Sophos Garners Industry Accolades During RSA

Sophos Press Release

Sophos UTM named Best Email Security and Naked Security recognized as best corporate blog

BOSTON, MA– March 5, 2012 – IT security and data protection company Sophos today announced industry honors it received at the recent RSA conference. Sophos was recognized with SC Magazine’s 2012 Reader Trust Award for Best Email Security product and Naked Security was named Best Corporate Security Blog at the Social Security Blogger Awards.

Sophos UTM, which provides fully integrated enterprise-class network security for businesses of all sizes, received the Best Email Security Product award based on product functionality, manageability, ease-of-use and scalability. Winners were chosen by SC Magazine’s Reader Trust Voting Panel, comprised of IT security executives. Additionally, SC Magazine recently gave the Sophos UTM a five-star rating in the UTM Group Test. Sophos has received several five-star ratings from SC Magazine for the Sophos UTM including for application control and email content management.

Naked Security was honored as the Best Corporate Security Blog in the Social Security Blogger Awards during the 6th annual  Security Bloggers Meetup. Winners were chosen by a panel of expert judges including prominent security journalists and analysts. Last year, Naked Security was recognized as the Most Educational Security Blog at the Security Bloggers Meetup.

“Our goal is make the web a safer place for businesses. We feel the best way to accomplish this goal is to offer security products that address specific customer needs and through educating the public on threats as well as ways to protect themselves,” said Rainer Gawlick, CMO, Sophos. “Being recognized by SC Magazine and by the Social Security Blogger Awards confirms we are successfully meeting this challenge.”

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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