Check Point NGFW is #3 ranked solution in best firewalls
. PeerSpot users give Check Point NGFW an average rating of 8.8 out of 10.
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. Check Point NGFW is popular among the large enterprise segment,
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Check Point NGFW Buyer's Guide
Download the Check Point NGFW Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: August 2022
What is Check Point NGFW?
Check Point NGFW is a next generation firewall that enables safe usage of internet applications by blocking malicious applications and unblocking safe applications. Check Point NGFW, which uses deep packet inspection to identify and control applications, has features such as application and user control and integrated intrusion prevention (IPS), as well as more advanced malware prevention capabilities like sandboxing.
Check Point NGFW includes 23 firewall models optimized for running all threat prevention technologies simultaneously, including full SSL traffic inspection, without compromising on security or performance.
Benefits of Check Point's Next Generation Firewall
Robust security: Check Point NGFW delivers the best possible threat prevention with SandBlast Zero Day protection. The SandBlast protection agent constantly inspects passing network traffic for exploits and vulnerabilities. Suspicious files are then emulated in a virtual sandbox in order to detect and report malicious behavior.
Security at hyperscale: On-demand hyperscale threat prevention performance provides cloud level expansion and resiliency on premises.
Unified management: Check Point's SmartConsole makes it easy to manage and configure network security environments and policies. With the SmartConsole, users can manage all the firewall gateways and access logs and install databases from one location. Unified management control across the network increases the efficiency of security operations and reduces IT costs.
Continuous logging: Check Point NGFW’s Threat Management feature detects vulnerabilities and logs them. Using the logged data, users can easily create and implement efficient security policies.
Remote access: The remote access VPN provides a seamless connection for remote users.
Check Point NGFW is suitable for organizations of all sizes, from small businesses to larger enterprises.
Reviews from Real Users
Check Point NGFW stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its intrusion prevention feature as well as its centralized management, which makes it very easy to deploy firewall policies to many firewalls with one click.
Shivani J., a network security administrator, writes, "Check Point has a lot of features. The ones I love are the antivirus, intrusion prevention, and data loss prevention."
G., a network administrator at Secretaría de Finanzas de Aguascalientes, writes, “Within the organization, the inspection of packages has given us great help in detecting traffic that may be a threat to the institution. The configuration of policies has allowed us to maintain control of access and users for each institution that is incorporated into our headquarters.”
Arun J., a senior network engineer, notes, “The nicest feature is the centralized management of multiple firewalls. With the centralized management, we can easily use and operate multiple firewalls as well as create a diagram of them.”
Check Point NGFW was previously known as Check Point NG Firewall, Check Point Next Generation Firewall.
Check Point NGFW Customers
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