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Sophos Intercept

Dec 1, 2020

Sophos Intercept

Sophos Intercept Introduction

Sophos Intercept X is the world’s most comprehensive endpoint protection solution.
Built to stop the widest range of attacks, Intercept X has been proven to prevent even
the most advanced ransomware and malware by leveraging a unique combination
of next-generation techniques. This includes the ability to detect never-beforeseen
malware with deep learning, stop ransomware with Sophos anti-ransomware
technology, and deny attacker tools with signatureless exploit prevention. Intercept X
also includes root cause analysis to provide insight into threats, and instant malware
removal to ensure no attack remnants remain.

Intercept X

Deep learning malware detection – Executable files are checked pre-execution, powered by machine learning.

Exploit Prevention – Detects and stops over 25 exploit methods used to compromise vulnerable applications (see our whitepaper on Exploits Explained).

CryptoGuard – Detect and roll back malicious file encryption activity caused by ransomware.

Application lockdown – Preventing malicious behaviors of applications, like a
weaponized Office document that installs another application and runs it.


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