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Sophos began producing its first antivirus and encryption products in 1985.
Sophos is a privately owned British-American company and is co-headquartered in England, UK and Burlington, Massachusetts, USA. The company has subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain. The company has grown to more than 1,700 employees working in dozens of countries around the world.
TrueCrypt was popular disk encryption software used by
journalists and many others to share information securely,
without fear of prying eyes. Somewhat mysteriously,
TrueCrypt announced that the software was no longer secure,
and advised users to look elsewhere to secure their data. So
what can you do now? |
We've got some resources below to
help you find an alternative to TrueCrypt. Listen to our
Sophos experts in a short
podcast explaining why TrueCrypt is
no longer available, and get our five key
recommendations for what to do next. Plus, find out how
Sophos SafeGuard Encryption can solve your data security
The TrueCrypt alternative: SafeGuard Encryption
Only Sophos offers a single solution for all your
encryption needs — for all your PCs, laptops, cloud, mobile
devices, removable media, and file shares. Manage all your
data encryption simply, from a central console. SafeGuard
Encryption won't slow users down.
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5 key recommendations for life after TrueCrypt
Encrypting your data and communications is vital in
today’s security landscape. Our security experts offer these
five key recommendations for moving beyond TrueCrypt to an
alternative for data protection.
Use vetted, trusted, operating system-level encryption
Microsoft BitLocker and Mac FileVault 2. TrueCrypt
was not using the latest technology, so now is a great
time to move to compliant encryption standards.
The real issue with business use of encryption has been
key management. You need good key management that
enables encryption beyond just full-disk on your
Data isn't only on your disks. Users are taking it
everywhere, especially the cloud. Now's a good time to
reevaluate your data protection strategy to make sure
you're protecting data everywhere.
Non-Windows platforms need encryption, including OS X,
Android and iOS. And don't forget any systems still
Windows XP, you'll need to protect them too.
A thumb drive or DVD can hold sensitive records too. You
need to encrypt all your storage devices as well.
Check out our podcast below to hear from our experts John
Shier and Chester Wisniewski about what happened to
TrueCrypt, and what you should do next.
What’s New in SafeGuard Enterprise
Encryption provides unmatched security, performance, and
Microsoft BitLocker for Windows or Mac FileVault 2.
- Simplified keyring creation grants you seamless,
- Use a single console to manage full-disk, removable
media, file-share, and cloud storage encryption
- Get up-to-date security status for all your devices
with reporting and auditing that lets you monitor and
TrueCrypt in the news
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Still on Windows XP?
Some antivirus vendors no longer support Windows XP.
Sophos Endpoint Antivirus supports Windows XP until at
least 30 September 2015. Learn more about
protecting your XP computers, and sign up for a free
Sophos Endpoint Antivirus.