Info Security Products Guide Awards Sophos the “Hot Companies” Recognition for 2007

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Sophos Joins the Industry’s Elite Club of “Hot Companies” that Lead the World of Security

Sophos Named Hot Company for 2007
Sophos Joins the Industry's Elite Club of "Hot Companies" that Lead the World of Security.

Sophos, a world leader in threat management solutions, has been named a Hot Company by Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies. Sophos was recognized in the security category. Selected from an industry analysis of more than 500 prominent information security vendors from around the world, this prestigious honor comes to Sophos based upon a stern selection criteria of the 4Ps; namely products, people, performance and potential; behind the company's growing success. The Hot Companies 2007 selection also helps raise the bar significantly for others in the industry to provide end-users with effective and deployable, protective solutions against the next generation of highly sophisticated and super-blended attacks.

Sophos has more than 20 years of experience in the network security industry. The company's integrated threat management solutions protect more than 35 million users in more than 150 countries from viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, spam, and policy abuse. From Sydney to London, to Boston to Vancouver, SophosLabs™ - a global network of high-security threat research centers - Sophos extends 24-hour threat analysis and protection for its customers worldwide.

"Security is now one of the top three issues with almost every organization around the world including at an individual level where identity thefts have increased rapidly over the past few months," said Rake Narang, managing editor of Info Security Products Guide, which is published by Silicon Valley Communications. "Vendors that are building their success strategy based on the four pillars of strength, mainly the 4Ps under which we have evaluated security vendors of all sizes around the world, are the ones that are best positioned to keep your digital resources secured in 2007. Sophos is a key player in the security space."

"It's a great honor to receive the Hot Company 2007 recognition from the Info Security Products Guide," said Steve Munford, CEO of Sophos. "Sophos has taken great strides to offer our customers comprehensive security solutions and this award validates those efforts, as well as our dedication to our customers."

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Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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