Sophos Named Best Security Company by SC Awards Europe 2020

Sophos Press Release

Sophos’ Cloud Security Solution, Cloud Optix, is Also Recognised

OXFORD, U.K. – June 22, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has been awarded Best Security Company by SC Awards Europe 2020, an annual industry accolade by SC Media. In a further recognition, Sophos’ cloud security solution, Cloud Optix, was Highly Commended in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution category.

The SC Awards aim to promote best practice in the cybersecurity industry. Explaining their decision to award Sophos Best Security Company, the judges remarked that Sophos is:

  • “Recognised as a ‘worldwide leader’”
  • “Obviously gold-standard”
  • “Well established security company with strong offerings”

Sophos is the only security vendor maintaining leadership in network and endpoint security with its powerful, centrally managed next-generation Intercept X Advanced with EDR and XG Firewall solutions. On June 9, 2020, it launched the latest upgrade to EDR, introducing significant advancements that make it faster and easier than ever before for security analysts to identify and neutralize evasive threats and for IT administrators to proactively maintain secure IT operations to reduce attack risks.

Sophos Cloud Optix delivers complete, continuous and intelligent visibility into what’s going on in public cloud environments and enables IT security teams to identify and protect all their assets across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments via a single console.
In highly commending Cloud Optix, the SC Award judges noted that it offers:

  • “Complete, continuous visibility, ROI calculator”
  • “Scalable solution with good coverage”
  • “Collaboration through a trusted network of partners which gives customers greater flexibility”

“To keep pace with increasingly advanced cyber attackers, targeting multiple entry points and learning how to live off the land and bypass detection, is a challenge facing the entire security industry. We are delighted to be recognized for our achievements in arming IT professionals with the innovative and highly effective next-generation cybersecurity solutions they need to combat such threats,” said Dan Schiappa, chief product officer at Sophos. “Everyone at Sophos is deeply committed to helping organizations stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.”

Sophos offers free trials and instant demonstrations of its leading next-generation security products, including Cloud Optix, Intercept X and XG Firewall.

Further details of the SC Awards Europe 2020 can be found at scawardseurope.com.

Über Sophos

Sophos ist ein weltweit führender Next-Gen-Cybersecurity-Anbieter und schützt über 500.000 Organisationen und Millionen von Kunden in mehr als 150 Ländern vor komplexen Cyberbedrohungen. Mit Threat Intelligence, KI und Machine Learning aus den SophosLabs und SophosAI bietet Sophos ein breites Portfolio modernster Produkte und Services. Diese schützen Benutzer, Netzwerke und Endpoints zuverlässig vor Malware, Exploits, Phishing und anderen Cyberangriffen. Mit Sophos Central hat Sophos eine zentrale, cloudbasierte Management-Konsole im Angebot. Sie bildet das Herzstück unseres adaptiven Cybersecurity-Ökosystems. Teil dieses Systems ist ein zentralisierter Data Lake. Er nutzt eine Vielzahl offener APIs, die Kunden, Partnern, Entwicklern und anderen Cybersecurity-Anbietern zur Verfügung stehen. Sophos vertreibt seine Produkte und Services über ein weltweites Netzwerk von Vertriebspartnern und Managed Service Providern (MSPs). Sophos hat seinen Hauptsitz im britischen Oxford. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.sophos.de.