Sophos (LSE:SOPH) a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that it has acquired Barricade, a pioneering start-up with a powerful behavior-based analytics engine built on machine learning techniques. The team and technology from Barricade will strengthen Sophos’ synchronized security capabilities and its next-generation network and endpoint protection portfolio.
Sophos today announced it has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in Forrester Research, Inc.’s new report, The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q4 2016.
Sophos, today announced the appointment of Eleanor Lacey as senior vice president and general counsel. Lacey brings almost 20 years of experience as a vice president and general counsel for a variety of leading private and public software companies.
Sophos announced that it is extending its support for IaaS platforms by making its next-generation XG Firewall available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Sophos announced Sophos Intercept X, a next-generation endpoint security product that stops zero-day malware, unknown exploit variants and stealth attacks, and includes an advanced anti-ransomware feature that can detect previously unknown ransomware within seconds.
Sophos today announced that Sophos Email is now available in its cloud-based Sophos Central management platform. Customers and partners can now manage their email protection solution alongside Sophos endpoint, mobile, web and wireless security products from a unified, simple to use console.
Sophos announced that it has been named as the "Overall Winner" in the prestigious categories of "Data Security" and "Network Security" in The Channel Company's CRN® 2016 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. Sophos also won the award for Product Innovation in the Endpoint Security category.
Sophos announced the appointment of Tony Young as its chief information officer (CIO). In this newly created role on the senior management team, Young will be responsible for the strategy, security and management of the global IT organization at Sophos.