Check Point IPS Pros

VN
System and Network Administrator at Auriga - The banking e-volution
The Check Point IPS module allows me granularity in creating rules.
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MD
Systems en networks engineer at CB
I can generate reports for management automatically based on the threats of the last day/week/whatever is needed.
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RN
Network Engineer at VSP Vision Care
It is also worth noting that many IPS signature comes with detailed background about the vulnerability, and potentially how the vulnerability would affect the network security.
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Check Point IPS
December 2022
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Adriamcam - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at ITQS
Check Point IPS manages risk categories very well and accordingly helps us protect each of our devices in real-time.
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PRAPHULLA  DESHPANDE - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate Consult at Atos
There's an automatic update after every 2 hours which makes sure that the database is up to date and providing zero-day vulnerability protection.
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Basil Dange - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
It protects against specific known exploits but also, with SandBlast integration, it is able to protect against unknown or zero-day attacks at the perimeter level.
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Greg Tate - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Technology Operations Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We are able to define our own rules for detection.
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DH
Support at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The reports are useful in helping to verify the threats where we can see the level of severity in order to be able to take action.
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SS
Director Of Information Technology at a security firm with 1-10 employees
Overall, it give me a lot of insight into my network that I didn't have before.
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Manuel Briones - PeerSpot reviewer
Voice and data infrastructure specialist at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Check Point Intrusion Prevention System has great profiles, and we can continuously create, modify, activate, deactivate or configure any specific setting to allow the profile to focus on just one thing or for certain attacks.
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Check Point IPS Cons

VN
System and Network Administrator at Auriga - The banking e-volution
Having additional reports available would be helpful.
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MD
Systems en networks engineer at CB
Sometimes protections are 'aggregated' into a single threat name when you look at the logs. I would prefer to see all protections named individually (for example, right now, 'web enforcement' is a category that contains several signatures).
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RN
Network Engineer at VSP Vision Care
The dashboard reports can be easier to generate and customize.
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Check Point IPS
December 2022
Learn what your peers think about Check Point IPS. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2022.
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Adriamcam - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at ITQS
When entering, it always takes a long time to load.
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PRAPHULLA  DESHPANDE - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate Consult at Atos
After the R80 release, there are almost all feature sets available under IPS Configuration. However, further to this, adding a direct vulnerability scan based on ports and protocol for every zone (LAN, DMZ, or Outside) will make Check Point very different compared to other vendors on the market.
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Basil Dange - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
There is a performance impact on the NGFW post-enabling the IPS blade/Module, which can even lead to downtime if IPS starts to monitor or block high-volume traffic.
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Greg Tate - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Technology Operations Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Support is the biggest area for improvement.
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DH
Support at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Despite being a blade, this is expensive.
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SS
Director Of Information Technology at a security firm with 1-10 employees
The pain point that I have with this solution is contacting technical support.
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Manuel Briones - PeerSpot reviewer
Voice and data infrastructure specialist at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The cost is a bit high but it is worth it.
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Buyer's Guide
Check Point IPS
December 2022
Learn what your peers think about Check Point IPS. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2022.
655,711 professionals have used our research since 2012.