Intelligent CIO North America Issue 17 - Page 16

NEWS

Check Point Software launches Mind to make cybersecurity knowledge and skills accessible

“ Check Point ’ s Mind training portal launch comes at a time where cybersecurity training is more important than ever . With Check Point as a Premium partner , we ’ re excited to leverage their capabilities to equip both the current and next generation of CISOs and cybersecurity specialists with the tools needed to certify their knowledge and skills and enhance their careers in the industry ,” said Chris DeMale , Director of Channel Business Development for ISACA .
In August 2021 , President Biden met with leading technology firms to discuss cybersecurity issues , including the need to hire and train more cybersecurity professionals . The US alone has a shortfall of almost 465,000 cybersecurity professionals and globally this number is estimated to be about 2.72 million .

Check Point Software Technologies , a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally , is launching Check Point Mind , a knowledge training portal , in collaboration with over 200 of the

world ’ s most recognized training partners .
Users can sign up with the portal for free and choose from a wide range of courses and programs available from over 200 partners .
“ With the continued increase in cyberattacks and more sophisticated cyberthreats , Check Point Software , as an enabler of cybersecurity , is committed to making cybersecurity education and knowledge accessible ,” said Liat Doron , Vice President , Learning and Training , Check Point Software Technologies .
“ Through Check Point Mind , we aim to equip anyone from students to C-level executives with cybersecurity knowledge and skills to help meet the global demand for more cybersecurity professionals .”

Under Armour selects AWS as its preferred cloud provider for SAP environments

Under Armour has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider for SAP to increase resilience , enhance security and provide more significant insights across its business . The athletic performance brand completed the migration of its SAP environments to AWS earlier this year , providing the foundation for improving performance and visibility across its design , merchandising , planning , manufacturing , supply chain and sales distribution channels .

Under Armour will now integrate its SAP environments with AWS ’ s broad and deep set of technologies , including analytics , Machine Learning , compute and storage . Powered by the world ’ s leading cloud , this modernization brings a range of AWS capabilities to fuel innovation in areas like 3D apparel and footwear design , digitally connected footwear and apparel , resource-efficient production , direct-to-consumer sales and global wholesale distribution .
“ AWS is a critical element of our Digital Transformation , and we look forward to harnessing its industry-leading cloud capabilities as we enter our next stage of growth ,” said Danny Miles , Under Armour Chief Technology Officer . “ With SAP in the cloud , we can now apply deep analytics and Machine Learning capabilities to drive greater efficiency across our business . With AWS , we are optimizing our product innovation processes to deliver premium consumer experiences wherever and whenever our customers choose to engage our brand .”
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