Sohpos wins gold in Readers' Choice Awards.
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 7.0 won the gold medal in
the antimalware category of Information Security and
SearchSecurity.com's annual Readers' Choice Awards. Sophos's
flagship endpoint offering was
lauded for its "speedy and frequent signature updates" and for
its "effectiveness in detecting, blocking and clearing up malware,
as well as its reporting and alerting capabilities."
Information Security and SearchSecurity.com editors surveyed
more than 1,600 readers on 360 security products across 18
categories. Respondents rated products, based on category-specific
criteria, on a scale of one (poor) to five (excellent), and each
criterion was given a weighted percentage, reflecting its
importance in that category. Notably, one criterion, "Investment
ROI - are you getting your money's worth?" was common across all
Editors determined a product's overall score by calculating the
average score it received for each set of criteria, applying the
weighted percentage and adding the adjusted scores. And in each
category, the product earning the highest overall score received
the gold medal. Award winners are profiled in the April issue of
Information Security and on SearchSecurity.com.
"We are truly honored to win 'Gold' in the Readers' Choice
Awards since they reflect real-world value and customer
satisfaction," said John Shaw, Director of Endpoint Security and
Control at Sophos. "To be recognized by the readers of Information
Security and SearchSecurity.com validates our mission in delivering
comprehensive, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy computer
protection solutions to enterprises worldwide."
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 7.0 delivers cross-platform
preventive security and control for desktops, laptops, file servers
and mobile devices. Last month, the company added network access
control (NAC) functionality to its flagship product, announcing the
industry's first fully unified endpoint security and NAC
Endpoint Security and Control 8.0 integrates antivirus,
antispyware, host intrusion prevention, application control, NAC
and firewall protection in one product, providing business with
complete protection from viruses and malware. Additionally, it
ensures all managed, unmanaged and guest computers are up-to-date
with company policies and running authorized software applications.
Incorporating core policy control and assessment capabilities,
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 8.0 obviates the need for
deployment of a separate agent, or additional software license
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.