Sophos Intercept X Primary Use Case
President at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
We primarily use the solution for malware protection.View full review »
The primary use case is basically having a synchronized perspective on what's going on between endpoints, firewalls, and whatever other types of preventative measures the customer has.View full review »
We primarily brought on the solution to replace Symantec's product, as Symantec was purchased by Broadcom. The company in question has a lot of stuff, and 40 users, and is a pure Windows environment. They don't do anything on Mac or Linux, for example.View full review »
Pre-sales manager at National Information Technology Company
It's an endpoint, which means it's an antivirus that you must install on your server, laptop, or customer PC. As a result, it can be on-premises for Windows or Linux. You can also install this endpoint if you host a server on that cloud.
This is a sophisticated antivirus with numerous features. It has AI, (Artificial Intelligence), it can stop viruses, malware, and ransomware, as well as protect the PC you are using, the server you are using, and all of your workstations.
Intercept X has versions, such as Intercept X, Intercept X Advanced, and Intercept X Advanced with XDR. It requires a long technical explanation, but in brief, it can protect you from being attacked or hacked, because it protects the OS, your operating system, from being compromised.View full review »
Network Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We use Intercept X Advanced along with Sophos EDR (Enhanced Data Detection and Response).
We use it for our servers and clients as advanced protection. It is not just a simple virus scanning product.
We use it to work with clients and it is installed on five servers. At this time we have only installed it at one customer site. But we plan to continue to expand.
Manager of Information Security at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The EDR (Enhanced Data Detection and Response) and the DLP (Data Loss Prevention) components are probably the biggest areas of the product that we employ. We also make use of web content filtering and application control as well.View full review »
IT Manager at a construction company with 201-500 employees
The main use cases of this solution are for protection from ransomware and malware. Although we don't have EDR because of its high cost, we do have the capability to filter the website. Our use case is more about capturing crypto and the like that can encrypt files. I'm a system administrator and we are customers of Sophos.View full review »
IT Infrastracture Consultant at a healthcare company with 201-500 employees
We were recently the target of a ransomware attack and we used this product to clean it from our environment. Our in-place endpoint protection is just signature-based and it was not able to identify which device had passed the malware.
I am in charge of monitoring at this time.View full review »
Information Systems Coordinator at a insurance company with 51-200 employees
We primarily use the solution as endpoint protection as well as for endpoint detection and response. It's like an EDR. It's basically used to prevent ransomware.View full review »
Chief Executive Officer at Infoview Limited
We are using Sophos Intercept X for endpoint protection.View full review »
Founder at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
We are a small consulting group. We are not really end-users but we sell to them. We are primarily recommending Sophos Central Intercept X as a client solution for endpoint security. They are going to be using it for the security apps, their desktops, and there is a server version as well. I would think that someone buying the server product would expect that to include endpoint security, including ransomware protection, advanced threat protection, and zero-day threat protection.
Many of our users also use Sophos firewalls and the solutions integrate with each other nicely.
Chief Information Officer/Senior Vice President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We have split our operations into work at home and on-premise. We have over 2,000 or 3,000 work-at-home agents. Some of them do not connect to us via a virtual private network. They connect directly to our CRM clients. In order for us to ensure that we have visibility and to be able to protect our PCs, we are using Sophos Intercept X via the cloud.View full review »
We primarily use the solution for security. We protect the computer network from threats as some users had some kinds of malicious threats. We have some policies for web control. and have used this solution to find some unwanted traffic and some unwanted site access by some users.View full review »
We primarily use the solution in order to check the correct flow of the workstations.View full review »
This product is basically used for detecting ransomware. It will monitor all of the ransomware threats. Since the first ransomware attack happened in 2017, WannaCry, it has been a global threat. It is a vulnerability that is impacting a lot of devices and computers in the network.
Ransomware threats have been identified as one of the first priorities in the entire info security segment. Information security consists of various things including endpoint detection, threat detection, and then your SIEMs like QRadar or ArcSight.
At the early point of detection, Sopho is going to stop the ransomware. The question that has been there since 2017 is how it will identify the ransomware and how does it stop the attack from happening to the network. WannaCry was the first large ransomware attack, which has impacted various regions and is a very high severity threat. Since then, a lot of things have been lined up for mitigating the risk, like WannaCry.View full review »
Service Delivery Engineer - Network Security Lead at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We use this solution for endpoints and a firewall.View full review »
CTO & CISO at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
We primarily use the solution to protect our company from ransomware and malware attacks.View full review »
My client is a BPO with three branches. One branch is in the US, and two branches are in India. We are using Sophos for the best connectivity. We are using Sophos for endpoint, DLP, and encryption. We are also using it for content filtering and managing security policies. Currently, we are using its latest version.View full review »
We use the solution for endpoint protection and particularly against ransomware. There is CryptoGuard capability within Intercept X. They're also competitive, so people actually leverage it to test the environment against ransomware. It also has the capability to send a warning in any attack. Say they want to assist in the environment so that we are able to run a case incident. I know what has happened, what's happening right now, and then probably what we need to be concerned about.
We have used the solution on-premise previously, but we currently use it on cloud.
I'm aware the on-premise is fading out, so I'm migrating other clients that are running companies to the cloud.View full review »
The solution is deployed concerning all our users, of which there are between 500 and 600. We utilize it for whoever is making use of our company assets.View full review »
Head Of Information Security at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are using Sophos as an endpoint protection solution.
We mainly use it on our endpoints. We use it for Windows machines and laptops. They have a server version for the servers.View full review »
Founder and General Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We use the solution and we are also reseller of it. We offer it to our clients as well.
We primarily use the solution for security in order to protect our users and our endpoints.View full review »
Founder, Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
One of the best use cases involves synchronized security staff, which allows us to manage both the firewall and the anti-virus features from the cloud. They work in tandem with each other. So, if there is any threat detected by the endpoint, it communicates information concerning this change to the firewall. For that particular client, at the firewall, it can update all other endpoints into the network to check if the same threat is visible on any other machine. Then, corrective action can be taken collectively with a single click.
Manager of Information Security at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Project Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
This security solution covers most of the critical problems such as ransomware.View full review »
CIO at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
We use this solution to protect all of our computers against viruses — malware in general.View full review »
We are not only using Sophos Endpoint with this solution, we are also using Sophos Email Security and firewall. It is a completely synchronized security package.View full review »
Technology Infrastructure Manager at a non-profit with 201-500 employees
We are using it for endpoint antivirus, hardening, and some DLP policies. Its version is the current one.View full review »
Inside Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our primary use cases for Sophos Intercept X are endpoint protection, corporate enterprise endpoint protection, EDR, and endpoint detection and response. And if you add the Sophos MTR to Sophos Intercept X, you could do managed threat response, as well.
Network Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Our primary use case is to enhance existing security.View full review »
Head-Information Technology at a real estate/law firm with 201-500 employees
Our primary use case is endpoint protection.View full review »
We currently have about 13 staff using Intercept X. We use it to secure and protect our devices as well as monitor projects and do some product reviews. You can also use it to block devices as needed, like if you just want to block a work point category.View full review »
I am not in the office at the moment and would have to check which version we are using.View full review »
Cyber Security Analyst at a educational organization with 1,001-5,000 employees
We have deployed Sophos Intercept X in our environment, both on desktop as well as server environments. We have set up policies in Sophos. For example, there is a web console that can allow or block websites, and you choose what peripheral control you want your desktop environment to connect to.
We use threat protection and we configure the settings to what we want to enable or disable on a particular device. If a device had a threat on it we can disable the device.
The application control allows us to limit the application that users can install on their devices.View full review »
Infrastructure Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
This product is primarily used for endpoint security.View full review »
Team leader Modern Workplace, Senior Solution Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We are solution providers.
Sophos Intercept X is used as an endpoint antivirus solution and ransomware protection.View full review »
Manager at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use it mostly for software protection.View full review »
Engineering Manager at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
We use the solution to prevent ransomeware attacks and those from unknown sources.View full review »
Sr Manager - Information Security & Researcher at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The primary use of the solution is to block threats. It contains a quick queries engine that can help us figure out where all threats are coming from.View full review »
Director at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
We're currently implementing this solution in our company, but we generally implement it for our clients. I'm a director and we are resellers of Sophos Intercept X.
Creative Head/Director at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
The solution is useful for protecting against ransomware and malwares.View full review »
Our primary use case is for securing the endpoints or endpoint users and Sophos servers.View full review »
Technical Director at a security firm with 1-10 employees
I'm the technical director and we are partners with Sophos.View full review »