|Sophos is exhibiting at Infosecurity 2006,
Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses,
spyware and spam, will campaign for multi-layered IT security for
all organisations, on stand 520 at Infosecurity 2006. In light of
the steep rise in financially motivated malware attacks, cyber
crime is rightly perceived to be the biggest threat to businesses
A recent Sophos web poll of 500 business users found that 70%
put viruses and hacking at the top of their list of biggest threats
to their business. Employee fraud received 18% of the vote,
physical break-in 7%, whereas corporate espionage received just 5%
of the vote.
Sophos experts will be discussing these results on the
What poses the biggest threat to your
The company, which currently receives approximately 2,000 new
malware reports each month, will also be demonstrating its
solutions to protect gateway boundaries as well as desktop, laptop
and server endpoints against viruses, worms, spyware, Trojans,
phishing and spam. Among these the company will be showing
Infosecurity visitors its recently launched ES4000, which is the industry's
first fully integrated plug-and-play email security appliance.
To further reinforce its campaign for consolidated security
solutions for all organisations, Sophos's global head of sales
engineering, Michael Argast, will present the seminar session,
the threat: online crime gangs and the evolution of attacks' on
27 April 2006 at 1.30pm. During his talk, he will highlight the
consequences for business of irresponsible employee behaviour and
poorly protected networks.
"The complexities of today's threats pose major challenges to
businesses," said Graham Cluley, senior
technology consultant at Sophos. "Without the right defenses in
place, the systems, data, money and business continuity of an
organization can all be compromised - we intend to hit this message
home at Infosecurity."