Being displayed today at AWS Show … Sophos protects server instances in Amazon Cloud

logo-apn-tech-smallDesigned to secure business critical servers without sacrificing performance, Sophos Server Protection protects Windows and Linux servers from malicious attacks using a variety of traditional and next-gen methods, including Malicious Traffic Detection, Application Whitelisting (Lockdown), and soon CryptoGuard anti-ransomware capabilities.

Sophos now enables application and management of Server Protection policies for Amazon Web Services Auto Scaling Groups, and display valuable information about EC2 Instances in the Sophos Central management console.

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Introducing Sophos UTM Outbound Gateway protection on Amazon Web Services

sophos-aws-150Our UTM has been the leading solution for protecting network infrastructure in Amazon Web Services (AWS) for years now.  Over that time, we’ve added more and more purpose-built features and capabilities to Sophos UTM that continue to make it an ideal fit for securing your AWS cloud-based servers and networks.  So it’s with great pleasure that today we’re announcing the availability of our new Outbound Gateway (OGW) protection for AWS.  It provides unique visibility, policy enforcement, and elastic scalability to outbound web traffic from AWS.

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Follow these best practices to secure your data in the cloud

cloud-aws-best-practicesThere are many misconceptions about cloud security, and it starts with basic misunderstandings about what “the cloud” even is.

Essentially, the cloud is anything hosted and accessed virtually. Webmail systems like Gmail, and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are in the cloud. Really, the entire internet is the cloud!

As Sophos experts explain in a new whitepaper describing best practices for cloud security, the most important thing to remember is that when you put data in the cloud, you need to understand how it’s being protected. You shouldn’t assume that security is being taken care of for you.

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Sophos UTM for Amazon Web Services – now with Auto Scaling to fit your needs

Sophos UTM for AWSCloud security doesn’t have to be costly and complex. Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers speed and cost savings. Your cloud security solution should do the same.

As an AWS Advanced Tier security partner, we’re pleased to offer a new feature in Sophos UTM to protect your AWS environments while automatically scaling to fit your needs.

Sophos UTM for AWS now features Auto Scaling, so you can seamlessly scale up during demand spikes, or minimize costs by scaling back automatically during demand lulls.

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Sophos on AWS comes to Germany

aws-1Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services announced the availability of the AWS Marketplace in Frankfurt, making it the ninth region to offer direct deployment of our popular Sophos UTM and other security products for AWS.

This is fantastic news as compliance with Germany’s stringent data residency and sovereignty regulations poses a material challenge that limits many global and European customers’ ability to realize the flexibility, scalability and economics offered by AWS and the security of Sophos.

The AWS Frankfurt region is fully compliant with all applicable EU Data Protection laws, so customers can now use Sophos security products and other software from the AWS Marketplace without data compliance concerns.

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New Amazon Web Services Resource Center

aws-1With a busy week well under way at Amazon’s re:Invent conference, we’re pleased to launch our brand-new AWS Resource Center.

It showcases many of the ways Sophos makes AWS security simple!  You’ll find a wealth of valuable information and resources that demonstrate just how easy it is to secure your AWS networks, servers, and applications with Sophos.  There are case studies, videos, guides, links to test drives, and much much more to help you get started securing your AWS infrastructure.

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Amazon Web Services Marketplace evolves to let you launch Sophos UTM easier

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and the powerful things you will find inside the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud excite many. But those treasures need protecting, and Sophos UTM lets you cloak your Amazon infrastructure in layers of security armor. Whether you are new to AWS or a seasoned veteran that knows how to wield their products and services, newly released features of the AWS Marketplace let you deploy select products easier than ever before.

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