Black Hat 2013: 14 Security Firms That Piqued Hackers' Interest


U.K.-based antivirus vendor Sophos wanted to stress the simplicity of its portfolio at the Black Hat conference by keeping its vendor booth void of much messaging. Company executives told CRN that its portfolio is easy to use and deploy, which is attractive to small and midsize businesses. The company recently unveiled a managed services program and added two new channel executives to help shape out its channel initiatives while it cloud-enables its entire portfolio. Sophos touts a complete package, with many of its core security capabilities in its unified threat management appliance.

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