Check Point acquires US data security firm

by CXOtoday Staff    Jun 14, 2010

Check Point Software Technologies has acquired Liquid Machines, a company that specializes in data protection. Liquid has 12 issued and pending patents for document encryption and content security and its products prevent the misuse, modification, loss or theft of intellectual property and sensitive information residing in documents.

"We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Liquid Machines. It is a great extension to our data security portfolio and will strengthen Check Point’s security vision. We’ve found Liquid Machines to provide the best technology for end-to-end data security and we are looking forward to having it as part of Check Point’s security architecture," concluded Gil Shwed, chairman, founder and CEO, Check Point Software Technologies.