How curiosity builds better products: a day in the life of a Senior Hardware Engineer

Credit to Author: harrietstone| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 07:46:15 +0000

The way the Sophos Firewall team works together is one of the things I enjoy most about working at Sophos. Our new XGS Series appliances involve some very complex engineering. Delivering them has taken a great depth of knowledge—and I’m grateful to be a part of this extremely talented team of people. The hardware team [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/E36JnZondXA” 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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Is encryption rendering your firewall irrelevant?

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:09:36 +0000

Encryption is great for privacy, but it’s also creating a vast blind spot where current firewalls are not up to the task of inspecting great volumes of encrypted traffic.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/PEQT8bzYpxQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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