(Lynnfield, MA–August 16)–Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management,
today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication
and the world’s leading publication on security-related products and technologies has named Sophos Anti-Virus as a winner of Global Excellence in two categories–Excellence in Anti-Virus and Excellence in Security for Education— for its Customer Trust 2006 Awards. This customer trust honor is another validation of the innovation behind Sophos Anti-Virus and the solution’s ability to provide the highest level of endpoint security for businesses, education and governments. More than 18,000 end-users and prospective customers from around the globe were invited to vote for the products they trust the most when it comes to protecting their networks.

Sophos Anti-Virus eliminates known and unknown threats, providing scalable, proactive
protection across the endpoint – laptops, desktops and servers. Simplified centralized management gives IT managers and administrators comprehensive control, while award-winning detection technologies, small rapid updates, and around-the-clock support combine to reduce the
cost and complexity of securing the network.

“Customer satisfaction has always been a critical component of our business and being voted as
a top solution in two categories by our customers, prospects and experts in the industry
reinforces the fact that the product meet customers’ needs,” said Mark Hatton, president of
Sophos, North America. “It is an honor to receive these awards for our endpoint security

For more information on the awards, please visit: http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com

About Silicon Valley Communications Awards

Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in
keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital
resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security
threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this
guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and
technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making
the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and
honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit
www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

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