Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. this week will add new levels of protection to its Firewall-1 product, providing a central spot to protect against network and application attacks. "It's a good first step for protecting public Internet protocols," says Eric Ogren, a senior analyst at the Yankee Group, but capabilities for analyzing applications' business logic are still needed.
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