Is Sophos Endpoint good for Mac?

The Bottom Line. Sophos Home Premium offers Mac antivirus protection at a low price, but it lacks both advanced features found in the Windows edition and verification from independent testing labs. PCMag editors select and review products independently.

How do I install Sophos endpoint protection on my Mac?

Installing Sophos Home on Mac computers

  1. Access the Sophos Home page.
  2. Click the “Download Now” button to start the download.
  3. Wait for the Sophos Home Installer to finish downloading.
  4. Navigate your Downloads folder and click on the Sophos Installer.
  5. Double-click on the Sophos Installer.

Is Sophos home free for Mac?

Sophos Home for PCs and Macs Protect all the computers in your home with the Sophos Home Premium, available with a free 30-day trial (no credit card required). The same antivirus, malware protection, and web filtering technology trusted by hundreds of thousands of businesses is now yours to take home.

Does Sophos slow down my Mac?

I bought an iMAC in July 2018. However the on-access scan of sophos dramatically slow down my iMAC. Every time, when i open a new program, it will take more than 30 seconds to open it with the on-access scan on.

How do I use Sophos on Mac?

Running a scan using the Sophos Home shield

  1. Click the Sophos Home shield on the Menu bar to open Sophos Home.
  2. Click on the three dots on the upper-right side of the window and select Scan.
  3. Tick Run Full Scan (A) and click Start Scan (B)

Does Sophos antivirus slow down Mac?

However the on-access scan of sophos dramatically slow down my iMAC. Every time, when i open a new program, it will take more than 30 seconds to open it with the on-access scan on.

Does Mac have built in antivirus?

The technically sophisticated runtime protections in macOS work at the very core of your Mac to keep your system safe from malware. This starts with state-of-the-art antivirus software built in to block and remove malware.

Do you need virus protection on a Mac?

In short, yes you do need antivirus for your Mac. Mac computers are not immune to viruses and other malware and Mac-targeted attacks are increasingly prevalent. Following best practices for securing your device and using built-in security features can help, but antivirus software can protect your device even further.

What is Sophos Mac?

Sophos Endpoint Antivirus for Mac OS X provides you with the best threat protection in the industry for all your Macs. Its high-performance scanning protects your system as you go, keeping you safe from all kinds of threats without slowing you down.

Who is Sophos owned by?

Thoma Bravo

Type Private
Net income US$26.9 million (2019)
Owner Thoma Bravo
Number of employees 3,600 (2021)

How do I deploy Sophos central endpoint on a macOS device?

This knowledge base article provides information on deploying Sophos Central Endpoint on a macOS from the command line. Log in to Sophos Central Admin. Choose Components (this option is available if licensed for multiple features)

Why should I use Sophos Home instead of the Enterprise standalone product?

If you are downloading the enterprise standalone product for corporate or home use on a single endpoint, we recommend you use the Sophos Home product instead. Sophos Home offers improved protection for standalone endpoints and, if required, a console to manage multiple endpoints.

What does Sophos Home do to protect against malware?

It goes far beyond simply preventing known malware. Sophos Home analyzes suspicious behaviors and activities from files and programs, using real-time threat intelligence from SophosLabs. This delivers proactive protection from new and developing malware.

Does Sophos Anti-Virus for Unix Support SEC management?

Support for SEC-management of UNIX servers ended on 31 December 2019. Sophos will continue to support standalone deployments of Sophos Anti-virus for UNIX after this date; please see KBA132063 for further details on how to migrate existing UNIX servers to a standalone configuration.