The Truth about Cloud Security

Most people have been using cloud technology for quite some time, even if they didn't know it.

Most people have been using cloud technology for quite some time, even if they didn’t know it.

Ahhh, The Cloud. The word that used to conjure images of wispy floating droplets of water now means something very different. And as you probably know, the new definition has less to do with earth science and more to do with computer science.

We’re dedicating this week’s blog to taking a deeper dive into the inner workings of the cloud and explore how it can help improve your PC safety.

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ZoneAlarm Launches Windows 10 Compatible Antivirus Software for Consumers

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016 Extends Its Complete Protection to Windows 10 With a Free 30-Day Beta Version

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, today announced the beta launch of the Windows 10 compatible version of its flagship consumer PC product, ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016. The beta version of the antivirus software will offer all the functionality of the full version that customers enjoy on other versions of Windows and will be available for free to all customers for a 30-day trial.

“Protecting PC and mobile users from all feasible threats is our duty at ZoneAlarm,” said Nicolas Lev, global head of ZoneAlarm, Check Point’s consumer business. “Although the official launch date of Windows 10 is July 29th, many users are already testing this new operating system, therefore we have made every possible effort to release this free beta version ahead of time, to keep them safe.”

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security is a full security suite offering advanced real-time antivirus, 2-way firewall, zero-day-attack protection, parental controls, Find My Laptop, PC tune-up, anti-keylogger, private browsing, and more. It is one of today’s best PC security suites, as demonstrated in the last AV-Test results in which it earned 6/6 points in Protection and 17.5/18 total points.

The ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016 30-day free beta version is now available at: http://www.zonealarm.com/win10

About ZoneAlarm ZoneAlarm® (www.zonealarm.com) is the consumer product line of Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. With over 90 million downloads, ZoneAlarm protects PCs from viruses, spyware, hackers and identity theft. The award-winning Internet security product line is installed in consumer and small business PCs and mobile phones, protecting them from cyber threats. Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is the largest pure-play security vendor globally, provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyber-attacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises’ networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes. At Check Point, we secure the future.


Announcing: ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016 (Beta)

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016 - Sneak Peak

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016 (Beta) – Sneak Peak

Windows 10 Compatible, And Ready for Download

The world is anticipating July 29 in a pretty big way, since that’s when Microsoft will start rolling out its brand new operating system, Windows 10. We’re pretty excited about it here at ZoneAlarm (and have even written a blog about its safety features, which you can read here).

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Windows 10 – 5 Safety Features That Make Us Want to Upgrade

Windows 10 – What it means for your online security

If your computer runs Windows 7 or 8, you likely noticed something different on the bottom right side of your computer screen recently. What you may have noticed is the icon for Windows 10, due out at the end of this month. And while Windows 8 was just a tad, shall we say, underwhelming, this newest Windows incarnation seems to hit all the targets that its predecessor missed, including addressing many security concerns. Let’s take a look at 5 security features that make Windows 10 a game changer when it comes to your safety. Read more…


The Airport Hack That Could Have Happened Anywhere

Planes were grounded at Warsaw's Chopin Airport due to a hack.

A hack caused planes to be grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin Airport for 5 hours.

There was no shortage of major security stories last week, ranging from the Samsung vulnerability that affects some 600 million users to continuing coverage of the leak at the US Government’s Office of Personnel Management. That leak, by the way, now seems to have affected as many as 18 million people, including former, current and prospective federal government.

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