Unrivaled security, simplicity, and insight. Sophos XG Firewall has been built from the ground up to take the pain out of everyday tasks and provide world-class protection.
This is a fantastic opportunity to get on board with the next generation of firewall technology. It features key USPs such as its innovative, single-pane dashboard with rich on-box reporting. Unified policies for users, apps, and networks make policy management much simpler. And the industry-leading Synchronized App Control that gives unparalleled visibility into your network traffic.
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Exposes hidden risks. Sophos XG Firewall provides unprecedented visibility into top risk users, unknown apps, advanced threats, suspicious payloads and much more.
Blocks unknown threats. Sophos XG Firewall provides all the latest advanced technology you need to protect your network from ransomware and advanced threats including top-rated IPS, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Sandboxing, Dual AV, Web and App Control, Email Protection and a full-featured Web Application Firewall. And it’s easy to setup and manage
Automatically responds to incidents. Sophos XG Firewall is the only network security solution that is able to fully identify the source of an infection on your network and automatically limit access to other network resources in response. This is made possible with our unique Sophos Security Heartbeat™ that shares telemetry and health status between Sophos endpoints and your firewall
Potent, powerful … fast. We’ve engineered XG Firewall to deliver outstanding performance and security efficiency for the best return on your investment. Our appliances are built using Intel multi-core technology, solid-state drives, and accelerated in-memory content scanning. In addition, Sophos FastPath packet optimization technology ensures you’ll always get maximum throughput.
Simply manage multiple firewalls. Sophos Central is the ultimate cloud-management platform - for all your Sophos products. It makes day-to-day setup, monitoring, and management of your XG Firewall easy.
An industry first, Synchronized Security links your endpoints and your firewall to enable unique insights and coordination. Security Heartbeat™ relays Endpoint health status and enables your firewall to immediately identify and respond to a compromised system on your network. The firewall can isolate systems until they can be investigated and cleaned up. Another Synchronized Security feature, Synchronized App Control, also enables the firewall to query the endpoint to determine the source of unknown traffic on the network.
User identity takes enforcement to a whole new layer with our identity based policy technology enabling user level controls over applications, bandwidth and other network resources regardless of IP-address, location, network or device. It literally takes firewall policy to a whole new layer.
Pre-defined policy templates let you protect common applications like Microsoft Exchange or SharePoint quickly and easily. Simply select them from a list, provide some basic information and the template takes care of the rest. It sets all the inbound/outbound firewall rules and security settings for you automatically – displaying the final policy in a statement in plain English.
The Sophos User Threat Quotient (UTQ) indicator is a unique feature which provides actionable intelligence on user behavior. Our firewall correlates each user’s surfing habits and activity with advanced threat triggers and history to identify users with risk-prone behavior.