SE Labs has just released its Q4 2016 testing results, and we’re pleased to report that Sophos Endpoint Protection scored high. The results are a testament to Sophos Lab’s diligence in protecting customers against real-time malware threats that are constantly evolving.
This week Sophos’ Bill Brenner and Matt Cooke conducted a Facebook Live chat to discuss the results.
Sophos XG Firewall is getting some great mentions in the media.
CRN has deemed it one of the 10 coolest network security products of 2016, while Network World featured it in a weekly roundup of “intriguing new products.”
CRN described the new features, support and availability:
Sophos Home is a ‘lean, mean, virus-killing machine’ – that’s the verdict of Which?, and who are we to argue?
Sophos was recently named “vendor of the year” by Channelnomics for its security strategy and commitment to the channel, and earned three product awards from CRN.
In naming Sophos vendor of the year, Channelnomics’ judging panel singled out CEO Kris Hagerman for having his own personal commitment to the channel, alongside Sophos’ channel team.
For 2017, Sophos predicts a rise in threats against devices that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT). James Lyne, global head of security research for Sophos, discussed the threat in a recent interview that aired on CNBC’s On the Money.
CNBC noted that IoT includes devices like webcams, DVRs and connected thermostats that make life easier for homeowners, but are susceptible to cyber-intrusions.
Mac malware is on the rise. While Apple does provide system protection for MacOS Sierra, dangerous infections that can wreak havoc are consistently being developed and deployed by cybercriminals. That’s why we created Sophos Home to protect every Mac in your home with business-grade security.
In case you hadn’t heard, ransomware is big, big business. In 2016 alone, ransomware payouts are closing in on the billion-dollar mark, with a whopping 70% of companies reporting that they paid to have their maliciously-encrypted data liberated after being hit.
We’re not talking chump-change, either. For many businesses, these payments can and do routinely land in the tens-of-thousands-of-dollars range.