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LONDON, UK – 28th April 2005 — Zone Labs®, a Check Point® company (NASDAQ: CHKP), today announced that the ZoneAlarm® Security Suite 5.5 has won the Best Small Office/Home Office Security Solution category in the 2005 SC Magazine European Excellence Awards.

"We are delighted that ZoneAlarm Security Suite 5.5 has won such a prestigious award," said Gregor Freund, CTO of Check Point Software Technologies and founder of Zone Labs. "To be recognised in this way by the most respected information technology professionals in Europe is a great honour. It is a superb validation of our technology and the peace of mind we are delivering to our users throughout Europe and the world.”

ZoneAlarm® Security Suite 5.5 protects consumers and small business users from a wide range of Internet-borne threats posed by hackers, viruses online fraud and spam. The Suite provides all-in-one PC protection, integrating the Zone Labs award-winning firewall with antivirus, Web site filtering, privacy protection, instant messaging security and now, phishing and spam filtering.

Check Point, Zone Labs’ parent company, was awarded Best Enterprise Security Solution for its end-point security product, Integrity.

The award was presented yesterday evening at the SC Magazine European Excellence Awards Ceremony and gala dinner held at the Riverbank Plaza Hotel, in London.

About the SC Magazine European Excellence Awards 2005

New for 2005, the Excellence Awards are the latest innovation in the SC Awards program. They bring security users and developers together by focussing on technical excellence in key business sectors and professional achievement in large corporate organisations and SMEs. The Excellence Awards comprise two categories - the Corporate Awards voted on by the judges of the SC Awards and the SC Awards Council and the Professional Awards - voted on by the judges of the SC Awards.

For more information contact Chris Thomas, global Publisher of SC Magazine at

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine (Secure Computing) is the largest circulation information security magazine in the world. It has three editions: USA, UK and Asia Pacific online with a global readership in excess of 88,000.
About Zone Labs
Zone Labs®, a Check Point company (Nasdaq: CHKP), is one of the most trusted brands in Internet security. Zone Labs is a leading creator of endpoint security solutions protecting millions of PCs and the valuable, personally-identifiable information on those PCs, from hackers, spyware and data theft. The company's award-winning endpoint security product line is deployed in global enterprises, small businesses and consumers' homes, protecting them from Internet-borne threats. Check Point Integrity™ is an endpoint security management platform that protects corporate data and productivity. The Zone Alarm family of products is among the most popular and successful Internet security products available today while IMsecure® Pro offers comprehensive security for instant messaging. Please visit for more information.

Editor's Notes: ©2005 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. All rights reserved.

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