First in a series of educational network security seminars sponsored by Sophos and CipherTrust

Sophos Press Release

Sophos and CipherTrust partner to deliver educational sessions for CTOs and IT directors in Boston

Lynnfield, MA - Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, and CipherTrust, developer of IronMail, the first comprehensive secure messaging appliance for enterprise and corporate message providers, have partnered to promote the importance of network security by holding an educational seminar entitled: "Viruses, Worms, and Beyond: Protect Your Network From the Next Generation of Threats."

Topics of discussion will focus on the latest gateway security trends, the history of viruses, what the future holds and industry hype. Security experts Chris Wraight, technology consultant at Sophos Americas, and Matt Anthony, director of marketing at CipherTrust, will be presenting. Guest speaker Bruce Shaffer, security director from a leading financial services organization, will speak about how his organization is preparing for future security breaches and will field questions from attendees.

The seminar will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2002 in Boston.

"Sophos is dedicated not only to providing dependable anti-virus solutions to organizations worldwide but to educating as well," said Chris Wraight, technology consultant at Sophos Americas. "Sophos has consistently placed great emphasis on education and this seminar series is focused on educating those in charge of network security. These seminars will also offer a forum for attendees to share their experiences."

"Securing the email gateway is key to maintaining consistent email system protection against threats," said Matt Anthony, director of marketing at CipherTrust. "Through these seminars we hope to educate and inform network security professionals as to how to better safeguard their organization."

About CipherTrust

As the provider of the industry's first email security appliance, CipherTrust, Inc. is dedicated to the design and delivery of secure email gateway appliances offering the reliability and scalability demanded by medium and large enterprises. CipherTrust's flagship product, IronMail, is a gateway appliance that provides protection from hackers, anti-virus and anti-spam, policy enforcement, and in-transit email protection. For more information, visit or call 1-877-448-8625.

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