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Check Point, ElevenPaths tie mobile security pact

Check Point, ElevenPaths tie mobile security pact

Check Point Software Technologies has announced Telefonica’s cybersecurity subsidiary, ElenthPaths as a provider of Check Point mobile security technologies for Telefonica corporate customers worldwide.

The agreement between Check Point and ElevenPaths provides Telefónica customers with a suite of mobile security services including Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention and complementary security products developed by ElevenPaths. This new offering will be part of the corporate mobility services Telefónica provides globally, the companies announced.

The offering will include:protection against the three main vectors of mobile attacks including malicious applications, network attacks and attacks to devices’ operating systems, visibility and intelligence into the threat landscape of an organisation’s entire mobile deployment as well as simple and transparent management of enterprise mobile security, while ensuring privacy.

According to Pedro Pablo Perez, vice president of products and services, ElevenPaths, “The Telefónica mobile security and mobility management solution facilitates day-to-day in business communications, guaranteeing productivity and protecting employee devices at all times,”

“This agreement provides our customers with unparalleled mobile security with a joint product that combines Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention with Tacyt, a cyber intelligence mobile threat tool developed by ElevenPaths”, Perez adds.

Check Point says its researchers continue to see a dramatic escalation in the number and sophistication of targeted attacks on mobile devices worldwide. Attacks like these can make business use of smartphones and tablets a significant risk to the security of sensitive enterprise data accessed on mobile devices.

“We believe mobile devices are the weakest link in corporate security today, leaving businesses susceptible to data leakage and network attacks,” said Amnon Bar-Lev, president, Check Point.

“This agreement is a key part of protecting today’s businesses, and we’re looking forward to working with Telefonica and Eleven Paths to protect businesses around the world from these threats.” Bar-Lev added.

With this offering, Check Point and ElevenPaths will deliver cutting-edge security for Telefonica customers through integration with ElevenPaths technology, which make it possible for security analysts to identify behavioral patterns displayed by criminal organizations, disclosed the companies.

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Donatus Anichukwueze Technology Writer at Technology Times Media e-mail: donatus.anichukwueze@technologytimes.ng