Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ:PERI) a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising – ad search, social media and display / video advertising – announced today a new collaboration between CodeFuel, its publisher solutions division, and ZoneAlarm, the consumer brand of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, offering safe search experiences to consumers and SMBs.
The new offering is now part of ZoneAlarm’s Internet security product line, protecting users from advanced malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks. By performing real-time analysis, ZoneAlarm scans websites before giving users permission to enter any personal information, alerting them in advance as to whether it is a genuine website or a phishing attempt.
This collaboration with CodeFuel – which is already delivering powerful search solutions for publishers – enables ZoneAlarm to offer safe search capabilities for consumers while generating new revenue streams.
“We recognize the validation of being integrated into a product of a world-leading brand like Check Point,” said Tal Jacobson, General Manager of CodeFuel. “They recognized that combining search capabilities with Zone Alarm’s safe Internet platform is a win/win for consumers and SMBs. It demonstrates that search solutions are capable of generating both user satisfaction and incremental revenue for software developers.”
Search is core pillar in Perion’s strategy of delivering cross-platform client value across all three pillars of digital advertising, which also include display / video and social media.
ZoneAlarm is the consumer brand of Check Point Software Technologies Inc. With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm protects PCs from viruses, spyware, hackers and identity theft. Its award-winning security product line is installed in consumer and small business PCs and mobile phones worldwide, protecting them from cyber threats.
“Collaborating with CodeFuel enables us to enrich our product and offer users safe search experience which utilizes an up-to-date global threat intelligence and a worldwide network of threat sensors,” said Dror Levy, Head of Consumer Security – ZoneAlarm products at Check Point. “The new Web Secure Free Chrome extension provides the user various benefits in addition to the safe search such as Anti Phishing and protection against malicious downloads. We look forward to continue this collaboration and add search capabilities based on user feedback.”
CodeFuel delivers powerful search solutions for publishers. Its enterprise product suite equips publishers with tools to improve both user experience and revenues across desktop and mobile. To learn more, go to www.codefuel.com, or follow us on Twitter @Code_Fuel
About Perion Network Ltd.
Perion is a global technology company that provides agencies, brands and publishers with innovative solutions that cover the three pillars of digital advertising. From its data-driven Synchronized Digital Branding platform and high-impact ad formats in the display domain; to its powerful social media platform; to its branded search network, Perion is well-positioned to capitalize on any changes in marketers’ allocation of digital advertising spend. More information about Perion can be found at www.perion.com.
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