Sophos Security for Amazon Web Services

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Sophos UTM on AWS

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AWS Shared Security Model

Security that Scales

Sophos UTM scales automatically by adding and removing UTM Workers in tandem with AWS instances, based on traffic increases or decreases. Sophos Central Server Protection now allows Auto-Scaling AWS EC2 instances to be protected and easily managed, ensuring that any new servers launched as part of an Auto Scaling group are automatically configured with Sophos Server Protection policy. Auto Scaling helps ensure that no matter how much traffic your infrastructure handles, or how many instances you need for your application, your data will always be secure. Sophos UTM on AWS also offers High Availability (HA) to help ensure that your applications and users can always connect.

UTM on AWS Whitepaper

Server Protection Datasheet

Block Intrusion Attempts

Protect critical application servers and use real time and historical reporting information to monitor intrusion attempts, privilege escalation attempts, vulnerability exploit attempts, and protocol violations. Sophos Intrusion Prevention System is updated automatically and continuously by Sophos Labs for real time pattern updates.

Secure Remote Access

Provide secure remote access for users to AWS, create site-to-site VPNs between data centers or regions, or connect physical locations to AWS with Sophos UTM. Use secure layer-2 Ethernet tunnels (Sophos RED) and/or layer-3 (IPSec) tunnels to connect VPCs across AWS regions or to connect remote offices to your AWS resources. Sophos UTM provides support for many third-party client VPN technologies.

Sophos Case Study

Futures, Inc.
a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for the Department of Defense (DoD), offers Hero2Hired, which connects transitioning military and veteran job-seekers with employment opportunities. Find out how Futures, Inc. uses Sophos UTM on AWS to help secure their solution.

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All-in-One Security Solution

Sophos UTM provides added layers of security to help protect your AWS environment with an all-in-one solution. Get granular controls: logging and reporting with stateful traffic inspection and control, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), layer-7 application control, Virtual Private Network (VPN) connectivity, and a Web Application Firewall (WAF). Manage it all with an easy-to-use web-based management console.

Modular Security

Sophos UTM provides a modular, network firewall that includes network access control, stateful packet inspection, networking tools, routing and secure remote access. Add layers of protection as your needs evolve. Each module provides detailed real time as well as historical logging and reporting information.

Web Server Protection

Guard web-based applications and web servers, and help meet compliance requirements. Get protection from SQL injection and Cross-Site Scripting, URL and form hardening, and dual malware engines. Get client reputation lists, GeoIP lists, SSL offloading, reverse authentication, site path routing options, built-in load balancer or support for AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB).

Advanced Threat Protection

Multiple technologies like IPS, Web control, App control, and selective sandboxing analysis combine to provide a layered defense against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), command and control traffic, and targeted attacks. With Sophos, you can quickly identify infected hosts on your network before they turn into a problem.

Effective Protection of Auto Scaling Server Instances

Designed to secure business critical servers without sacrificing performance, Sophos Server Protection protects Windows and Linux servers from malicious attacks using a variety of traditional and next-gen methods. Options include CryptoGuard anti-ransomware, Malicious Traffic Detection, and Application Whitelisting (Lockdown) capabilities. Apply and manage Server Protection policies for Auto Scaling Groups, and display valuable information about your EC2 Instances in the Sophos Central management console, which can also provide consistent security policy and visibility of servers, on-premises and in the cloud, from a single management console.

Server Protection for Auto Scaling Groups

Complete Visibility into your AWS Environment

Get the visibility you need to monitor security events, troubleshoot issues, and display information in both real time and historical reports.

When using Sophos Central, customers now have the ability to directly connect their Sophos Central Management Console to their AWS environment. This read-only connection leverages native AWS APIs to enable customers to apply and manage Server Protection policies for Auto Scaling Groups, and display valuable information about your EC2 Instances in the Sophos Central management console.

Sophos UTM provides detailed reporting on network security events such as blocked intrusion attempts destined for your instances. Daily, weekly, and monthly summary reports can be automatically delivered via email, and IPS and ATP event notifications can be sent via Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Syslog, and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) for real time alerting.

Pricing that fits your needs

Sophos offers two pricing options for Sophos UTM on AWS. You can choose between pay-as-you-go and bring-your-own-license (BYOL). Pay-as-you-go allows you to pay only for what you use. There is no minimum commitment and you can stop at any time. From the AWS Marketplace you can select your region and the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance you wish to run. Once selected, you can easily deploy Sophos UTM in the AWS cloud. You can get started with a 30-day free trial.

BYOL allows you to use your existing investment in Sophos UTM in the AWS cloud. When you purchase a 1, 2, or 3 year Sophos UTM software license from an authorized Sophos reseller, you can use that license in conjunction with an EC2 Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

Why Sophos?

AWS manages the security of the cloud; however, you are responsible for the security of your applications and data “in the cloud.” Sophos can help. Sophos is an accredited AWS Security Competency Partner for data security, based on technical proficiency, design and proven customer success with our Sophos UTM and Server offerings. Our security products are currently used to protect customer environments like yours running on AWS. Sophos UTM for AWS integrates with the AWS cloud to help provide security for network, web, email, applications, and users in a single modular solutions designed for high availability and scalability.

With Sophos UTM for AWS as their foundation, ATLO Software has successfully launched groundbreaking workforce development by providing virtual learning environments that deliver content for degrees and professional certifications for correctional facilities.

ALTO Case Study

What Are You Waiting For?

Visit Sophos on AWS Marketplace for a free trial, or contact us about BYOL pricing.