Sophos Cyber Solution Recognised For Endpoint Security

Cyber security firm Sophos, has emerged top in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).

This marks the 14th consecutive occasion where the company has secured a Leadership spot in the report.

Raja Patel, Chief Product Officer at Sophos, attributed this recognition to the company’s continuous innovation in its EPP solution.

He emphasized the imperative nature of staying dynamic in the face of evolving cyber threats and highlighted the firms’ commitment to providing adaptive and preventative EPP defenses to address the ever-changing landscape of cyberattacks.

“We believe Gartner recognized Sophos again, due to our market-leading and flagship EPP solution, a Leader in this Magic Quadrant because we are consistently innovating our protection-first technologies to defeat current and changing cyberattacks,” said Patel

Sophos Intercept X, the flagship EPP solution, safeguards over 300,000 organizations from various cyber threats, utilizing deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) to fortify its protections.

Read Also: Sophos Anticipates AI-Based Attack Techniques and Prepares Detections

Featuring the industry-first Adaptive Attack Protection, Intercept X automatically disrupts ongoing attacks, deploying proactive measures to buy defenders valuable time for response. The Account Health Check capability identifies security posture issues and misconfigurations, offering one-click remediation.

The Intercept X with Extended Detection and Response (XDR) integrates telemetry sources from various technology and security providers. This includes major players like Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, CrowdStrike, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco Systems, Fortinet, Check Point, Duo, Proofpoint, Darktrace, and others.

This integration through the Sophos Marketplace enhances security operations, optimizes analyst workflow, and streamlines case management by consolidating redundant alerts into a unified console.

Sophos has garnered additional recognition as a Customers’ Choice in the Gartner® Peer Insights™ Voice of the Customer for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) report. This acknowledgment extends across EPP, managed detection and response (MDR), network firewalls, and mobile threat defense, making Sophos the sole vendor to receive this accolade across multiple categories.

Sophos MDR, with over 19,000 customers, stands out as the most reviewed MDR solution on Gartner Peer Insights and G2. Notably, it is the only MDR service compatible with both third-party security deployments.

All these solutions are managed on the cloud-native Sophos Central platform, forming part of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem.

This ecosystem collects, correlates, and enriches security data with contextual information, facilitating automatic and synchronized responses to active threats. The platform is further bolstered by Sophos X-Ops’ real-time and historical threat intelligence.

For those interested, a complimentary copy of the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report is available for download.

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