IDC names Sophos a mobile threat management leader

Sophos has been opening the champers after being named IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Software 2020 Vendor Assessment  mobile security leader.

The report evaluates the product offerings and business strategies of 10 mobile threat management (MTM) vendors and names Sophos Intercept X for Mobile as the top product in protecting Android, iOS and Chrome OS users from known and never before seen mobile threats.

According to the report: “Sophos’ combination of MTM and UEM products is rare among MTM vendors and unique among vendors in this study. This combination gives Sophos a strong advantage in situations where enterprises want a single vendor for both mobile device management and security enforcement.”

Sophos Intercept X for Mobile offers protection against sophisticated and evolving cybersecurity threats. Device, network and application security protect against jailbreaking, mobile phishing, “Man-in-the-Middle” attacks, malicious applications, and more.

Dan Schiappa, chief product officer at Sophos, said: “Sophos is relentless in its commitment to securing users – no matter where they are or what device they’re using. We’re constantly innovating to stay ahead of emerging threats, and our leadership position is validation that we’re succeeding in doing exactly that.”