Sky and Space Global Ltd is pleased to announce that it executed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Check Point Software Technologies LTD. pursuant to which the parties have agreed to partner on integrating Check Point’s cybersecurity solutions into the SAS communication platform, including the space and ground networks.
Check Point is one of the largest cyber security vendors globally, providing leading solutions protecting customers from cyberattacks by exceptional catch rate of malware and other types of threats. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises – from networks to mobile devices – in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organisations worldwide of all sizes.
Under the terms of the MOU, the parties will work to integrate Check Point’s cybersecurity solutions into the SAS communication platform, with a view to setting a new global standard for space assets and space systems cyber security pending formal agreements. With the intention to later expand into more regions, this partnership marks a step to bring cyber security to a new era – an era with global coverage from space.
Mr. Yonatan Shrama, Vice President of Business Development at Sky and Space Global, said: “We are excited to work hand in hand with Check Point, a worldwide leader in cybersecurity, to integrate high-end cybersecurity technologies into our system, services and products. This cooperation is intended to set a new standard for the space industry, and is another step towards SAS becoming a global satellites communications service provider with disruptive technologies."
Mr. Alon Kantor, Vice President of Business Development at Check Point, said: “We are pleased to partner with Sky and Space Global to further expand the Check Point Infinity architecture, and provide the highest level of threat prevention on all networks – including those in space. By integrating our solutions with the SAS infrastructure, customers can rest easy knowing that market-leading cybersecurity products keep their data safe.”