Sophos named finalist in 2008 SC Magazine Awards program

Sophos Press Release

Sophos was named a finalist in SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in IT security

Sophos was named a finalist in the SC Magazine Awards.

IT security and control firm, Sophos, has been named a finalist in SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in IT security. Sophos Endpoint Security and Control was named in the Reader Trust Award Best Integrated Security Solution category of the competition.

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control was among 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. Finalists of the SC Magazine Awards program are determined through voting by the publication's readers. Readers vote for what they view as the solution that is most effective at helping them to address the problems for which it was designed.

"Our 2008 finalists, including Sophos, represent some of the industry's leading lights, as judged by our readership," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Illena Armstrong. "Moving into 2008, our readers are recognizing that companies such as Sophos are helping them meet their security challenges"

The annual SC Magazine Awards have recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry's preeminent award program, individuals, brands and products shortlisted address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

"Sophos is committed to providing flexible, reliable and centrally-managed solutions that are consistent with the needs of today's businesses," said Dick Faulkner, Vice President of North American sales. "We are thrilled that Sophos Endpoint Security and Control was named as a finalist for Best Integrated Security Solution by SC Magazine's readers."

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control protects against viruses, spyware, adware and hackers, and controls unauthorized software usage, providing cross-platform security and control for desktops, laptops, file servers and mobile devices - including Windows, Mac and Linux. An automated management console saves costs by enabling centralized deployment and updating, and reporting on both anti-virus and firewall protection.

Winners of this year's awards will be announced at an exclusive event to be held in San Francisco 8 April, 2008.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

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