Sophos collects awards for our lightning-fast firewall, and top-notch Naked Security blog

award-winnerWe were humbled to receive two great awards at RSA Conference in San Francisco this week – one recognizing our super-fast SG 230 firewall, and another award praising our best-of-breed Naked Security blog.

First off, we were pleasantly surprised at our booth by Rob Smithers, CEO of Miercom, who presented us with a Performance Verified award for our SG 230 firewall.

Miercom took our appliance through its paces last year and the test results were impressive.

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Get all the buzz from our experts at RSA

rsa-conference-2015If you couldn’t make it to San Francisco for RSA Conference, we’re bringing you great content and news from the event on our blogs and social media channels.

We also broadcasted from RSA via podcast – bringing you the expert opinions of our top security gurus, who took time away from their presentations and booth talks to reflect on the interesting themes and serious discussions happening at the conference.

There’s so much going on in the security world, and Sophos experts cut through the noise succinctly and intelligently in our (brief, informative, fun) podcasts.

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Why choose Sophos Endpoint Protection? Flexible deployment

Sophos Cloud EndpointSophos makes enterprise-grade security that works for small and mid-sized businesses. Providing sophisticated protection with simple management, Sophos Endpoint Protection is ideal for under-resourced organizations.

Sophos Endpoint Protection also offers flexibility. You choose management in the cloud, or on premise—whichever best suits your business.

Here are a few of examples demonstrating how real Sophos customers benefit from either choice.

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Would you mail your confidential business plans on a postcard?

Deadly IT sin #4: Unencrypted emailAs much as we complain about email as an annoyance, a distraction, and a productivity killer, we depend on it for vital business and personal communications. We might hate email, but we’d probably be lost without it.

What many people don’t realize is that email is quite old as a technology, and it’s very insecure. Not only are spam and phishing rampant, email snooping is a problem, too.

Because email traverses the Internet in plaintext, it’s only as private as sending a postcard. If you’re not encrypting your email, what you might think is a private communication could be read by anyone – whether it be Google, the NSA, or perhaps one of your competitors.

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Here’s what Sophos is talking about at RSA Conference 2015

Sophos at RSAIT professionals, security vendors, and the media all converge at RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco the week of April 20-24th, where Sophos is well represented by our security experts and our great staff.

We’re presenting some new research at the show, so you won’t want to miss our live demonstrations. We’re also sharing all the news from RSA on social media, providing in-depth coverage on Naked Security, and podcasting from the event!

What are we talking about at RSA? Here’s a rundown of the big topics Sophos security experts are exploring.

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5 great new things in Sophos Mobile Control 5

SMC 5Today we’re announcing the availability of Sophos Mobile Control 5, which redefines how organizations secure mobile devices by focusing on users and the way they work.

By securing devices, content, and applications with a user-centric approach, Sophos Mobile Control 5 (SMC 5) makes compliance with corporate security policy simple for both administrator and end users across iOS 8, Windows Phone and Android platforms.

To get you acquainted with what’s new, here are 5 great things about SMC 5.

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