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

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-powered solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cyberattack techniques, including ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, active-adversary breaches, phishing, and more. Sophos Central, a cloud-native management platform, integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of next-generation products, including the Intercept X endpoint solution and the XG next-generation firewall, into a single “synchronized security” system accessible through a set of APIs. Sophos has been driving a transition to next-generation cybersecurity, leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, machine learning, APIs, automation, managed threat response, and more, to deliver enterprise-grade protection to any size organization. Sophos sells its products and services exclusively through a global channel of more than 53,000 partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.