Sophos Intercept X: Ranking #1

Sophos Intercept X Advanced is now ranked #1 for both enterprise endpoint protection and small business endpoint protection in a new SE Labs test report that ran between April and June this year. This is the first time the combination of Intercept X and Central Endpoint Advanced (also known as Intercept X Advanced) was publicly…

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SonicWall: New Partner Program

We are excited to announce that we have officially joined SonicWall’s new partner program. The program offers extensive training through SonicWall University as well as Certifications. Not only does the program offer more competitive pricing, it also gives us access to 3 dedicated representatives, who can be utilized for advice, questions, or concerns. Feel free…

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NBC Today Show: The Anatomy of a Hack

James Lyne of Sophos was recently featured on the NBC Today Show discussing the Anatomy of a Cyber Attack. James shows how data breaches take place through the eyes of an attacker, as well as how businesses can improve their protection against such attacks. To watch the full video clip, visit here, and if you…

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NBC Today Show: Featuring Sophos

The NBC Today Show recently aired a story featuring James Lyne, of Sophos, to take NBC inside a mock business using the same exploit as the Equifax attack. Sophos is now using anti-exploit technology in their new Intercept X, as well as offering network visibility with XG and phishing awareness with PhishThreat. To learn more…

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Tax Season: Email Scams on the Rise

As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax and security authorities are warning about the rise of email scams. Scammers are known to target tax-pros with emails claiming to be potential clients or the IRS in order to get sensitive information. Cybercriminals are relying on phishing tactics they’ve used in the…

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Typosquatting: Scam to Profit from Mistyped Domain Names

Earlier this week, Sophos security expert James Lyne appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to discuss the dangers of typosquatting. Computer security reporter Tom Costello interviewed James on why this perennial hacker trick has continued to prevail, while James explains and demonstrates how it works. Naked Security investigates the scale and risk of…

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Net Neutrality: Repealed

The Federal Communications Commission took to a vote earlier this month to repeal the net neutrality rules they originally put in place in 2015. While the repeal is good news for large telecommunications and internet companies, it will likely mean higher prices and less choices for consumers. Net neutrality is the principle that all traffic…

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Rackspace: New Acquisition Announcement

Earlier this month, Rackspace shared some exciting news – they have completed their acquisition of Datapipe. Rackspace will now be able to better meet the growing demand customers have to consume IT as a service across multiple cloud platforms, and in a way that is flexible, secure and cost-efficient. Datapipe will bring some new capabilities…

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Square: Cashing in on Bitcoin

Square, an app you might know from your favorite coffee shop, is known for sending and receiving money. Now, the Square Cash app is exploring cryptocurrency and the buying and selling of bitcoin. The app is in a beta trial phase and only available to a small number of users. The basic interface lets users…

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macOS High Sierra: Password Hack Uncovered

Apple recently rolled out their latest operating system, a new version of macOS named High Sierra 10.13. Hours after the OS was released, an ex-NSA hacker, Patrick Wardle, publicly disclosed details about a critical vulnerability affecting the High Sierra and many early versions of macOS. Wardle, now head of research at security firm Synack found…

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