check Point Certified Security Engineers (CCSEs) and Check Point Certified Security Administrators (CCSAs), two of the most highly recognized Internet security credentials in the industry. All Check Point ATC courses are taught by instructors that are Certified Check Point Security Instructors (CCSIs).

“Check Point is deeply committed to providing world-class training through our global ATC network to complement our market-leading products. This is accomplished through our global ATC network,” said Glenn Barlow, vice president, worldwide technical services, Check Point Software Technologies. “The new courses on Check Point Next Generation enable customers to maximize the use of every powerful feature, ensuring the highest level of security possible for their networks.”

Check Point’s Next Generation security solution provides customers with a simple, scalable, secure and dependable Internet security infrastructure that includes comprehensive and integrated management capabilities. Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 Next Generation is the industry’s most advanced Internet security, VPN and management solution, delivering unparalleled manageability, reliability and performance.

Certification training is an important aspect of Check Point’s services organization, complementing Check Point’s market-leading Internet security solutions. Check Point’s ATC program reflects Check Point’s continued commitment to providing security professionals with the most reliable, accessible and comprehensive certification training possible.

About Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point Software Technologies is the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. The company’s Secure Virtual Network (SVN) architecture provides the infrastructure that enables secure and reliable Internet communications. SVN secures business-to-business (B2B) communications between networks, systems, applications and users across the Internet, intranets and extranets. Check Point’s Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) provides the framework for integration and interoperability with “best-of-breed” solutions from over 270 leading industry partners. For more information, please call us at 800/429-4391 or 650/628-2000 or visit us on the Web at http://www.checkpoint.com.

Note to Editors: Check Point, the Check Point logo, FireWall-1, FireWall-1 SecureServer, FloodGate-1, INSPECT, IQ Engine, MetaInfo, Meta IP, Open Security Extension, OPSEC, Provider-1, SecureKnowledge, SiteManager, SVN, UAM, UserAuthority, VPN-1, VPN-1 Accelerator Card, VPN-1 Appliance, VPN-1 Certificate Manager, VPN-1 Gateway, VPN-1 SecureClient, VPN-1 SecuRemote, VPN-1 SecureServer and ConnectControl are trademarks or registered trademarks of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. or its affiliates. All other product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The products described in this document are protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,606,668 and 5,835,726 and may be protected by other U.S. Patents, foreign patents, or pending applications.




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