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Security Made Simple Sophos

thesiliconreview-kris-hagerman-ceo-sophos-17“We know that a proper security strategy must include networks, servers, and devices—all devices—managed easily through the cloud.”

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs—a global network of threat intelligence centers.

The company began producing antivirus and encryption products nearly 30 years ago. Today its products help secure the networks of 100,000 businesses, including Pixar, Under Armour, Xerox, Ford, Avis, and Toshiba. As IT networks grow in complexity, Sophos is focused on keeping IT security simple and reliable.

The firm began producing antivirus and encryption products nearly 30 years ago. Headquartered in Oxford, U.K., Sophos ensures your network’s security by providing the one thing no one else can: Simplicity.

Deep Dive into Sophos

Sophos Central

With Sophos Central, you get a single up-to-date, Sophos-hosted platform that’s simple and intuitive. Now you can create policies that apply to an individual and not just the device. With all your devices in a single location, you can correlate alerts to allow security decisions to be taken automatically.

Synchronized Security

By automating threat discovery, investigation, and response, Synchronized Security revolutionizes threat detection. Incident response times are reduced exponentially and tactical resources can be refocused on strategic analysis. Sophos Security Heartbeat is revolutionizing security by synchronizing next-generation network and next-generation endpoint security, giving you unparalleled protection.

Complete Security without Complexity

Security shouldn’t slow you down. That’s why Sophos keeps resource impact low. And, it works to make deployment, setting policy and clean-up easy. Sophos gives you protection wherever you need it: computers, laptops, mobile devices, virtual desktops, and servers, as well as your network, web and email gateways. Sophos says “Complete security means we don’t just detect threats—we help you address every point in the security lifecycle.” That’s why industry analysts such as Gartner recognize Sophos as a market leader for malware protection, data security, and network security.


Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. Its threat analysts’ research, as well as the powerful tools they develop, is at the heart of everything it does. Sophos makes sure your users stay safe by quickly finding the latest dangers and automatically updating protection for all of our customers.

Secure Your Industry with the Sophos’s Security

Education: Protect your faculty and staff, secure educational assets like student records and research, support institutional compliance activities and meet internal policy requirements.

Healthcare: Secure highly sensitive patient data with advanced security solutions, and support your activities to comply with stringent industry regulations and institutional policy.

Retail: Security breaches can destroy customer confidence. Bolster your defenses against malware, remote threats, and data thefts and support your efforts to comply with industry regulations.

Finance & Banking: Secure your financial transactions, customer PII, financial records, intellectual property and support your efforts to comply with stringent regulations and performance requirements.

Government: Stay protected against modern day cyber threats that try to compromise sensitive data and threaten national security; secure government interests and citizen data.

Public Sector: Reduce the cost of IT security without compromising on the quality of protection with market-leading technology that is vastly experienced in securing Public Sector organizations across the UK.

High Praise for Sophos

“Any vendor relationship we enter into must be a true partnership, and it was clear from day one that Sophos shares this sentiment.”

- Shane Swanson, Chief Operating Officer, ARRC Technology

“Sophos really looks after us. The team is attentive and proactive, so we’re all singing from the same hymn sheet.”

- Az Ashraf, Director, A2Z Computing

“Sophos is making us bigger margins and it’s so easy to set up and install.”

- Ross Sinclair, Sales Manager, Compatibility Ltd

“We have no fear about what could be next on the security landscape because of Sophos’ next-generation solutions. And, those solutions give us and our customers all the confidence we need.”

- Scott Brunton, Chief Operating Officer, IronCloud

Greet the Leader

Kris Hagerman, CEO: Kris Hagerman joined Sophos in 2012 as CEO. He is responsible for all aspects of Sophos’ strategic direction and business operations.

Prior to Sophos, Kris was CEO of Corel Corporation. Previously, Kris served as group president, data center management at Symantec, where he led a business of more than $1.5 billion that represented nearly 30 percent of Symantec’s global revenue. Prior to Symantec, Kris was executive vice president and GM, storage and server management at Veritas Software where during his tenure, the company grew from $1.0 billion in revenue to more than $2.0 billion, prior to its acquisition by Symantec. Earlier in his career, Kris was founder and CEO of BigBook, an online yellow pages service and founder and CEO of Affinia, an online contextual advertising network. Kris also held positions at Silicon Graphics and McKinsey & Company.

Kris has a bachelor’s degree in Russian and economics from Dartmouth College, an M.Phil. in international relations from Cambridge University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“At Sophos, we know that the solution to complexity is not more complexity. We tackle security challenges with clarity and confidence, knowing that simple security is better security.”