A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

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…

OXFORD, U.K. – May 12, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced the findings of its global survey, The State of Ransomware 2020, which reveals that paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware attack is not an easy and inexpensive path to recovery. In fact, the total cost of recovery almost doubles…

OXFORD, U.K.– Dec. 17, 2019– Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, today introduced enhancements to MSP Connect, a program that makes it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell Sophos’ entire product portfolio. New security offerings for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and cloud security, as well as new professional services automation (PSA) and…

Burlington, MA – November 11, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Sophos Intercept X is once again named the best endpoint security solution by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. For the third consecutive year, it’s recognized as a winner in the CRN Tech Innovator Awards, which honor innovative hardware,…

Oxford, UK, Nov. 5, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in cloud-enabled next-generation cybersecurity, today launched its 2020 Threat Report providing insights into the rapidly evolving cyberthreat landscape. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape over the past 12 months, uncovering trends likely to impact cybersecurity in 2020. “The threat landscape continues to evolve – and the…

OXFORD, U.K. – Oct. 14, 2019 – Sophos, a global leader in cloud-enabled next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that Thoma Bravo, a US-based private equity firm, has made an offer to acquire Sophos (LSE: SOPHOS) for $7.40 USD per share, representing an enterprise value of approximately $3.9 billion. The board of directors of Sophos have stated their…

OXFORD, UK – July 10, 2019 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up…

OXFORD, UK – September 20, 2018. Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s September 20, 2018, “Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls).” As one of only three vendors positioned as a leader, Sophos is positioned furthest for…

 Sophos Intercept X for Server Blocks Cyber Attackers from Hitting the Business Bullseye

OXFORD, U.K. – July 17, 2018 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Intercept X for Server, next-generation server protection with predictive deep learning technology that provides constantly evolving security against cyber threats. Sophos’ deep learning neural networks are trained on hundreds of millions of samples to look for suspicious attributes of…

 Sophos Introduces Predictive Protection in Intercept X with Advanced Deep Learning

OXFORD, U.K. – Jan. 30, 2018 Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the availability of Intercept X with malware detection powered by advanced deep learning neural networks. Combined with new active-hacker mitigation, advanced application lockdown, and enhanced ransomware protection, this latest release of the next-generation endpoint protection delivers previously unseen levels of detection…