Sophos Product and Services News – March 2024

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Check out the latest news from our product team.

Welcome to the March update from the Sophos Technology Group. We have a packed update for you below to help you close this quarter strong.


Sophos MDR and Sophos XDR: Veeam integration live 

Our new partnership with Veeam, a market leader in backup and recovery, supports our vision of enabling organizations to achieve superior outcomes through a holistic, integrated approach to cybersecurity. Using our new Veeam integration, Sophos MDR analysts and Sophos XDR users can leverage valuable telemetry from their Veeam Backup and Replication solution to accelerate threat detection and response, helping stop adversaries before they can deploy their attack.  Learn more.


Sophos MDR and Sophos XDR: Google Workspace integration live

Organizations with distributed workforces are increasingly reliant on cloud-based productivity platforms like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) for email, file sharing, and collaboration. Our new integration collects security data and telemetry from the Google Workspace productivity suite, giving Sophos MDR analysts and Sophos XDR users better visibility to detect and stop threats.  More info.


Sophos MDR and Sophos XDR: First Platform Detections now live

Platform Detections is a new high-fidelity detection type that further extends our (already outstanding) ability to identify malicious activity by enabling comprehensive correlative analysis of all telemetry and detection data stored in the Sophos Data Lake. Nine Platform Detections are currently live with six more ready for production testing, and more on the way.

Sophos Email: Enhancing admin efficiency and control

Sophos Email secures over 20,000 customers from advanced email-based attacks. Our latest customer-focused enhancements continue our mission to deliver the best email solution for stretched IT teams:

  • Granular Search in Data Control. Admins can now define and/or limit the Search function to various parts of an email (e.g., body text, subject, attachment name, attachment content), enhancing efficiency and control.
  • WhatFix Integration with Assisted Workflows. Step-by-step guidance for configuration tasks speeds up day-to-day management activities and helps customers make sure they have optimized settings

Sophos NDR Now Available on AWS

Customers with a licensed integration pack can now deploy Sophos NDR in AWS using Amazon Machine Image (AMI). This provides access to cloud-native security monitoring, scalability, and real-time threat detection and response. There’s also a breakdown of how this pre-configured virtual machine image operates. More info.

Sophos Firewall: Security Posture Assessment report available in Sophos Central 

This customizable report provides a management-level overview of firewall protection activity, making it an excellent tool to demonstrate the value and protection Sophos Firewall delivers. It includes an inventory report that provides a snapshot of the organization’s managed firewall inventory, health status, and license details. More info.

Sophos AP6 Wireless Access Points: Upgrade customers to the latest Wi-Fi generation

Our new AP6 next-gen Wi-Fi 6/6E access points are fully stocked and ready to sell! With a wealth of new features that we’ve never had before, and significant performance and security enhancements, AP6 is the perfect upgrade from the APX series. Latest resources.

Sophos achieves inaugural ISO 27001:2022 certification

ISO 27001:2022 is the premier international standard for information security. Our new certification gives you and your customers the assurance that Sophos takes information security seriously. It complements our existing SOC2 and PCI 4.0 certifications. Read more.



Sophos named a Leader in the 2024 IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Modern Endpoint Security for Midsize Businesses

This IDC MarketScape evaluates vendors based on how their endpoint prevention, EDR, and MDR capabilities meet the needs of organizations with 100 – 2,499 employees and affirms that Sophos is a top choice for midsized companies.

“Sophos should be a strong consideration for midsize businesses seeking to reduce their number of core security vendors without sacrificing security efficacy”. Learn more.

KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass on ZTNA

Sophos ZTNA achieved leadership across all categories in KuppingerCole’s recent ZTNA Leadership Compass, placing as an Overall, Product, Market, and Innovation Leader. This is tremendous acknowledgment by a trusted third-party that Sophos ZTNA’s capabilities, market execution, and innovations are among the strongest in the market.