Check Point Launches SandBlast to Detect Malware

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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SAN CARLOS, CA: Today cyber attackers have become smarter than the security professionals. They are using more refined ways to attack their victims, so to deal with these sophisticated and smart hackers, Check Point Software Technologies, provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, has introduced Check Point SandBlast- a new Advanced Threat prevention solution, which promotes threat defense with evasion-resistant malware detection and comprehensive protection, while reducing the risk of expensive breaches.   

The new threat prevention solution includes Threat Emulation, which combines the new CPU- level detection with recently evaluated OS-level sandboxing and Threat Extraction, which provides users with access to safe versions of content immediately while files are under evaluation.

“Enterprises are at risk of falling victim to targeted attacks, but implementing proactive, preventive technologies to block malware from entering the network will protect your business without compromising efficiency. Check Point SandBlast provides an additional layer of security from even the most sophisticated attacks by catching more malware, with minimal impact on delivery times,” says Gil Shwed, Founder and CEO, Check Point Software Technologies.

The main highlights of the newly-launched solution comprises identification of malware at the exploit phase and cannot be bypassed by delay loops; prompt delivery of  safe versions data files with the integrated Threat Extraction capability, which enables real-world deployment to block malicious content, without  any significant delay.