Sophos opens Sydney anti-virus lab

Sophos Press Release

labSophos Anti-Virus, the world's leading developer of corporate anti-virus software, has opened a major anti-virus research facility in Sydney, Australia.

The Sophos Anti-Virus Research Laboratory Asia-Pacific, along with the facility at Sophos Headquarters near Oxford, in the UK, is playing a key role in the company's co-ordinated global battle against malicious virus writers.

"The Sydney virus research facility is now playing a vital role in Sophos's 24-hour responsiveness", said Richard Baldry, Managing Director of Sophos Australia. "It will become increasingly important in supporting our customers in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia."

"While the Sydney research lab is analysing viruses from our Asian-Pacific customer base, it is also working closely with Sophos's head-office facility to allow us to offer the very highest level of service to all of our users", said Dr Jan Hruska, CEO of Sophos Anti-Virus, who officially opened the new facility.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at