More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK.

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Whitepaper: Defeating the Targeted Threat - Bolstering Defenses with a Sandbox Solution

by SophosJul 22, 2016

Keeping threats away from your network is a critical first line of defense. A sandbox automatically isolates files to determine if they're safe, providing an instant additional layer of detection and protection. For many companies, these advanced technologies are too expensive and require additional security expertise to implement and monitor them.

The good news is new solutions are changing this by providing all businesses access to next-generation sandboxes that are affordable and simple to deploy.

Download this whitepaper to help answer questions including: Why don't my conventional defenses protect me from APT s, and how do I choose the right sandbox?

Whitepaper: Tolly Comparative Test Results: Endpoint Protection - Management, Usability & Functionality

by SophosJul 11, 2016

For an endpoint solution to be effective it must be easy to deploy and maintain. Read this report to see how Sophos, McAfee, Kaspersky, Symantec and Trend Micro all stack up.

Whitepaper: Endpoint Security Buyers Guide

by SophosJul 11, 2016

Evaluating the many components that make up an endpoint security solution can be overwhelming. This buyers guide provides independent research and test results to help you determine your endpoint security solution requirements and identify the vendor that best meets your needs.

Whitepaper: Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention

by SophosJul 01, 2016

Many papers on the topic of advanced persistent threats (APTs) begin with ominous references to the changing threat landscape and stories of how highly sophisticated cyber-attacks are becoming more prevalent. That can be misleading. The majority of attacks today still use many techniques that have been around for years including social engineering, phishing emails, backdoor exploits and drive-by downloads, to name the biggest ones. Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.

Whitepaper: 5 Stages of a Web Malware Attack

by SophosJul 01, 2016

Today's web attacks are extremely sophisticated and multi-faceted, motivated by a massive underground economy that trades in compromised computers and user information. This paper shows you how modern web attacks work, broken down into five stages, from entry through execution.

This white paper also explains the advanced techniques hackers use to infect web users and steal data or money, and how most web security products are failing. Most importantly, we'll give you insight into the layers of protection you need, and a checklist for evaluating your policies and the security capabilities of your web protection solution.

Whitepaper: How to Stay Protected Against Ransomware

by SophosJul 01, 2016

Ransomware threats like Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt, and Locky are on the rise, targeting organizations of all sizes. This paper explains how these attacks work and why a large number of new infections continue to surface despite existing protective measures. It also provides practical short and long term steps that organizations should take to protect against them.

Whitepaper: Switching to Next-Gen Endpoint Security

by SophosJul 01, 2016

Threats are becoming increasingly dynamic, forcing organizations to defend against both traditional malware and new advanced attacks. As a result, more and more organizations are making the switch to next-gen endpoint protection from Sophos to get the proven, innovative defense they need. Read this solution brief to learn how Sophos Next-Gen Endpoint Protection delivers the protection, usability and support required to stay ahead of the constantly evolving threat landscape.

Whitepaper: Sophos Security Heartbeat: Enabling Synchronized Security

by SophosDec 18, 2015

Advanced attacks are more coordinated than ever before. Now, with Sophos Security Heartbeat, your defenses can be too. Download this technical paper to learn how this unique capability shares intelligence in real time between your endpoints and your firewall, delivering smarter, better protection.

Whitepaper: Who's Snooping on Your Email?

by SophosDec 18, 2015

Email poses the highest risk for accidental data exposure, breaches of privacy, or non-compliance with data protection regulations. In this whitepaper we'll help you navigate today's threats to email security. We'll explain the obstacles to compliance, and show you why you need a secure email gateway that offers more than just encryption.

Whitepaper: Regulations and Standards: Where Encryption Applies

by SophosDec 18, 2015

Organizations of all sizes face a number of industry and regulatory compliance mandates. Whether it's PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA or FISMA, these regulations are changing to accommodate the ever-growing threat to sensitive data. This whitepaper describes the different types of data under regulation and offers best practices for implementing appropriate encryption technologies.