Sophos demonstrates security and control at Infosecurity Europe 2008

Sophos Press Release

22-24 April 2008, stand F130, Grand Hall, Olympia, London

NAC for Dummies
Sophos will be giving visitors to its booth a free copy of the 'NAC for Dummies' guide.

Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, will be exhibiting its products and giving expert presentations on its booth at the Infosecurity Europe 2008 show in London this week.

Sophos will be giving visitors the opportuntity to experience at first hand its products which are designed to secure business networks against malware, spyware, spam, hackers and unauthorized access. In addition, an industry panel including experts from Microsoft, GetSafeOnline and the Computer Crime Unit will be answering delegates' questions from the booth.

Infosec attendees will also be able to see Sophos's newly released Endpoint Security and Control 8.0 product in operation.

Furthermore, Sophos security and control experts Paul Ducklin, Vanja Svajcer, Mark Harris, Richard Jacobs and Graham Cluley will be tackling the technical subjects of malware, phishing, spam and NAC in regular presentations at booth F130 at the Grand Hall in Olympia.

On-booth presentations

Regular on-booth presentations by Sophos staff include:

"Security Threat Report: 2008 so far"
"Back to the future - predicting security threats"
"Is malware ruining your web reputation?"
"Live malware demonstration"
"Network Access Control - What's it really about?"

Ask the expert: On-booth interviews and discussions

Interviews will be regularly conducted on the booth over the course of the three day event. Senior security consultant Carole Theriault will be hosting the on-booth interviews, discussing issues with Sophos's resident experts, and giving visitors a platform to get their own questions answered.

Discussion topics include:

"Passwords and authentication" with Head of Technology Asia Pacific, Paul Ducklin.
"Squabble in the security sandbox: Mac vs PC" with senior technology consultant Graham Cluley.

Industry expert panel

At 15.30 on Wednesday 23 April, Sophos will be hosting an industry panel on its booth, with attendees invited to pose questions to experts from Microsoft, GetSafeOnline, Sunbelt Software, and the Computer Crime Unit about all aspects of internet security and the fight against malicious hackers.

This panel is likely to be highly popular, and Infosec attendees are recommended to make their way to the Sophos booth in good time to avoid disappointment!

Network Access Control

As part of Infosecurity Europe's Education Programme, Sophos's CTO Richard Jacobs will be presenting his paper "Network Access Control - it's really about the endpoint" in the business stream lecture threatre at 12:40 on 23rd April.

Meanwhile, visitors to the Sophos booth will be able to pick up a free "NAC for Dummies" guide to help them better understand the benefits of a Network Access Control system.

About Infosecurity Europe 2008

Infosecurity Europe is Europe's most comprehensive convergence of information security professionals. Showcasing the most diverse range of new and innovative products and services and addressing today's strategic and technical issues in an unrivalled education programme. The event delivers an audience hungry for education and information on how, what, why and when to purchase the products on offer. It also offers vendors the platform to evolve current or create new channel relationships. More information about the event can be found at

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