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Demystifying 'zero trust' and its role in cybersecurity
The principle of ‘zero trust’ in cybersecurity is simple: Trust nothing, and verify everything.
Cybercriminals leverage AI to sustain attacks on enterprises
What is less discussed is how cybercriminals are taking advantage of those very same technologies to automate their attacks, too.
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Discoveries made by analysts at Sophos have unearthed a new development: ransomware code appears to have been shared across ‘families’, and some of the ransomware groups seemed to work in collaboration more than in competition with one another.
Sophos unveils new open AI developments to sharpen defenses against cyberattacks
"While it is common practice to share AI methodologies and findings in other industries, cybersecurity has lagged in this effort."
Experiencing ransomware significantly impacts cybersecurity approach
"The survey findings illustrate clearly the impact of these near-impossible demands. Among other things, those hit by ransomware were found to have severely undermined confidence in their own cyber threat awareness."
Sophos named mobile security Leader in IDC MarketScape
Sophos Intercept X for Mobile has capabilities in protecting Android, iOS and Chrome OS users from known and never before seen mobile threats.
Phishing scam imitates SharePoint & OneNote for nefarious clicks
Sophos researchers say that the attackers take a slightly different approach to the standard ‘fake login’ phishing email.
Sophos deconstructs Dharma, the 'fast food franchise' ransomware
"Dharma is fast-food franchise ransomware: widely and easily available to just about anyone,” says a Sophos threat researcher.
Sophos and Arcserve bolster alliance with two new solutions
The new solutions combine anti-ransomware and other threat-protection tech with immutable backup and disaster recovery capabilities.
Scammers using Bitcoin, sextortion to take advantage of Coronavirus fears
As people's fear and desire to do something about COVID-19 is dominating the news, it is also being exploited in every way by online criminals.
Sophos acquired for US$3.9 billion in cash
In a 168% premium to its IPO share price in June 2015, Sophos stockholders now receive $7.40 per share, according to the company.
Kaspersky named top dog in Canalys channel satisfaction report
The company was named the top cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction after achieving the highest overall rating against 10 others.
Sophos launches Intercept X for mobile
New security for Chrome OS and mobile threat defence for Android and iOS devices protects users from new fleeceware applications uncovered by SophosLabs.
Sophos extends MSP program in the name of advancing enterprise security
Sophos has extended its managed service provider (MSP) program to make it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell the Sophos product portfolio.
Sophos launches threat intelligence & analysis platform for developers
Sophos’ cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform is now available to those who are building applications.
Disney+: Is it safe to subscribe?
"Excitement has been building for Disney+ and while it's in limited release, people will seek out alternative means to use the platform."
Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering now on AWS Marketplace
Endpoint and network security firm Sophos has now launched its Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
Sophos launches managed threat response service
The resellable service provides organisations with a dedicated 24/7 security team to neutralise threats.
From predator to high-risk vaccine: Sophos tracks WannaCry's evolution
An analysis of around 2,000 WannaCry samples from 2018 shows they were adapted to bypass the famous kill switch, but unable to encrypt data.
Sophos named Magic Quadrant Leader, changes up APAC channel staff
This is the 11th time in a row Sophos has been positioned as Leader and shaken up its APAC and A/NZ channel execs.
Sophos celebrates top performing A/NZ partners
The award winners were announced at the A/NZ leg of its partner conference, Sophos Discover, in Sydney on Friday.
Sophos report sheds light on Aussie cybersecurity landscape
“Security is hard. We all know it. Sophos survey highlights the constant challenge presented by the evolving security landscape and never ending search for skills and best practices to help organisations overcome these threats.”
Sophos report reveals barriers to cybersecurity preparedness in APJ
85% of APJ organisations believe the biggest challenge to their security in the next 24 months will be improving cybersecurity awareness and education among employees and leadership.
Sophos highlights dangers of remote desktop protocol attacks
Within the first day of their setup, all 10 honeypots received their first RDP login attempt.