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Sophos welcomes John Donovan as A/NZ managing director
Donovan will be based in Sydney. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in IT to Sophos, including roles at Symantec, as well as VMware and ForgeRock.
02 Apr 2019
Sophos offering mobile device management with Microsoft Intune integration
Running on Microsoft Azure, the Sophos integration will enable IT administrators to configure individual device usage policies within Microsoft Intune.
02 Apr 2019
How cybercriminals are most likely to be caught
Fifteen per cent of IT managers at Australian companies who were victim to one or more cyber attacks last year can’t pinpoint how the attackers gained entry.
07 Mar 2019
Sophos Mobile Security now integrates Microsoft Intune
In the case of a threat or compromise, intelligence insights can help administrators decide when to lock down an individual endpoint and deny access corporate data.
28 Feb 2019
When hackers get the munchies, they just steal McDonalds
What happens when hackers get the munchies? Apparently in Canada, they decide to put their ‘hamburglar’ gloves on and go after unwitting people who happen to use the McDonalds app.
12 Feb 2019
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 2019
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
29 May 2018
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 2018
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 2018
Arrow ECS inks new distie agreement with Sophos in NZ
It marks Sophos' third distribution company in New Zealand.
02 May 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018