IT security firm Sophos on Thursday announced that its next-generation anti-ransomware CryptoGuard technology is now available with its Sophos Server Protection products. With this optimization, Sophos Server Protection now has signature-less detection capabilities to combat ransomware and can stop the spontaneous encryption of data by ransomware within seconds of detection. Servers are a frequently attacked asset and yet, many are not being protected nor are businesses creating essential back-up incase their data is compromised, Sunil Sharma, Vice President-Sales, India and SAARC at Sophos, said in a statement. Also Read - Garmin fitness devices, app face outage due to technical issueAlso Read - Truecaller data of 47 million Indians breached, company denies
By adding CryptoGuard to server security, Sophos is closing a critical gap by preventing ransomware attacks that could come in through rogue, guest or remote access users or other weaknesses in a company s network. Protection integrating server application with advanced anti-ransomware capabilities is vital to step up effective protection. Sophos has optimized its Server Protection products with CryptoGuard , adding another layer of next-gen protection to tackle harmful cyber-attacks, he added.
Sophos has also expanded Synchronized Security by adding Sophos Security Heartbeat capabilities to Sophos Central Server Protection Advanced . By adding Security Heartbeat to servers, an IT administrator can now leverage Sophos XG Firewall to automatically isolate infected servers and endpoints to identify and respond to the source of compromises faster. Sophos Central Server Protection also includes malicious traffic detection which monitors for traffic to command and control servers and application white-listing with one-click Server Lockdown. ALSO READ: Ransomware is the most dangerous cyber threat for organizations and individuals: Norton