Check Point software collaborates with New York University to close cybersecurity workforce gap

globenewswire | August 05, 2020

Check Point software collaborates with New York  University to close cybersecurity workforce gap
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, extends its cyber security academia cooperation with New York University (NYU) to nurture the next generation of computer engineers. For the first time, NYU is partnering with a cyber-security software company that addresses multi vector protections: cloud, network, endpoint, and mobile. Leveraging Check Point’s unmatched experience and expertise in the cyber landscape, NYU Tandon School of Engineering students will receive full visibility and understanding of the Check Point Infinity Architecture via Check Point's eLearning system. The Infinity eLearning program gives students access to the following innovative Cyber Security learning paths.

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Even today, strange as it sounds, far too many websites have no protection at all. In organizations where developers are evaluated primarily on their ability to ship code on time, there is often a lack of incentive to adopt secure coding practices.Website protection services can quickly add measurable security to your web presence compared to deploying and managing your own equipment and infrastructure to provide similar capabilities.

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prnewswire | November 12, 2020

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Even today, strange as it sounds, far too many websites have no protection at all. In organizations where developers are evaluated primarily on their ability to ship code on time, there is often a lack of incentive to adopt secure coding practices.Website protection services can quickly add measurable security to your web presence compared to deploying and managing your own equipment and infrastructure to provide similar capabilities.