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Sophos Email Security

Snapshot

Sophos offers predictive email security to stop ransomware and spam attacks.

For

Oorganizations looking for strong email protection that is part of a CASB solution.

Who are Sophos?

Sophos are a cybersecurity vendor from the UK serving more than 100 million users around the world. They offer multiple security solutions across endpoint, web, mobile and email. Their email security solution is a cloud based secure gateway, which blocks threats before they enter an email network. Their platform aims to protect businesses from ransomware, spam and phishing attacks with predictive email security. They have a focus on ease of use, with the service delivered through a single management console, while still offering advanced features for mid-sized to enterprise-level organizations.

Sophos have agreed to an acquisition from US private equity group Thoma Bravo, who have recently purchased other cyber security companies including Barracuda. They have indicated that the technology will not be integrated however, and Sophos will continue as a standalone company.

Sophos Email Security Features:

  • Comprehensive email security solution with strong protection against ransomware and spam
  • Cost effective pricing, with easy to use admin console
  • ‘Follow the sun’ support team operating 24/7 in the UK, US, and Australia.
  • Comprehensive threat protection features including inbound and outbound message scanning, anti-virus filters and time-of-click URL protection
  • Good admin controls and user quarantine options
  • Deployment is flexible and service works with G-suite, Office 365 and Exchange
  • Good end user self-service portal which can be managed by admin controls
  • Comprehensive audits and logs
  • Suitable for MSPS with flexible deployment and low cost pricing
  • Available to purchase as part of CASB solution

Expert Insight:

The Sophos email protection platform offers businesses strong threat protection against emerging email threats with predictive security systems. They are a good solution for stopping ransomware, spam and phishing attacks. They offer a good range of threat protection features such as time of click URL protection and both admin and user quarantines. The advanced and granular features mean that this is not the easiest to use, but it does offer strong threat protection at a competitive price point. It also has flexible end user controls which can help to keep email security running smoothly while taking the pressure off IT departments.

Sophos offers a high quality email protection solution. There are strong threat protection features and reporting. It’s a competitively priced service, but advanced features mean that is better suited to mid-sized to large organisation who need advanced protection.

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Profile: Sophos Email Security

Category:
Email Security Gateway
Vendor:
Sophos
Website:
Cloud, MX Record Redirection
Founded:
1985
HQ:
Abingdon, UK
Deployment:
Cloud, MX Record Redirection
Starting Price:
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Suitable For:
Organizations requiring email security as part of a CASB solution

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