Sophos Endpoint Security and Control Receives 5 Star Rating in SC Magazine

Sophos Press Release

Sophos receives higher rating than Symantec and Trend Micro

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IT security and control firm Sophos announced today that the September 2008 edition of SC Magazine has tested Sophos Endpoint Security and Control. Sophos Endpoint Security and Control includes standard Sophos NAC (network access control) functionality as well as comprehensive protection against viruses, spyware and adware, controls VoIP, IM, P2P, games and removable storage devices, and enables you to assess and control all endpoints. SC Magazine awarded Sophos Endpoint Security and Control a 5 out of 5 Star rating praising the solution for its rich feature set, ease-of-use, documentation, support and value for the money.

SC Magazine noted that Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is "an elegant solution, which does not place undue burden on the administrator."

SC Magazine concluded that Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is "a great balance between ease of use and security, plus lifetime support put SESC 8 in the Recommended category."

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control gives businesses the best proactive protection against viruses, malware and unwanted applications across a wide range of platforms for desktops, laptops, file servers and mobile devices. The company is the first endpoint vendor to incorporate NAC, enabling enterprises to keep all managed, unmanaged and guest computers on their networks healthy with up-to-date protection. One scan using Sophos's faster, lower impact agent will detect malware, adware, suspicious files and behavior, and unauthorized software.

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About SC Magazine

SC Magazine is a monthly publication focusing on information security - computer viruses, hackers, internet crime, and how companies work to combat these threats. Reading SC Magazine gives computer security executives the relevant information they need to safeguard their enterprises, enabling them to help their organizations achieve success. SC Magazine coverage is complemented by a web site, twice-weekly newsletters, a global awards program and two annual forums. SC Magazine is a global brand with US, UK and Asia editions.

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