Sophos – ready for Windows 7

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

People around the world are about to get the opportunity to purchase and install Windows 7 (in fact, some members of the public have already received and reviewed it), so you may well be interested in whether you can protect your new Windows 7 installation against malware.

The good news is, Sophos Anti-Virus does work with Windows 7 – and we have a pretty logo to prove it.

In fact, the new integrated Sophos Anti-Virus and Sophos Client Firewall client, Sophos Endpoint Security and Control version 9.0 supported Windows 7 in early October 2009 before the official Windows 7 release.

This means Sophos customers will be able to protect their Windows 7 computers with:

  • anti-virus
  • device control
  • data control
  • application control
  • firewall

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.