This certification means that Check Point customers using AirPatrol products can confidently control the impact of wireless technologies on corporate networks and data security both in and out of the office
PALO ALTO, Calif. (PRWEB) January 24, 2008
"This certification means that Check Point customers using AirPatrol products can confidently control the impact of wireless technologies on corporate networks and data security both in and out of the office," said Nicholas Miller, CEO of AirPatrol. "This next-generation approach to Wi-Fi security ensures companies can safely reap the benefits of wireless in the most business-practical way."
"With the growing popularity of Wi-Fi networks and the mobility demands of today's workforce, businesses are looking to deploy strong, yet business-friendly, solutions for wireless security," said Kelly Binger, business development manager at Check Point. "The powerful combination of AirPatrol's wireless security software with Check Point award-winning products provides the market with a safe, yet cost-effective, way to keep pace with the demands and opportunities of a wireless world."
To mitigate today's greatest wireless threats, AirPatrol's products are certified to interoperate with Check Point endpoint security products Integrity(TM) and VPN-1 SecureClient(TM), in addition to VPN-1 security gateways. AirPatrol products interoperate with Integrity and VPN-1 SecureClient to cooperatively enforce endpoint security policies, allowing network administrators to control the use of wireless devices in their enterprise. In addition, by interfacing with Suspicious Activity Monitoring (SAM) API, AirPatrol products can communicate with Check Point VPN-1 gateways, using firewalls to block traffic and suspicious activity from accessing a corporate WLAN.
This software-based, next-generation approach to Wi-Fi security provides greater pricing flexibility, superior network configuration capabilities and almost infinite scalability when compared to competitive solutions. By supporting a wide variety of third-party access points and popular network architectures, the AirPatrol methodology offers businesses a future-proof solution that protects current investments in infrastructure and easily expands as performance demands increase.
About AirPatrol Corporation
AirPatrol Corporation, the most trusted authority on wireless threats to wired and wireless networks, offers a comprehensive suite of location-based wireless solutions that enable companies to keep pace with the expanding requirements of an increasingly mobile world. Based on an expert understanding of real-world industry needs, AirPatrol delivers the innovations that businesses depend on to confidently deploy, manage and protect networks against present and future wireless threats. Customers and partners include leading mobile innovators, Fortune 100 enterprises and high-profile government agencies around the globe. AirPatrol is a privately held company with offices in the US, Canada and Europe. For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.airpatrolcorp.com.
About Check Point's OPSEC(TM)
OPSEC (Open Platform for Security) is the industry's open, multi-vendor security framework. With over 350 partners, OPSEC guarantees customers the broadest choice of best-of-breed integrated applications and deployment platforms that support Check Point's Secure Virtual Network Architecture. Products that carry the OPSEC Certified seal have been tested to guarantee integration and interoperability. For complete OPSEC Alliance program information, including partner and product listings, the freely available OPSEC SDK (software development kit) and evaluation versions of OPSEC Certified products, visit http://www.opsec.com.