Server Security

Protect your virtual and physical servers without sacrificing performance.

Comprehensive threat protection that doesn’t slow you down.

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Server Security

Built for Servers

Sophos Server Protection makes it easy to protect your Windows, Linux, UNIX, and virtualized server environments from malicious attacks while keeping your servers running at peak performance.

  • Server application whitelisting/lockdown—protects against known and unknown threats
  • Automatic scanning exclusions
  • Extremely lightweight with a small footprint
  • Ease of use with your choice of web-based or on-premise management

One-click Lockdown

Get powerful protection with our lockdown capabilities that let you whitelist your applications and lockdown your servers simply by clicking a button. Sophos One-click Lockdown automatically recognizes your server applications and creates trust rules, making your ongoing maintenance and change management a breeze. And, One-click Lockdown lets you easily enable a “default deny” policy for your servers, providing comprehensive protection from both known and unknown threats.

  • Powerful protection with the click of a button
  • No manual creation and management of whitelisting rules required
  • Sophos Server Authority automatically establishes and manages trusted changes
  • Prevents in-memory attacks
  • Integrates with advanced anti-malware, HIPS, and whitelisting

Server Application Whitelisting Whitepaper

Integrated and Secure

Ensure the highest level of security for your mission-critical servers. Sophos Server Protection integrates server application whitelisting/lockdown with our advanced anti-malware and HIPS. This provides you with effective protection against zero-day attacks.

  • Comprehensive malware scan before lockdown—your servers are locked in a known-good state
  • On-access scanning prevents content-based attacks on whitelisted applications
  • Optionally schedule scans
  • Application whitelisting further enhances performance

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Easy to Deploy and Manage

Whether you choose to manage in the cloud or on-premise, Sophos Server Protection is simple to set up and is just as easy to manage and maintain.

  • Automatic trust rules simplify management
  • Sophisticated functionality coupled with a simple, intuitive user experience
  • Anti-malware with automatic scanning exclusions

Optimized for Virtual Environments

Your servers have gone virtual, and so have our products. Our full-featured server agent runs with a low memory footprint on popular hypervisors, such as vSphere, Hyper-V, and XenServer. We also offer agentless scanning for VMware vSphere, featuring:

  • Automatic protection of new VMs
  • Efficient, centralized malware scanning
  • Elimination of “scan storms”

Learn more about virtualization security.

Security For Every Platform

We support a broad range of platforms, so you can protect every server in your organization. Along with Windows Server, Sophos Server Protection secures many popular flavors of Linux—including CentOS and Ubuntu—as well as Unix-based operating systems.

On-Premise or Cloud

Deploy and manage your server protection the way that best suits you. You can choose cloud or on-premise management options. Either way, you get powerful protection and an intuitive interface to manage your servers.

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