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Sophos is a company developing data cloud-native and AI-enhanced data protection solutions. It offers products that secure endpoints (laptops, servers, and mobile devices) and networks from automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more. The company also provides Sophos Central, a cloud-based platform that integrates the product portfolio into a single system called Synchronized Security.
TypePrivate
Founded1985
HQAbingdon, GB
Websitesophos.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)3,854(+3%)
Job Openings200
Revenue (FY, 2020)$543.7 M(-23%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£6.2
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Sophos

Kris Hagerman

Kris Hagerman

Chief Executive Officer
Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson

Chief Customer Support Officer
Jeff Boldt

Jeff Boldt

Chief Financial Officer
Matt Fairbanks

Matt Fairbanks

Chief Marketing Officer
Joe Levy

Joe Levy

Chief Technology Officer
Dan Schiappa

Dan Schiappa

Chief Product Officer
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Sophos Office Locations

Sophos has offices in Abingdon, Burlington, Cranberry Township, Box Hill North and in 24 other locations
Abingdon, GB (HQ)
Science Park, The Pentagon, Barton Ln
Box Hill North, AU
Station St
North Sydney, AU
Level 11/One Elizabeth Plaza
Linz, AT
Leonfeldner Str. 2
Ottawa, CA
251 Laurier Ave W #800
Vancouver, CA
777 Dunsmuir St #1400
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Sophos Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1985
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Sophos Revenue

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Sophos's revenue was reported to be $543.7 m in FY, 2020 which is a 23.5% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

543.7m

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(23.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

419.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

77.1%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(70.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(146.3m)

Cash (30-Mar-2020)

182.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

640.7m710.6m543.7m

Revenue growth, %

21%11%(23%)

Cost of goods sold

143.3m146.4m124.7m

Gross profit

497.4m564.2m419.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

256.9m298.1m349.5m

Cost of goods sold

58.4m65.8m72.9m

Gross profit

198.5m232.3m276.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

77%78%79%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

120.0m172.1m182.4m

Accounts Receivable

151.8m128.7m108.1m

Prepaid Expenses

18.6m26.9m22.2m

Inventories

16.0m10.6m9.3m
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

90.0m81.1m171.4m

Inventories

19.5m21.3m18.1m

Current Assets

209.4m234.2m357.4m

PP&E

22.0m26.6m22.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(66.3m)26.9m(148.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

37.8m28.6m35.0m

Inventories

1.7m4.7m(3.6m)

Accounts Payable

10.4m(20.1m)68.7m
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

(34.1m)38.8m11.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

14.4m19.1m13.5m

Inventories

(1.9m)(4.3m)(2.8m)

Accounts Payable

(3.2m)4.0m(14.4m)
USDH1, 2017

Debt/Equity

2.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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Sophos Operating Metrics

Sophos's Users was reported to be 100 m in FY, 2019. Sophos's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 436 k in FY, 2020.
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Sophos Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rook SecurityJune 03, 2019
DarkBytesJanuary 29, 2019
Avid SecureJanuary 08, 2019
InvinceaFebruary 09, 2017$120 m
Barricade IONovember 01, 2016
SurfrightDecember 14, 2015$31.8 m
Reflexion Network SolutionsMarch 19, 2015
Mojave NetworksOctober 07, 2014
CyberoamFebruary 14, 2014
DIALOGS SoftwareApril 01, 2012
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Sophos Revenue Breakdown

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Sophos revenue breakdown by business segment: 15.9% from Hardware, 83.3% from Subscription and 0.8% from Other

Sophos Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Sophos Online and Social Media Presence

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Sophos Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    82/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    78/100

  • Compensation

    A

    82/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    80/100

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Sophos News and Updates

Sophos Breaking News: Novel Ransomware Leverages ProxyShell Vulnerabilities

Sophos Uncovers Novel Ransomware TTPs: New LockFile Ransomware Uses Intermittent File Encryption to Avoid Detection

Media Alert: Sophos Achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Status at AWS re:Inforce

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status, a new standard of quality for managed threat response se…

Sophos Makes Massive Sweep of CRN’s 2021 Annual Report Card Awards for Cybersecurity Innovation and Channel Leadership; Dominates as Most Honored Vendor

Solution Providers Vote Sophos the Best in Five Categories – Endpoint, Network, Cloud, and Data Security, and Managed Detection and Response – and All 20 Subcategories Solution Providers Vote Sophos the Best in Five Categories – Endpoint, Network, Cloud, and Data Security, and Managed Detection and …

Sophos acquires Refactr to automate code security in the enterprise

Cybersecurity provider Sophos Group PLC has acquired Refactr Inc., a Seattle-based startup with a platform that helps enterprise software teams find and fix vulnerabilities in their code.  The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition comes about two weeks after Sophos bought …

Sophos Acquires Refactr to Optimize Managed Threat Response (MTR) and Extended Detection and Response (XDR) with Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) Capabilities

Deal Further Automates Sophos’ Adaptive Cybersecurity Platform, Which Underpins All of Sophos’ Product Solutions, Services, Threat Intelligence, and Data Lake Deal Further Automates Sophos’ Adaptive Cybersecurity Platform, Which Underpins All of Sophos’ Product Solutions, Services, Threat Intelligen…

Sophos Showcases Channel Strength with 6 Award Wins

Sophos Named ChannelPro’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Award Winner for Endpoint and Network Security, EDR/XDR and Managed Security Services
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Sophos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sophos founded?

    Sophos was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Sophos key executives?

    Sophos's key executives are Kris Hagerman, Michael Anderson and Jeff Boldt.

  • How many employees does Sophos have?

    Sophos has 3,854 employees.

  • What is Sophos revenue?

    Latest Sophos annual revenue is $543.7 m.

  • What is Sophos revenue per employee?

    Latest Sophos revenue per employee is $141.1 k.

  • Who are Sophos competitors?

    Competitors of Sophos include Microsoft Deutschland, Microsoft Ireland and SentinelOne.

  • Where is Sophos headquarters?

    Sophos headquarters is located at Science Park, The Pentagon, Barton Ln, Abingdon.

  • Where are Sophos offices?

    Sophos has offices in Abingdon, Burlington, Cranberry Township, Box Hill North and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sophos have?

    Sophos has 28 offices.