Introducing Sophos Phish Threat: the world’s easiest-to-use attack simulator

Our mission at Sophos is to provide the best security solutions on the market and to make them easier to understand, deploy and manage than any of our competitors’ offerings.

From our continuous assessment of the threat landscape, two things are abundantly clear: first, that email is one of the most problematic sources of infection; and second, it’s the ordinary, well-meaning people who often let poisonous emails into their organizations.

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How to ensure you’re not part of the next botnet

The Internet of Things (IoT) holds a great deal of promise to make everyday devices much easier to use, control, program, and access remotely. From “smart” home thermostats and refrigerators to lights and automobiles, there’s remarkable potential to make our lives easier — but there’s also untold risk that these devices can bring to our day to day lives. Since so many IoT devices are (by their nature) connected to the internet, if they’re not properly secured, they can be easily hijacked by attackers.

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Sophos’s top five tips for securing NHS organisations

In my role, I visit NHS sites across the UK on a daily basis and organisations are increasingly asking me how they can stay protected against today’s growing threats, including ransomware. Cyber security is now becoming a board-level issue and organisations are concerned with keeping systems functioning so that patient care can continue uninterrupted.

Next generation products can be added to your security armoury that will further enhance your defences. These include anti-exploit and anti-ransomware protection, such as Sophos Intercept X at the endpoint and sandboxing such as Sophos Sandstorm at the gateway.

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Consumers fear a cyberattack over a physical attack, but what are they doing about it?

Soph HomeWorking day in day out with IT departments around the world to keep cyber attacks at bay, we at Sophos understand what worries them about the ever-changing threat landscape, the effect a malware infection could have on the running of the business and the work the departments do to keep their businesses ticking over.

But, it is consumers who are the most susceptible to malware, ransomware and other cyberattacks. Without an up-to-date knowledge of the cyber security industry or the benefit of an IT department quietly looking after their backs, the role of ‘IT support’ often falls to the one person who holds the most knowledge. However, that person might not have the time, possess the self-assurance or even the know-how to look after a whole ‘family and friends’ network of computers.

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