Sophos has been named a finalist in the SC Magazine Awards
IT security and control firm Sophos today announced that its
Network Access Control offering, Sophos NAC Advanced, has
beaten off strong competition to reach the finals for 'Best Network
Security' at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2008. All entries were
reviewed by an independent and expert panel of judges, who
determined the award's shortlist.
Sophos NAC Advanced offers the only truly vendor neutral and
software-based NAC solution for endpoint assessment and control.
Its preventive approach to pre- and post-connect assessment of
computers eliminates risks to the network with policy enforcement
and remediation. Sophos simplifies NAC policy creation, providing
over 1,000 predefined applications and operating system patches,
and a simple-to-use interface allows administrators to change
policy modes from reporting to remediate to enforce with one click
of the mouse.
"Network Access Control is certainly a growing concern for all
businesses who want to better ensure the integrity of their network
- the advantages of having the right solution in place are
immeasurable" said Bill Emerick, VP of Network Access Control
development at Sophos. "We are really pleased that Sophos NAC
Advanced has been nominated in such a prestigious award - it
highlights that we were right - our product is a cut above the
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Separately, Sophos's UK PR agency, Johnson King, has been
shortlisted for the
title of "PR Company of the Year" following a campaign that raised
awareness of Facebook privacy issues and
The winners will be announced at the SC Magazine Awards ceremony
held at the Hurlingham Club, London on Tuesday 22 April 2008. For
further information visit scmagazine.com/uk/awards.
"I congratulate all those businesses and individuals who have
been short-listed and look forward to welcoming them to the Awards
night in April," said Paul Fisher, Editor, SC Magazine UK.
The SC Magazine Awards Europe are widely considered to be the
most prestigious awards programme in the information security
industry. Now in their thirteenth year, the Awards have a
long-standing tradition of promoting excellence.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.