Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today
announced that it has been selected by Britannia, Britain's second
largest mutual building society with 190 branches across the
country, to protect all 3,000 of Britannia's users throughout the
Sophos Anti-Virus will protect Britannia Building Society's
network against all known viruses, worms and Trojan horses. Sophos
is currently detecting and protecting against 72,000 viruses, with
the figure rising by approximately 1,000 per month.
"Sophos has a proven track record of offering unrivalled
detection rates and first class technical support which is
specially tailored to corporate needs," said Mike Freakley,
Technical Security Manager at Britannia Building Society. "As a
large financial institution the data we hold is business critical -
we cannot allow it to be exposed to attack. Sophos provides us with
the very best defence."
"Britannia Building Society demands the best protection against
viruses and worms for its network," said Mark Forrest, sales and
marketing director at Sophos. "Sophos Anti-Virus beat all other
products during Britannia's technical evaluation, making it the
About Britannia Building Society
Britannia Building Society is the second biggest mutual in the
United Kingdom with 2.2 million customers. It has 190 branches
across the country and employs approximately 3,000 staff. For more
information please visit www.britannia.co.uk.