Check Point SmartProvisioning enables you to manage many gateways from a single Security Management Server or Multi-Domain Security Management Domain Management Server, with features to define, manage, and provision (remotely configure) large-scale deployments of Check Point gateways.
The SmartProvisioning management concept is based on profiles — a definitive set of gateway properties and when relevant, a Check Point Security Policy.
Using certiﬁcates also opens up for the possibility of removing the key transfer
between Alice and Bob completely! This is an important feature when secure
communication is being implemented between a large number of participants. This
is because none of Bob’s ability to trust the public key he receives now depends on
whether he is actually communicating with Alice or not. His ability to trust the key
depends solely upon his trust relationship with the trusted third party.
Complacency, or the belief that "good-enough security" is all that is required, seems
to be the mind-set of many. Consequently, IT professionals may have settled for
security that isn't always effective. In the 2008 CSI Computer Crime & Security
Survey, 50% of the survey respondents reported that they suffered virus-based
security incidents. The survey results also show that one in five suffered a bot attack
in 2008. Virus security incidents have been the number 1 attack item for four of the
past five years, placing second in the other year.
SmartLSM Security Gateways: Remote gateways provide firewall security to local networks, while the security policies are managed from a central Security Management Server or Domain Management Server. By defining remote gateways through SmartLSM Security Profiles, a single system administrator or smaller team can manage the security of all your networks.
The costs of general checkups and other preventive services were not covered for 3 percent of people with
employer-sponsored or private health insurance (Figure 7). This can be considered a measure of
underinsurance in the population.
These data were obtained by asking certain respondents: “Does this health insurance plan pay for all,
most, some, or none of the costs of general checkups and other preventive services?” (The question
about coverage of preventive care was asked only for persons with employer-sponsored and other private
There is also a good dataset for open-end real estate funds. Over the last 10
years, investors in this asset class have been able to achieve a higher average
annual return than on investments in equity funds (see Fig. 16). However,
compared with most bond funds, open-end real estate funds come off worse.
This relationship has also generally been maintained over longer periods of up
to 20 years: however it is probably also be affected by the poor performance of
the stock market in the last few years. On a 30-year average, equity funds with
an investment focus in Germany...
Our analysis shows that it is cheaper for banks to raise capital during an
economic expansion than in a recession. The low hurdle rate for investment in
a boom can have a procyclical effect. It encourages credit growth that can
further boost economic activity. From a prudential viewpoint, this evidence
supports the rationale behind the introduction of countercyclical capital buffer
requirements, which increase in booms and decline in busts.