SOVLED: Next Generation AntiVirus – Signatureless Endpoint Protection Product Evaluation

We are constantly telling our customers that traditional anti-virus programs that rely mostly on ‘signatures’ from previous attacks will no longer keep a company safe.  Attackers are now sophisticated, well funded and often government controlled.  This means they rely less on exploiting known security holes and more on developing those holes. A ‘zero day’ exploit is something that has been developed to take advantage of a security hole but has not been applied to other…

SOLVED: How To Evaluate AntiVirus and Next Gen Malware Defense EndPoint Protection Products

If you work in IT, it is only a matter of time before you will be involved in a group trying to figure out which EPP (Endpoint Protection Product) security software to buy. The trend today is to get away from signature based AntiVirus which is great at stopping last weeks viruses.  Most companies want/need a Next Gen Anti Virus product like Carbon Black Defense, Invincia/Intercept X, or Cylance) because they are evaluating the BEHAVIOUR…

SOLVED: How To Disable Sophos Safeguard Popup Messages

If you have Sophos Safeguard you likely have annoying popup messages saying things like: Sophos Safeguard: Communicating With Server Sophos Safeguard: No New Settings Available Sophos Safeguard: Synchronization with Sophos Safeguard server succeeded These will occur several times a day and drive your staff insane. Fortunately there is an easy way to disable Sophos Safeguard popup messages: Log into the Safeguard Management Center Select POLICIES from the left menu Expand POLICY ITEMS and select DEFAULT –…