The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a global provider of IT security solutions, best known for its firewall and VPN products. Today the company develops, markets and supports a wide range of software and combined hardware and software products that cover all the aspects of IT security, including network security, endpoint security, data security and security management. heck Point's core business has historically focused on network security components including Firewall, IPsec VPN, Mobile Access, Intrusion Prevention, Antivirus, Anti-spam, URL filtering, Data Loss Prevention and Application Control. ZoneAlarm is a personal firewall software application originally developed by Zone Labs, which was acquired in March 2004 by Check Point. It includes an inbound intrusion detection system, as well as the ability to control which programs can create outbound connections. As of June 2011, the newest release is ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012. ZoneAlarm was formerly known as Zone Labs. www.checkpoint.com