Check Point NGX R65 Security Administration


  • Ralph Bonnell, Senior Information Security Consultant, SiegeWorks, Seattle, WA, USA

Check Point NGX R65 is the next major release of Check Point's flagship firewall software product, which has over 750,000 registered users. Check Point's NGX is the underlying security software platform for all of the company's enterprise firewall, VPN and management solutions. It enables enterprises of all sizes to reduce the cost and complexity of security management and ensure that their security systems can be easily extended to adapt to new and emerging threats. This title is a continuation of Syngress' best-selling references on Check Point's market leading Firewall and VPN products.
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Check Point has an installed user base of over 750,000. These system administrators and security professionals are responsible for installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Check Point Firewalls for securing their networks and also implementing Virtual Private Networks (VPN). This book is also appropriate for readers preparing for Check Point's upcoming NGX R65 Certification exams.


Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-245-4

Table of Contents

1: NGX R65 Operational changes2: SmartClients and SmartManagement3. Management Portal4: Advanced Authentication5: Advanced VPN Concepts and Tunnel Monitoring6: Advanced VPN Client Installations7: Multicast Security8: Advanced DoS Protection9: High Availability and Clustering 10: SecurePlatform