K-12, primary and secondary education

No other security vendor has a focus on schools quite like ours. We protect six million administrators, teachers, and students around the world.

The repercussions of a school becoming infected by viruses and spyware can spread far beyond the school gates. Sophos Security and Data Protection has been proven to safeguard open education environments with complete endpoint, messaging and web security, and network access control.

We are the preferred choice for schools because our solutions address the specific challenges you face.

 

Centrally manage multiple platforms

Sophos Endpoint Security and Data Protection defends every entry point on over 25 platforms including Windows, Macintosh, Linux, NetWare and UNIX. Anti-virus and client firewall are automatically updated and centrally managed.

 

Protect students and staff anytime, anywhere

Updating is monitored and controlled so that staff and students working remotely are constantly protected from viruses when they connect to the school network. Protection for staff home computers is also included with all enterprise-wide licenses.

 

Eliminate spam, spyware, viruses and offensive content

Sophos Email Security and Data Protection uniquely integrate anti-virus, anti-spam and policy enforcement capabilities, helping you to protect students from exposure to offensive content without restricting freedom of communication.

 

Enable safe, productive web browsing

Sophos Web Security and Control delivers maximum protection against web-based threats including spyware, viruses, worms, unwanted applications and undesirable content; even routing through anonymizing proxies. Protect your network from dangerous websites and easily enforce acceptable internet use policies.

 

Enforce web controls

Our web protection contains patent pending anonymizing proxy detection technology that can stop students bypassing your web filters to access blocked content. It can also control HTTPS-encrypted channels like Gmail, ensuring networks are not infected via personal email accounts.

 

Maximize your resources

Our updates are small in size, automatic, and quick, minimizing the impact on your network performance so your students can keep working uninterrupted and are always protected against new threats.

 

Get expert help when you need it

Extra help is on hand via our global network of threat analysis centres, SophosLabs, and our industry-leading technical support is delivered by local teams who are available 24/7.

 

Keep costs under control

Our simple and cost effective licensing structure, centralized management tools, and inclusive 24/7 technical support help you make the most of your budget.