SOURCE: Sophos


February 21, 2012 08:00 ET

Sophos Showcases Complete Security at RSA

Cloud as a Service, Integrated UTM and Cloud Encryption Among Industry-First Highlights

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2012) - IT security and data protection company Sophos will showcase its complete security offerings at RSA 2012, highlighted by new and industry-first cloud encryption and integrated Endpoint and Gateway solutions.

Redefining UTM
As Sophos completes its integration of Astaro's market-leading network security offerings, the company is expanding the perimeter of protection to the endpoint, further strengthening its "protect everywhere" value proposition for customers. And integrated UTM (Unified Threat Management) means having a single solution that further reduces attack surfaces and plugs the gaps separate point solutions can create.

Additional Highlights
In addition to showcasing the latest in security innovations in cloud, mobile and threat protection (booth #1817), Sophos thought leaders will deliver presentations including:

  • Looking Ahead - The Path to Moving Security into the Cloud
    Who: Gerhard Eschelbeck, CTO, Sophos
    What: presentation on the evolving threat landspcape and the need to protect users across myriad devices and locations. Eschelbeck will examine real-world examples of IT challenges when migrating enterprise on-premise security solutions to SaaS deliviery.
    When: Feb. 28, 2:40 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Hacktivism: Threats to Enterprises or Just Smoke and Mirrors
    Who: James Lyne, Director of Technology Strategy, Sophos
    What: discussion on Hacktivism and how enterprises should prioritize and address Lyne will provide practical advice on where threats lie in the risk register and examples of hactivist attacks that don't register as top priority.
    When: Feb. 29, 3:20 PM - 4:10 PM
  • Modern Cyber Gangs: Well-Organized, Well-Protected, And A Smart Adversary
    Who: James Lyne, Director of Technology Strategy, Sophos
    What: session on the illicit economy developed by Cyber Gangs, complete with live demonstrations of their tools and services to show how they respond to indstury innovations. Lyne will also provide recommendations on how to combat these groups.
    When: March 1, 10:40 AM - 11:30 AM

About Sophos
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers. With more than two decades of experience, Sophos is regarded as a leader in security and data protection by top analyst firms and has received many industry awards.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Kristin Brown
    Burson-Marsteller, for Sophos
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