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SD-WAN enhancements are coming in XG Firewall v18
SD-WAN lets you connect your world for less, and XG Firewall v18 makes it secure.
MyKings botnet spreads headaches, cryptominers, and Forshare malware
By Gabor SzappanosAndrew Brandt
Media Alert: Sophos Uncovers New Version of Snatch Ransomware
OXFORD, U.K. – Dec. 10, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today published an investigative report, Snatch Ransomware Reboots PCs into Safe Mode to Bypass Protection, by SophosLabs and Sophos Managed Threat Response. The report details the changing attack methods of Snatch ransomware, first seen in December 2018, including rebooting PCs into Safe Mode mid-attack in an attempt to bypass behavioral protections that detect ransomware activity. Sophos believes this is a new attack technique adopted by cybercriminals for defense evasion.
Sophos Cloud Optix Advancements Simplify Cloud Security
LAS VEGAS, AWS re:Invent – Dec. 3, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, today unveiled advancements to Sophos Cloud Optix that automate and simplify the detection and response of cloud security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations to reduce risk exposure.
UK Public Sector Information Vulnerable to Cyberattack Due To Awareness Gap Between IT Professionals
OXFORD, U.K. - Nov. 19, 2019 - A new survey from Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has uncovered a significant risk awareness gap between IT leaders like CIOs and CISOs who are charged with protecting the UK’s public sector organizations and their frontline IT teams. Some of these gaps have a direct impact on IT security. Among the most critical differences, a worrying 55 percent of public sector IT leaders believe their organization’s digital data is less valuable than that of the private sector, despite the fact that they handle highly sensitive, confidential, personal, and government information. This could result in the under-protection of digital data, and sits at odds with the fact that IT leaders consistently rate their organization’s threat level and risk as higher and wider than those dealing with every day IT issues.
Sophos Launches Managed Threat Response Service
Burlington, MA, Oct. 1, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the availability of Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR), a fully managed threat hunting, detection and response service. The re-sellable service provides organizations with a dedicated 24/7 security team to neutralize the most sophisticated and complex threats.
Intercept X cleans up in endpoint protection test
Sophos Intercept X has beaten 11 other endpoint protection products in the latest tests by MRG Effitas.
Sophos Named Best Small Business Endpoint Security Solution by SE Labs
Oxford, U.K. – September 4, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced it was named the 2019 Best Small Business Endpoint security solution by SE Labs in its inaugural “Annual Report.” The new report recognizes Intercept X Advanced as the industry’s best for endpoint threat protection based on strong product performance following months of in-depth testing.
Sophos Positioned Once Again as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
OXFORD, U.K. – August 23, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that Gartner, Inc., has once again positioned Sophos as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms1. This is the 11th time in a row Sophos has been positioned as Leader.