Service Provider Takeaway: Check Point's NGX is the primary security software platform for the company's enterprise firewall, VPN and management solutions. NGX R65 is the newest release from the company. This chapter excerpt, from Check Point NGX R65 Security Administration by Ralph Bonnell, will provide a handy reference for Check Point users and their questions.
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Check Point has come a long way since it was formed more than a decade ago.
Check Point's latest major release is the NGX R65. This latest version incorporates features such as built-in antivirus, antispam, URL scanning, attack prevention, and route-based virtual private network (VPN) technology. This book will cover the new features introduced in this latest version.
The NGX R65 adds a significant number of features to the Management platform. In addition, a plug-in system was developed, making it easier to add new products to the SmartConsole suite of Management interfaces. This chapter summarizes the new features introduced since NGX R60.
Reprinted from Chapter one of Check Point NGX R65 Security Administration by Ralph Bonnell. Printed with permission from Syngress, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2007. For more information about this title, please visit www.syngress.com.