Sophos NAC Advanced Receives 5 Star Rating in SC Magazine

Sophos Press Release

Independent test gives 5 out of 5 stars for features, performance, support, and documentation

BOSTON, MA - September 14, 2010 - IT security and data protection firm Sophos announced today that the September 2010 edition of SC Magazine has tested Sophos NAC Advanced. Sophos NAC Advanced is a software-based solution for endpoint assessment and control offering a comprehensive and easy-to-deploy solution. The solution allows administrators the ability to control who and what is connecting to the network and helps prevents data loss-ensuring compliance for both government and industry regulations. SC Magazine awarded Sophos NAC Advanced a 5 out of 5 star rating, giving accolades for features, performance, support, and documentation.

SC Magazine noted that "The reporting and alerting capabilities of the solution are very detailed." The "compliance level details are readily available" and "the compliance dashboard clearly displays the overall status of the user population."

SC Magazine concluded that Sophos NAC Advanced is a "very nice NAC solution for managing patch, AV and firewall compliance on endpoints."

Sophos Network Access Control (NAC) Advanced safeguards data. NAC Advanced protects information by permitting access to the users who need it and enables companies to create comprehensive security policies to check that any computer accessing the network - even those not owned by the company - are in full compliance. NAC Advanced ensures that computers, including roaming laptops, are running a specific anti-virus solution and have their firewalls enabled.

View the full SC Magazine Assessment Management: NAC Group Test.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine is a monthly publication focusing on information security - computer viruses, hackers, internet crime, and how companies work to combat these threats. Reading SC Magazine gives computer security executives the relevant information they need to safeguard their enterprises, enabling them to help their organizations achieve success. SC Magazine coverage is complemented by a web site, twice-weekly newsletters, a global awards program and two annual forums. SC Magazine is a global brand with US, UK and Asia editions.

Mehr als 100 Millionen Anwender in 150 Ländern vertrauen auf Sophos. Wir bieten den besten Schutz vor komplexen IT-Bedrohungen und Datenverlusten. Unsere umfassenden Sicherheitslösungen sind einfach bereitzustellen, zu bedienen und zu verwalten. Dabei bieten sie die branchenweit niedrigste Total Cost of Ownership. Das Angebot von Sophos umfasst preisgekrönte Verschlüsselungslösungen, Sicherheitslösungen für Endpoints, Netzwerke, mobile Geräte, E-Mails und Web. Dazu kommt Unterstützung aus den SophosLabs, unserem weltweiten Netzwerk eigener Analysezentren.

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