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23 Oct 2006

Small business security concerns addressed in latest Sophos podcast

Shaun Paice discusses how Sophos can help small companies manage their security.

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against computer threats, today announced that it has published a new podcast examining the issues and challenges faced by small businesses when trying to protect themselves from viruses, spyware and spam.

In the podcast, entitled "Small businesses: bigger challenges", Shaun Paice, Group Product Manager at Sophos, is interviewed by Carole Theriault about the challenges that small businesses face in protecting their computers and discusses their security solution needs.

"In a survey published by Sophos it was found that a staggering 64 percent of small businesses were not updating their viral defenses in a timely manner," said Carole Theriault, host of the Sophos podcast. "Smaller businesses need simpler solutions to help protect them from the growing internet threat."

Sophos Security Suite provides an all-in-one defense against threats on Windows and Mac computers, laptops and servers. The software has been designed specifically for smaller organizations that lack technical expertise to quickly and easily protect their businesses against today's increasingly complex security risks.

All Sophos podcasts are available for download at Past podcasts have covered topics such as corporate security policies, application control, rootkits, protecting educational establishments, and the latest trends in viruses and spam.

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at