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Check Point Software Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell to Celebrate 25 Years of Securing the Internet

 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. has announced that Gil Shwed, Check Point Founder and CEO, rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in celebration of the 25th anniversary  of the company’s foundation. The ceremony took place on Tuesday, December 18 at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City at 4:00pm ET.  The ceremony, which was attended by Gil Shwed and other senior executives, board members and guests, also celebrated 22 years since Check Point’s listing as CHKP, which took place on June 28, 1996.  Speaking at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Gil Shwed said:  “In 1996 when we listed Check Point Software Technologies on the Nasdaq, the Internet was still in its infancy.  Almost nobody imagined that it would become what it is today as a force