The Sophos Anti-Virus client detects viruses, spyware, adware, rootkits, suspicious files & behavior, potentially-unwanted applications (PUAs), and removable storage devices in a single scan and interface.
Scans can be performed automatically, and users can right-click to manually scan files an folders as they desire. Specific files and filetypes can be setup to be excluded from scans with Sophos Anti-Virus, and users can be granted access with how they can manage files that have been quarantined.
Sophos Anti-Virus software features a low-impact virus update process. This way, small updates can be checked for and released as frequently as every five minutes, ensuring you have the most up-to-date virus protection without negatively affecting system or network resources.
Sophos Anti-Virus improves performance as time goes on, taking less time to scan endpoints with less performance impact. The Decision Caching technology feature of Sophos Anti-Virus intercepts and scans only files that have changed since they were last accessed, improving the performance of endpoints without sacrificing security.
SophosLabs is a global network of researchers that leverage detection technologies to identify threats and protect businesses from emerging threats before they infect end-users. Utilizing a range of sources like spam traps, unprotected computers, and relationships with search engines, allows SophosLabs to continuously identify, analyze, and combat malware and data leakage threats.