Sophos Endpoint Security and Control was named the top choice for
endpoint security by CRN Test Center
BOSTON, Mass. - February 2009 - IT security and control firm,
Sophos, today announced that Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
was named the top choice for endpoint security by CRN Test
Over the course of several months, the CRN Test Center analyzed
a variety of threats using their own security test bed. The attacks
came from places as far away as China and as close as the U.S. The
test center saw round the clock port scanning by potential
unidentifiable cybercriminals seeking entry into the data center.
By the end of 2008, they saw a surge of attacks against their SQL
The Test Center's goal was to find a multilayered security
approach offering the best protection against today's threats. CRN
looked at several security products that focused on at least one or
more of these key areas: detection/intrusion protection, endpoint
control, and malware and Web content management.
CRN selected Sophos for endpoint protection, noting that "Sophos
has an incredible ability to develop great security products while
keeping a level of simplicity about the administration and
continues its stance as a proven leader in the security
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control gives businesses the best
proactive protection against viruses, malware and unwanted
applications across a wide range of platforms for desktops,
laptops, file servers and mobile devices. The company is the first
endpoint vendor to incorporate NAC, enabling enterprises to keep
all managed, unmanaged and guest computers on their networks
healthy with up-to-date protection. One scan using Sophos's faster,
lower impact agent will detect malware, adware, suspicious files
and behavior, and unauthorized software.
For more information about Sophos Endpoint Security and Control,
To view the full article, visit: www.crn.com/security/212701657
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.