Sophos Email Overview
Sophos are a cybersecurity vendor from the UK serving more than 100 million users around the world. They offer multiple security solutions across endpoint, web, mobile and email. Their email security solution is a cloud based secure gateway, which blocks threats before they enter an email network. Their platform aims to protect businesses from ransomware, spam and phishing attacks with predictive email security. They have a focus on ease of use, with the service delivered through a single management console, while still offering advanced features for mid-sized to enterprise-level organizations.
Sophos have agreed to an acquisition from US private equity group Thoma Bravo, who have recently purchased other cyber security companies including Barracuda. They have indicated that the technology will not be integrated however, and Sophos will continue as a standalone company.