1 Innovative Protection

Advanced prevention, detection and response capabilities

Sophos Next-Gen Endpoint Protection integrates innovative security technologies to protect against all stages of an attack, coordinated through a central control engine. The result: outstanding protection against malware and advanced threats for your Windows, Mac and Linux systems.


Catch and prevent malware before it can execute with:

  • Traditional signature matching of known malware
  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Emulation
  • Sandboxing
  • File reputation scoring
  • Application whitelisting
  • Machine learning algorithms


If malware is deployed it is essential to detect it quickly. Sophos gives you a range of advanced technologies, including:

  • Network behavior analysis
  • Application/process behavior analysis
  • Data protection
  • Exploit detection


Take effective action as soon as malware is detected. Sophos capabilities include:

  • Automated malware removal
  • Compromised asset identification
  • Suspect component identification
  • The ability to scan for the malware and suspect components across other devices

Synchronized Security

An industry first, Sophos Security Heartbeat™ enables Sophos Next-Gen Endpoint Protection to communicate in real-time with Sophos Next-Gen Firewall.

By sharing information and automating threat discovery, analysis and response, Sophos Security Heartbeat ™ gives you unparalleled protection against advanced threats and significantly reduces incident response time.

2 Lightning Performance

Maximum protection, minimum impact – for users and IT managers alike

With a lightweight agent and small definition updates (typically about 30KB) Sophos Next-Gen Endpoint Protection keep your users secure without slowing them down. What’s more, Sophos is also easy to deploy and manage, minimizing the IT overhead. See how we stack up in independent testing by Tolly:

Endpoint Security Solution

  • Sophos Endpoint Protection
  • Sophos Central Managed Endpoint Protection
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security
  • Macafee Complete Endpoint Protection
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan
*Lower is better
  • Deployment
  • Management
  • Visibility

Endpoint Security Usability test

Number of steps required for deployment, management and visibility

3 Sophisticated Simplicity

Because complexity is the enemy of security

  • Intuitive central management dashboard
  • Easy set-up with sensible default policies
  • Simple point-and-click configuration options
  • Fewer steps to complete key tasks

4 User-based Licensing

Affordable protection for multiple devices

Our per-user licensing saves budget and is simple to administer. So your users can add devices without adding to your security overhead.

5 Expert Support

Reach expert help whenever you need it

  • Round the clock support delivered by our global team of technical experts.
  • 100% in-sourced staff deliver consistently high customer satisfaction scores.
  • Base and advanced support packages available, with base including 24x7 assistance by phone, email or online.
Almost overnight, we went from minimal protection and poor support to a solution that’s not only effective and easy to manage, but is backed by outstanding support
Robert Talley, IT, Lassen County Office of Education

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6 Industry Leader

As a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Endpoint Protection Platforms we're at the forefront of the security industry. Check out our awards and recent test results.

7 This is Next-GEN Enduser Protection

Because security works best as a system

Sophos Endpoint is part of our integrated Enduser Protection system that secures all the devices, infrastructure, apps and data that your users touch.

Advanced threat protection technologies work together to keep your business and data secure, whatever your users do – and wherever they do it.