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  • Sophos continues to invest heavily in Intercept X, its cloud-native next-gen endpoint security

  • Sophos Intercept X delivers unrivaled protection and features unmatched by Symantec

  • Sophos Intercept X next-gen endpoint protection consistently gets top marks in third-party tests

  • Exclusive offers are now available for Symantec customers to switch to Sophos

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Smarter, Faster, and Easier to Manage

  • AI: Based on the most advanced deep learning neural network and trained on hundreds of millions of malware incidents, we predictively prevent more attacks and have lower false positives than any other security software
  • Anti-ransomware: Behavior-based CryptoGuard technology stops never-before-seen ransomware and boot-record attacks
  • Exploit Prevention: Blocking more exploit techniques than any other vendor, Sophos prevents hackers from distributing malware, stealing credentials, and escaping detection
  • Sophos Central: A unified, streamlined, cloud-native console to manage and protect all your devices in a single console
  • Synchronized Security: A platform for cross-product integration that automates defenses to share intelligence and respond to threats
  • Integrated EDR: Unified management and a single agent that combines the best protection and intelligent endpoint detection and response (EDR)

Unlike Symantec, Sophos continues to invest heavily in endpoint protection and detection.
Threats never stop evolving, and neither do we.


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Single agent – Sophos utilizes a single agent for endpoint protection and management.



Unified cloud management – Sophos uses one cloud-native management platform for multiple security products.



Multi-platform management – Sophos protects Windows, Mac, and Linux devices from a single cloud console.



Integrated EDR management – Sophos offers integrated endpoint protection and EDR management.



Synchronized Security – Sophos shares security information across endpoint, firewall, and other security products. Compromised endpoints are automatically isolated and remediated.




Machine learning – Sophos has a long history of malware detection based on deep learning, an advanced form of machine learning.



Behavioral ransomware protection and rollback – Sophos has specific anti-ransomware technology that detects both file and boot record ransomware behavior, and rolls back any affected files.



Exploit prevention – Sophos has more than two dozen exploit prevention techniques attackers use to exploit software vulnerabilities (Symantec stops less than half).




Signatures and heuristics – Sophos uses signatures for high-accuracy detection of known malware and combines them with signatureless next-gen protection against new threats.



Device control – Sophos makes device control simple and fast.



Web control – Sophos offers category-based URL blocking to easily block inappropriate sites.



Data loss prevention (DLP) – Sophos offers integrated DLP at no additional cost.



Category and name-based application control – Sophos Administrators can control installation, track usage, or block execution using a pre-defined applications list.



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Third-Party Proven

Sophos Intercept X tops the rankings from MRG Effitas, SE Labs, and more. Sophos has been ranked as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for 12 years running.

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