Sophos Endpoint Protection scores high in SE Labs Q4 2016 testing

Sophos EndpointSE 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.
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CNBC features Sophos in report on IoT threats

screen-shot-2017-01-04-at-16-19-15For 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.
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Not all ransomware tools are created equal

sophos-intercept-x-icon-150In 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.
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Give the gift of Sophos Home for the holidays

Soph HomeIt may not fit neatly under a tree but, when family are all gathered around this holiday season, and inevitably someone mentions the way their computer has been “acting weird” lately, you’ll be able to give a gift that keeps on giving: Sophos Home.

And unlike so many other items on your shopping list, the price for this gift is unbeatable: Sophos Home is completely free.
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