Sophos Named Best Security Company by SC Awards Europe 2020

Sophos Press Release

Sophos’ Cloud Security Solution, Cloud Optix, is Also Recognised

OXFORD, U.K. – June 22, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has been awarded Best Security Company by SC Awards Europe 2020, an annual industry accolade by SC Media. In a further recognition, Sophos’ cloud security solution, Cloud Optix, was Highly Commended in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution category.

The SC Awards aim to promote best practice in the cybersecurity industry. Explaining their decision to award Sophos Best Security Company, the judges remarked that Sophos is:

  • “Recognised as a ‘worldwide leader’”
  • “Obviously gold-standard”
  • “Well established security company with strong offerings”

Sophos is the only security vendor maintaining leadership in network and endpoint security with its powerful, centrally managed next-generation Intercept X Advanced with EDR and XG Firewall solutions. On June 9, 2020, it launched the latest upgrade to EDR, introducing significant advancements that make it faster and easier than ever before for security analysts to identify and neutralize evasive threats and for IT administrators to proactively maintain secure IT operations to reduce attack risks.

Sophos Cloud Optix delivers complete, continuous and intelligent visibility into what’s going on in public cloud environments and enables IT security teams to identify and protect all their assets across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments via a single console.
In highly commending Cloud Optix, the SC Award judges noted that it offers:

  • “Complete, continuous visibility, ROI calculator”
  • “Scalable solution with good coverage”
  • “Collaboration through a trusted network of partners which gives customers greater flexibility”

“To keep pace with increasingly advanced cyber attackers, targeting multiple entry points and learning how to live off the land and bypass detection, is a challenge facing the entire security industry. We are delighted to be recognized for our achievements in arming IT professionals with the innovative and highly effective next-generation cybersecurity solutions they need to combat such threats,” said Dan Schiappa, chief product officer at Sophos. “Everyone at Sophos is deeply committed to helping organizations stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.”

Sophos offers free trials and instant demonstrations of its leading next-generation security products, including Cloud Optix, Intercept X and XG Firewall.

Further details of the SC Awards Europe 2020 can be found at scawardseurope.com.

About Sophos

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.