Check Point Software Announces Strategic Partnership with FinTech Scotland
Check PointÂ® Software Technologies Ltd.Â (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber-security solutions globally,Â has today announced that it has become a strategic partner of FinTech Scotland, an independent not-for-profit body jointly established by the private sector and the Scottish Government. Check Point solutions bring a practical boost to cyber-security awareness and engagement with Scottish fintech firms.
The partnership will see Check Point deliver cyber-security education and training initiatives to organizations operating in FinTech Scotlandâ€™s cluster. It will also work with the fintech SMEs to enable cyber-security from the outset with focused solutions to help protect their businesses against cyber threats targeting networks, cloud deployments and mobile devices.
FinTech Scotland is supported by a broad range of global financial services, technology, and professional services firms, as well as University of Edinburgh and University of Strathclyde, the Financial Conduct Authority, Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise. Check Point brings its expertise and global experience on cyber security, which will help further develop Scotlandâ€™s position as a global fintech cluster.
â€œScotland is home to a phenomenal pool of fintech talent. However, as with many sectors, these firms face complex challenges right now, as they navigate the changes to their networks due to the rapid digital transformation and remote working practices forced upon us all.Â By partnering with FinTech Scotland, we aim to equip these firms with the tools and support they need to ensure cybersecurity is deeply embedded within their business in these challenging times and beyond.â€
Roddy MacCallum, Head of Scotland at Check Point Software Technologies.
â€œWeâ€™re delighted to welcome Check Point as a strategic partner. They join a group of global organisations that have decided to support the development and growth of the Scottish fintech cluster. Cyber threats are one of the biggest concerns for fintech entrepreneurs. Involving a global expert in cyber security will help address those concerns and support fintech SMEâ€™s to confidently develop safe and secure innovation.â€
Nicola Anderson, interim CEO at FinTech Scotland.
The partnership with FinTech Scotland further demonstrates Check Pointâ€™s ongoing commitment to providing essential education and training in Scotland. To mark the launch of the partnership, Check Point and FinTech Scotland are hosting an online event on 26 November to discuss the latest cyber-security threats in the sector. To register for interest, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fintech-scotland-zero-touch-security-tickets-127138640095
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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers its multilevel security architecture, Infinity Total Protection with Gen V advanced threat prevention, which defends enterprisesâ€™ cloud, network and mobile device held information. Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.