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.

Acerca de Sophos

Sophos, líder mundial en ciberseguridad next-gen, protege a más de 400 000 empresas de todos los tamaños en más de 150 países de las ciberamenazas más avanzadas de la actualidad. Gracias al respaldo de SophosLabs, un equipo global de ciencia de datos e información sobre amenazas, las soluciones con IA y nativas en la nube de Sophos protegen endpoints (portátiles, servidores y dispositivos móviles) y redes contra las técnicas de ciberataque en evolución, como el ransomware, el malware, los exploits, la exfiltración de datos, las intrusiones de adversarios activos y el phishing, entre otras. Sophos Central, una plataforma de administración nativa en la nube, integra todo el catálogo de productos next-gen de Sophos, incluidos la solución para endpoints Intercept X y el firewall next-gen XG, en un único sistema de “Seguridad Sincronizada” accesible a través de una serie de API. Sophos ha estado impulsando una transición a la ciberseguridad next-gen, aprovechando las capacidades avanzadas de la nube, el Machine Learning, las API, la automatización y la respuesta administrada a las amenazas, entre otras, a fin de ofrecer una protección de nivel empresarial a empresas de todos los tamaños. Sophos vende sus productos y servicios exclusivamente a través de un canal global de más de 53 000 partners y proveedores de servicios administrados (MSP). Asimismo, Sophos pone a disposición de los usuarios particulares sus innovadoras tecnologías comerciales a través de Sophos Home. La empresa tiene su sede en Oxford, Reino Unido. Encontrará más información en es.sophos.com