Safe shopping, happy retailing: 3 cybersecurity tips for the holidays

Credit to Author: Doug Aamoth| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:00:20 +0000

As we near the end of this pandemic-hit year, both retailers and shoppers alike hope to find some cheer in the imminent holiday season. And like it or not, cybercriminals and hackers can’t wait to crash this retail bash, especially when much of it is likely to occur online &#8211; an expected 33% year-over-year surge [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/uY6cL7zTkaY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos named a Visionary in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls

Credit to Author: Eric Kokonas| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:58:49 +0000

In a move that we believe highlights our ongoing commitment to innovation and market leadership, Gartner has named Sophos as one of only two Visionaries among 18 vendors included in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls. A defining strength of Sophos XG Firewall is Synchronized Security, our XDR-style integration that enables our endpoint, firewall, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/uWhgPUN8xUY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Healthcare and ransomware: 5 critical steps to take

Credit to Author: Doug Aamoth| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:20:16 +0000

The outbreak of COVID-19 has put cyberattacks on healthcare providers into hyperdrive. Factors contributing to such attacks include, but aren&#8217;t limited to: Decentralized business operations Emergency COVID-19 facilities set up without planned security of IT infrastructure A significant rise in the amount of patient health data stored by healthcare organizations Telehealth, and remote workers flung [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/WhyLFN-Kk7o” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Under attack? Sophos Rapid Response is here to help 

Credit to Author: Seth Geftic| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:01:23 +0000

Experiencing an active cyberattack and defending against a potential breach can be an incredibly stressful time for an organization. However, many internal IT security teams lack the experience necessary to successfully respond to potential breaches, and getting immediate help from an outside resource can be next to impossible… until today.    We&#8217;re thrilled to announce the availability of Sophos Rapid [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/QsZVm9ly4ks” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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XG Firewall v18 performance gains mean more traffic and better security

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:00:36 +0000

XG Firewall v18 includes several performance gains that will breathe new life into your network, enabling you to handle more traffic and better secure it. If you haven’t upgraded to XG Firewall v18 already, you’re going to want to do so as soon as possible to take advantage of the substantial performance benefits waiting for [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/EIyBYlXRpKc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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