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Sophos hires ex-McAfee SVP Gavin Struther
After 16 years as the APAC senior vice president and president for McAfee, Struthers is now heading the APJ arm of Sophos.
16 Jan 19
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
05 Dec 18
Sophos XG Firewall adds lateral movement protection
The new capabilities will help to prevent targeted, manual cyber attacks and exploits from further infiltrating a compromised network.
03 Dec 18
Experts comment on Facebook’s 50 million user credential leak
Barracuda Networks, Sophos, RedLock, and Darktrace offer their views on the data leak that affected close to 50 million accounts.
01 Oct 18
Gartner names Sophos leader in Unified Threat Management
“We develop our cybersecurity products to work together as a system, enabling our defences to be as coordinated as cyber attacks.”
24 Sep 18
Sophos awards top partners in A/NZ for 2018
Companies across the region were awarded for their successes with Sophos solutions over the last year.
13 Aug 18
An expert's take on the state of ransomware today
One of the biggest challenges in the fight against ransomware is that there are thousands of variants; tiny pieces of code used over and over again.
08 Aug 18
SingHealth breach hits 1.5 million patients after 'deliberate, well-planned attack'
At least 1.5 million patients who visited any SingHealth outpatient clinic or polyclinic between 1 May 2015 and 4 July 2018 may be affected.
23 Jul 18
Sophos new server security offering defends ‘cybercrime bullseye’
The new solution aims to protect and secure data at the most vital point - the server.
23 Jul 18
Ticketmaster breached: here’s what seven security experts had to say
Ticketmaster has suffered a breach that affects 5% of its global customer base, here's what the experts had to say on the incident.
29 Jun 18
GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
29 May 18
VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
A malware called VPNFilter is quickly becoming the security emergency of the year as the number of infections rises & few ways to defend against it.
25 May 18
Key takeaways from Privacy Awareness Week: Experts comment
Cybersecurity experts from Sophos, Trend Micro, CyberArk, Mimecast, Bitglass & others share their thoughts on privacy and what it means for security.
14 May 18
Arrow ECS inks new distie agreement with Sophos in NZ
It marks Sophos' third distribution company in New Zealand.
02 May 18
Lack of network firewall visibility causing Australian IT managers to fly blind
Network firewalls may be overrated and underperforming – Australian IT managers can’t identify 41% of their organisation's network traffic.
19 Apr 18
Sink or swim: How your organisation can avoid phishing scams
With longer hours comes wearier brains, and a workforce more susceptible to being victimised by scammers.
04 Apr 18
Sophos unveils new phishing attack simulation solution
The new solution from Sophos allows organisations to run trial phishing 'attacks' on employees to see who is most susceptible and offer training.
15 Mar 18
Gone phishin’ - sidestepping the bait in scam emails
What makes people click on scam emails, and how can we educate them against opening themselves (and their organisations) up to vulnerabilities?
20 Feb 18
Warbiking tour reveals the Aussie city with stellar WiFi security
Only 6% of this city's access points were using no network security at all. But which city is it?
07 Feb 18
Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec
02 Feb 18
Fool me once... ransomware strikes firms twice on average, survey finds
“Ransomware is not a lightning strike – it can happen again and again to the same organisation."
01 Feb 18
Sophos' Intercept X dives into deep learning for security
Next-generation endpoint security provider Sophos is taking advanced deep learning neural networks to the fight against malware.
01 Feb 18
Exclusive Interview - Sophos’ next-level AI security solution
A/NZ GM Ashley Warne claims that this offering will stop never before seen cyber attacks, is easy to sell and will work alongside current systems.
31 Jan 18
The rise and rise of ransomware: From CryptoLocker to Cerber
Since the infamous CryptoLocker first appeared in 2013, we’ve seen a huge wave of file-encrypting ransomware variants extorting money.
15 Jan 18