The Covid-19 pandemic has been challenging all of us in numerous ways. Your partner SE team, and everyone at Sophos, is endeavoring to operate as normally as possible, so please keep in touch and don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call us. Personally, I’ve been working from home for the last 15 years, so I feel like I’m well trained for this crisis, but I’m sure many of you and your customers are finding the current circumstances challenging.
The purpose of this article is to point you to any resources that are available to you, and to inform, train, and help you to serve your customers more effectively in these exceptional times.
- We have an ongoing, regularly updated blog entitled “Facing down the myriad threats tied to COVID-19.” Here you can read about the changes in criminal tactics as they create scams and malware to exploit the hysteria around the disease.
- This dedicated webpage: Keeping You Secure Through the Coronavirus Pandemic provides you with links to Free personal PC and Mac protection for all Sophos customers to protect your customers who are using their home computers for work purposes. It also gives your customers free virtual XG Firewall for 90 days, so that you can provide them with IPsec or SSL VPN connections for secure remote access. There is also guidance and best practices to help you ensure your customers are optimally protected.
- We’re still running regular technical webinars and we’ve been delivering training online. Make use of any free time you have now to take those engineer and architect courses and exams that ordinarily you’d find difficult to fit in.