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Check Point Fellow and Co-Inventor of IPv6 Explains Secure Network Upgrades at RSA Conference 2012

Attend "Deploying IPv6 Securely" on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 (February 22, 2012)

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/12 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced their speaking session, "Deploying IPv6 Securely" at RSA Conference 2012. Check Point Fellow, Robert Hinden and Chief Security Officer at VeriSign, Danny McPherson, will be discussing the security implications of deploying IPv6, Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. PT at Moscone Center, Room 307, in San Francisco, California.

"As networks around the world transition to IPv6, individual organizations need to gain a clear understanding of the security challenges that go along with the migration from IPv4. Network professionals must thoroughly evaluate threats and security issues that are unique to IPv6, and adopt best practices necessary for a secure deployment," said Robert Hinden, fellow at Check Point Software Technologies.

"Deploying IPv6 Securely" presented by Check Point Software Technologies

Robert Hinden is a Check Point Fellow, as well as the chair of the IAOC and the IPv6 (6MAN) working group at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He was also the co-recipient of the 2008 IEEE Internet Award for pioneering work in the development of the first Internet routers. Hinden has worked on the Internet since its early days as a DARPA research project to the current Internet, seeing threats evolve from elementary hacking attempts to the sophisticated and coordinated cybercrime attacks that are widespread today.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. PT

Moscone Center, Room 307
747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (, the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.

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