VPN Dynamics Becomes One of the First Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) To Offer Check Point Next Generation Product Training

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ — VPN Dynamics Inc., leading security services and training firm providing flexible network security and VPN solutions, today announced that it is one of the first Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) Authorized Training Centers (ATC) in Northern California to offer comprehensive certification training for the Check Point Next Generation Internet security product suite.

VPN Dynamics offers both of Check Point Software Technologies’ primary training classes for Check Point Next Generation (NG). VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R) Management I NG is the initial two-day course that covers the basic steps involved in setting up an Internet firewall and managing a FireWall-1 installation. The following three-day course, VPN-1 /FireWall-1 Management II NG, concludes the training series with in-depth information on VPN and encryption technologies. Both of these courses include hands-on labs each day to give students real-world experience with Check Point Next Generation and are taught by Check Point Certified Security Instructors (CCSIs).

“VPN Dynamics is one of our newest Authorized Training Centers, and we are pleased that they have been able to integrate these new courses into their offerings so quickly. These training classes play an important role in making Check Point Next Generation the new standard for Internet security,” said Stephanie Meek, director of education services for Check Point Software Technologies.

VPN Dynamics is offering courses on Check Point Next Generation to provide IT professionals with the knowledge and understanding they need to maximize their investment in this powerful new Check Point security software suite.

“More and more companies are adopting VPNs, and are looking for ways to reduce costs while increasing their communications resources and network security. With Check Point’s Next Generation VPN-1, we continue to provide our customers with the leading solutions for VPNs and network security. Our goal is to enable customers to solve their network security problems and be available to them 24x7x365. Coupled with our monitoring services, support and education, customers will benefit from understanding how to optimally implement Check Point NG including using VPNs to reduce costs associated with network communication,” said Pradeep Aswani CEO and founder of VPN Dynamics.

VPN Dynamics is hosting free half-day educational seminars which will highlight key benefits and features of Check Point Next Generation, including: Visual Policy Editor(TM); Secure Update(TM); management high availability; enhanced licensing; secure internal communications; OPSEC(TM) applications configuration; improved logging functionality; extended VPN Support. The seminars are scheduled for the following dates in the San Francisco Bay Area:

August 29, 2001

September 19, 2001

October 29, 2001

To register, call 866-367-8761 or visit http://www.vpndynamics.com. Please contact or email training@vpndynamics for information about on-site training, customized courses and volume discounts.

About VPN Dynamics

VPN Dynamics, Inc. is a leading security services and training firm providing flexible network security and VPN solutions for the rapidly growing need for VPNs. They offer end-to-end security services that include firewall, VPN implementation, security policies, audits, penetration testing, and managed services. VPN Dynamics also provides training for implementing and integrating Check Point FireWall-1 and VPN- 1NG. For more information, VPN Dynamics can be reached at 408-654-0100, by e-mail at: info@vpndynamics.com or on the World Wide Web at http://www.vpndynamics.com

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