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Sophos

anti
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virus and anti
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spam for business

OARNET

October 13, 2004


Introductions


Don Landers
--

Sophos


Senior Account Executive


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Don.landers@sophos.com

Today’s Agenda


Company background


State of the markets


Anti
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virus


Anti
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spam


The Sophos solution


Product overview


Why Sophos?

Who is Sophos?


Industry leading support services:


Global virus labs, 24 hours a day


Global technical support network, 24 hours a
day


Represented in over

150 countries


Global network of

technical partners

Real support and excellent
service

Sophos research labs and technical support

Key:

Sophos technical support

Viruses becoming a spam
problem


Nine of the top ten viruses in June spread via
email


It makes sense to block as much spam and as
many viruses as possible at the email gateway

The future


More mass
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mailing Windows viruses, a la Sobig
-
F, Netsky, Bagle


More Backdoor Trojan horses opening the way
for Remote Access Tools (RATs)


More viruses attempting to steal money and
confidential information


More blended threats where viruses combine
payloads and spreading methods



Sophos asked nearly 4,000 customers what they
thought of spam:


80%

said the flood of spam makes them less
productive


But
72%

admitted they do not have anti
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spam
protection



Source: Sophos. 3731 respondents.

Survey conducted Jan
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Apr 2004

Spam: a big problem


More spam being sent than ever before


Legislation has failed to make any impact on the
amount of spam being sent


83% of spam uses content obfuscation to bypass
less sophisticated anti
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spam filters


New techniques to disguise spam are being
discovered regularly

Latest trends

Enterprise solutions


Desktop, laptop and file server anti
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virus
protection


Scanning modes:


On
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access


On
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demand


Scheduled


Central notification and alerts


Auto
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update

www.sophos.com


Gateway email filtering software


Consolidated protection against viruses, spam and other
email
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borne security threats


Subscription software with inclusive 24/7 live support
and automated anti
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spam and anti
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virus updates


Sophos PureMessage solutions


PureMessage for Unix


PureMessage for Windows/Exchange


PureMessage Small Business Edition

PureMessage for Unix:


Offers any combination of anti
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virus, anti
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spam,
and policy enforcement functionality


Scans SMTP email traffic in real time


End
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user spam quarantine interface provides users
with a real
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time view and control over quarantine
contents



Administrator and end user configured white and
black lists


Delivers automatic notifications

PureMessage for Windows/Exchange:


Anti
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virus and anti
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spam protection


Threat reduction


Quarantine or delete suspicious attachments


Disclaimers for outgoing messages


Scans Microsoft IIS, Exchange 2000 and
2003 email traffic in real time


Manages quarantined emails


End
-
user spam quarantine interface

Small business solutions

Desktop and file server

anti
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virus protection

Email server anti
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virus

and anti
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spam protection

Anti
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virus and anti
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spam
protection for desktops, file
servers and email servers

Why Sophos?


Comprehensively protects against viruses and
spam straight “out of the box”


Uses award
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winning anti
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virus and industry
-
leading anti
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spam engines


Blends multiple techniques to identify spam


Computes a spam probability rating for each
message


from 0% to 100%


Anti
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spam rules are continuously updated by the
Sophos anti
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spam labs

Global presence

Sophos operations

Boston, USA

Mainz, Germany

Milan, Italy

Oxford, UK

Paris, France

Singapore

Sydney, Australia

Vancouver, Canada

Yokohama, Japan

Summary




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