How containerization helps security keep pace with new threats

Credit to Author: Alice Barford| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 15:16:58 +0000

Containerization and container orchestration create a flexible way to build and update software—so we’re using it to help our firewalls meet changing security needs.

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What’s coming next for network security

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:00:15 +0000

We’ve already had a busy year of network security product releases.  New hardware, software, and cloud management capabilities: XGS Series appliances with dedicated Xstream Flow Processors, powerful protection and performance, and enhanced connectivity Sophos Firewall OS v18.5 MR1 with a ton of new enhancements for security, performance improvements, and helpful features SD-WAN VPN Orchestration in [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/j5UnkedsSwI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos Firewall OS v18.5 MR1 and Central Orchestration now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 13:00:44 +0000

After a successful early access program, Sophos Firewall OS v18.5 MR1 and Sophos Central SD-WAN VPN Orchestration in Sophos Central are now generally available. SFOS v18.5 MR1 The latest version of SFOS includes many important performance, security, and feature enhancements. It wraps all the great capabilities released over the last year into a major new [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/-zsX02IdIe0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos Central SD-WAN VPN Orchestration early access is now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:35:11 +0000

We are super excited to announce the early access program for SD-WAN VPN Orchestration in Sophos Central. If you’ve ever set up more than a couple of VPN tunnels between different firewalls, you know how time consuming and tedious this process can be. Sophos Central Orchestration makes interconnecting VPN tunnels between multiple Sophos Firewalls a [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/vGgBzCuC7lc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos Firewall OS v18.5 MR1 early access is now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:34:59 +0000

The product team is pleased to announce the early access program for SFOS v18.5 MR1 for all Sophos (XG) Firewall devices and all SFOS form factors – XGS Series, XG Series, virtual and software appliances, as well as all supported cloud platforms. SFOS v18.5 MR1 includes support for new Sophos Central Orchestration capabilities and a [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bZPrduRNXp8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Small details make a big impact: a day in the life of a Distinguished Engineer

Credit to Author: harrietstone| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:00:21 +0000

When people ask me about my distinguished engineer role at Sophos, I joke that I’m fifty percent researcher, fifty percent troubleshooter, and fifty percent hands-on engineer. I spend some of my time looking at technology direction—delving into emerging technology to understand what’s useful, and how that might influence our products in the future. I also [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ugDqPANeEV0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Introducing Sophos Firewall and the new XGS Series hardware

Credit to Author: Barbara Hudson| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000

Today, we’re launching the first of our new XGS Series next-gen firewall appliances with Sophos Firewall OS version 18.5. For network admins, this completely re-engineered hardware platform finally takes a common dilemma off the table: how to scale up protection for today’s highly diverse, distributed, and encrypted networks without throttling network performance. Coupled with a [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/JHxJWW0Os1k” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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