KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By Warwick Ashford

Sophos Intercept X

Sophos Intercept X is an endpoint security solution that is powered by a deep learning neural network, anti-exploit techniques, and anti-ransomware technology to provide advanced detection for all types of threats, especially ransomware, fileless/in-memory malware and malware that exploits unknown vulnerabilities in operating systems and application software. Sophos Intercept X also offers optional integrated Endpoint Detection and Response response capabilities as well as Managed Threat Response services.

1 Introduction

The cost of cybercrime related to malware alone is expected to reach $6 trillion globally by 2021. Therefore, endpoint protection against malware and ...

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2 Product Description

Sophos Intercept X exemplifies a comprehensive defense-in-depth approach to endpoint protection, featuring deep learning malware detection, exploit pr ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

Sophos Intercept X brings Deep Learning, EDR capability and ransomware protection to its endpoint security offerings for desktops (Windows and MacOS), ...

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