Sophos Endpoint Protection Review

Sophos Endpoint Protection

Sophos Endpoint Protection

Sophos Endpoint Protection is a complete suite that makes it simple to secure your systems against malware and advanced threats. This software offered with the cloud option, grants comprehensive protection: antivirus, HIPS, malicious traffic detection, web security, and much more.

Thanks to the SophosLabs technology, Endpoint Protection can prevent infection, detects compromised systems and remediates threats correlating suspicious behaviors and activities using real-time threat intelligence. Endpoint Lightning offers web, application, device and data control for comprehensive policy enforcement blocking malicious URLs and web exploit code, identifying endpoint communication with attackers’ servers, and analyzing pre- and post-execution behavior to detect previously unknown malware.

Sophos continuously tunes and refresh the Endpoint Protection Suite keeping it lightweight – updates are tiny, typically under 30 KB, fast and secure. Even if the software tries to ensure minimal usage of workstation and server resources, it can sometimes negatively impact your devices’ performance with few seconds of resource drain during scans. The system administrator will be able to set rules guiding the use of removable media, mobile and wireless devices, blocking unauthorized applications and devices.

Sophos Cloud Endpoint Protection provides protection for Windows Server 2003 and up, as well as for Linux: servers aren’t assigned to users and are managed as devices, pleasing small to midsize businesses needs.

If you choose the Sophos Cloud Endpoint Protection version, you’ll appreciate the easy to use web-based unified management console providing flexible licensing across devices and platforms: basic endpoint protection, mobile safety, Web gateway, and email gateway protections.

Although the sophisticated functionality offered by Sophos, the suite grants a simple, intuitive user experience, a straightforward installation, a simple management dashboard, a quick and easy deployment from the cloud or on premise, a balance in protection, usability and performance and point-and-click configuration of advanced features like HIPS and device control.

If you need help, Sophos Endpoint Protection offers a host of support features: you can to call or send an email to the responsive tech support. A free 30-day trial is available, and then you can buy Sophos Endpoint Protection starting from $14.33 per user per year.


Sophos Endpoint Protection is a good solution for small and mid-size business. It combines a solid management console with good virus protection scores, user-based policy management, and many customizable features.

Usability: 8.5 /10 Speed: 7.5 /10 Features: 9 /10 Support: 8.5 /10 Pricing: 8 /10

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