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Check Point Achieves Prestigious Endpoint Security Recognition from Frost & Sullivan.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award Confirms Check Point's Endpoint Security Leadership; Check Point Integrity Achieves Prominent Industry Accolades in 2005

Check Point(R) Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that its endpoint security solution, Check Point Integrity(TM), achieved prestigious recognition from Frost & Sullivan. The industry analyst firm bestowed Check Point with their renowned Global Market Leadership Award for outstanding market share, revenue growth rate, profitability and market and technology innovation. In addition, Check Point emerged as the worldwide endpoint security market leader for its top market share and its ability to deliver to customers and channel partners in 2004 based on findings published in Frost & Sullivan's April 2005 report called, "The World Endpoint Security Markets."

Specifically, the Frost & Sullivan Awards recognize top companies in regional and global markets for exceptional industry achievements. Frost & Sullivan analyzed market share, revenue growth, profitability and innovation data for 28 endpoint security vendors to determine that Check Point held the endpoint security leadership position among all other competitors.

"We only present the Frost & Sullivan Awards to companies that demonstrate the highest levels of success in the competitive marketplace, and Check Point certainly deserves this recognition," said Jose Lopez, industry analyst for Frost & Sullivan. "Check Point Integrity occupies the largest worldwide market share percentages in the enterprise, consumer/SOHO and overall endpoint security markets, and we believe that Check Point will continue to dominate in 2005."

Check Point Integrity Receives Industry Accolades

In addition to the Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award, Check Point Integrity has also achieved the following industry accolades this year:

--Endpoint Security Evaluation Winner, Information Security Magazine -- Integrity was tested head to head with five other security vendors and achieved the highest report card score for its outstanding policy management, deployment/scalability, compliance, installation and security.

--Best Enterprise Security Solution, SC Magazine -- The 2005 SC Magazine Global Awards Program accepted over 1,000 security product and service nominations across 35 security-related categories, and publication's panel of judges named Check Point Integrity the Best Enterprise Security Solution for 2005.

--eWeek Excellence Awards Finalist, eWeek Magazine -- The awards recognized vendors that meet today's rigorous enterprise IT demands, and Integrity was recognized in the area of Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation.

"Check Point's Integrity solution offers customers the industry's best manageability, scalability and reliability for endpoint security, and these latest accolades reaffirm our leadership position," said Carol Stone, vice president of marketing for Check Point Software Technologies. "Internet threats are continuously evolving, and customers can rest assured Integrity will keep their networks protected from all the latest threats so they can keep their businesses competitive and running 24 x 7."

About Check Point Integrity

Check Point Integrity endpoint security products ensure that both employee and guest users' PCs are secure before they're granted network access. For more information on Check Point Integrity, please visit http://www.checkpoint.com/products/enterprise/integrity.html.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company founded in 1961, partners with clients to create value through innovative growth strategies. The foundation of this partnership approach is our Growth Partnership Services platform, whereby we provide industry research, marketing strategies, consulting, and training to our clients to help grow their business. A key benefit that Frost & Sullivan brings to its clients is a global perspective on a broad range of industries, markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. With a client list that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, as well as the investment community, Frost & Sullivan has evolved into one of the premier growth consulting companies in the world. For more information, visit www.frost.com.

About Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. It is the market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. Through its Next Generation product line, the company delivers a broad range of intelligent Perimeter, Internal and Web security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company's ZoneAlarm product line is one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, creating award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry's framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with "best-of-breed" solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,200 Check Point partners in 88 countries.

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