NEW YORK, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fireglass, the leader in web isolation, and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), today announced a new partnership that enables organizations to protect their users from advanced threats by completely eliminating attack vectors including browsers, emails and documents.
"Fireglass complements Check Point Next Generation Firewalls and SandBlast Zero-Day Protection as its isolation technology seamlessly and comprehensively integrates with our solutions," said Alon Kantor, Vice President of Business Development at Check Point Software. "Integrating Check Point Next-Generation Firewalls and SandBlast Zero-Day Protection with the Fireglass Threat Isolation Platform allows our customers to prevent threats, known or unknown, by deploying a future-proof solution that leverages the full range of protection provided by the Check Point Software Blade architecture."
Unlike conventional prevention solutions that attempt to distinguish good content from bad, Fireglass isolates and executes all content in a secure remote environment, and prevents malware, phishing and other advanced threats from ever reaching users' devices. The Fireglass Threat Isolation Platform seamlessly integrates with Check Point Next Generation Firewalls via UserCheck for maximum compatibility and zero performance impact. It also enables Check Point SandBlast Zero-Day Protection to scan and sanitize files before they are downloaded through the browser.
The integration of Fireglass with Check Point Next Generation Firewalls and SandBlast Zero-Day Protection further allows customers to direct any portion of web traffic via policy, and provides a comprehensive security solution that:
Prevents malware and other modern threats delivered through the web from infecting users' devices
Allows access to uncategorized websites safely and without risk
Enables access to documents through isolation rather than through download
Inspects and removes exploitable content from files before downloading
Prevents phishing attacks by blocking submission of credentials to malicious websites
Blocks Remote Access Trojans and Command & Control communication
"The Check Point and Fireglass partnership provides our joint customers with flexible and seamless deployment options that fit their existing security architectures," said Guy Guzner, CEO and Co-Founder at Fireglass. "The combined solution provides enterprises effective real-time prevention against the ever-changing threat landscape."
The Check Point and Fireglass solution brief is available here.
Fireglass is reinventing web security through isolation by eliminating malware, phishing and other advanced threats. Fireglass solves the excessive risks and overhead of existing web gateways, while allowing more permissive policies. By isolating and executing web pages, emails and documents in a containerized environment, Fireglass transforms all content into a visual stream, defeating all threats, known or unknown, while maintaining the same user experience and without requiring any endpoint installation. Easily deployed on-prem or offered as a cloud service, Fireglass allows users to click with confidence from any browser, OS or device without the risk of breach. Fireglass is trusted by Fortune 500 companies, large financial services institutions and healthcare providers. Founded by leaders in Network Security and military intelligence veterans, Fireglass is financially-backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Singtel Innov8, Deutsche Telekom, and Co-Founders of Trusteer, Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar.