What is

Sophos Phish


Virtual DataWorks has partnered with Sophos to help organizations face relentless attacks from spam, phishing, and sophisticated socially engineered tactics. Shockingly, 41% of IT professionals report daily encounters with phishing attacks. The weakest link in your cyber defenses is often your end users. Safeguard your users and protect your business with Sophos Phish Threat, offering effective phishing simulations, automated training, and comprehensive reporting.

Sophos Phish Threat is a comprehensive cybersecurity solution that offers a multitude of benefits for organizations looking to bolster their defense against phishing attacks. Here are the top perks of Sophos Phish Threat and reasons why it is a valuable investment:


  1. Realistic Phishing Simulation: Sophos Phish Threat enables organizations to simulate a wide range of phishing attacks, providing a practical and effective way to test and enhance their employees’ vigilance against such threats.
  2. Security Awareness Training: The platform includes over 30 interactive training modules that cover various security and compliance topics. These modules are designed to educate employees about cybersecurity best practices and are available in nine languages.
  3. Actionable Reporting Metrics: Sophos Phish Threat offers comprehensive reporting tools that provide insights into the organization’s security posture. It allows for the measurement of risk levels and tracks user susceptibility to phishing campaigns.
  4. Sophos Central Integration: As part of the Sophos Central management console, Phish Threat integrates seamlessly with other Sophos security products, offering a unified approach to managing security across multiple vectors.
  5. Global Threat Intelligence: Leveraging intelligence from SophosLabs, Phish Threat ensures that training content is up-to-date with the latest phishing tactics, helping organizations stay ahead of emerging threats1.
  6. Customization and Flexibility: The platform offers customizable phishing simulation templates and training content, allowing organizations to tailor the program to their specific needs and security policies.
  7. Synchronized Security: Sophos Phish Threat can be connected with Sophos Email to identify users who have encountered risky websites, enabling targeted training to reduce the likelihood of successful attacks.
  8. Outlook and O365 Integration: With the Phish Threat Outlook add-in, all employees can become an active line of defense against email phishing attacks, further enhancing the organization’s security measures.




Sophos Phish Threat stands out as a robust solution for organizations aiming to develop a strong security awareness culture among their employees. Its combination of advanced simulation capabilities, engaging training content, and insightful analytics make it a strategic investment for any organization serious about mitigating the risks of phishing attacks.


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Praise and Feedback from Our Esteemed Partners

"Sophos Phish Threat has proven to be a great asset in our IT training toolbelt. The provided templates are convincing and well done. You can also tweak them or create your own in order to better fit your organization. The training modules are straightforward and range from quick 'tips' to detailed explanations."

The Sophos phish threat is one of the fastest threat detectors i have seen so far. It has the capability of stopping the threat fast before you could realize it is a phishing threat.

Sophos Phish Threat Is Easy to Configure & Easy to Manage for All the User in One Single Console

Great tool to test your users and keep them up to date on latest phishing attempts in the world. Also provide training for them.

It's great having PhishThreat built into Sophos Central. Not to mention it's a great product. Very easy to create campaigns, provide training, and to collect data/statistics. Great product.

Comprehensive Reporting


Sophos Phish Threat offers a comprehensive approach to bolstering an organization’s defense against phishing attacks. It provides a suite of tools that simulate a variety of phishing attack types, helping to identify vulnerabilities within the security posture. The service is backed by SophosLabs’ global intelligence monitoring, ensuring that training covers the latest phishing tactics. Sophos Phish Threat not only educates users through engaging training but also offers actionable reporting metrics to gauge the effectiveness of the training. On average, customers experience a 31% reduction in phishing susceptibility after just four training sessions with Phish Threat.

Phish Threat in Sophos Central

Sophos Central is a unified cloud-based management platform that simplifies the security management of Sophos products. It offers a comprehensive range of security services, allowing users to manage their full security portfolio through a single interface. With Sophos Central, users can manage endpoint, server, mobile, and email security, as well as data protection and phishing simulations. The platform is designed to streamline management with features like single, unlimited simulations licenses, data center locations across North America, Ireland, and Frankfurt, and compliance-friendly logs and reports. Sophos Central also supports quick deployment, granular policy controls, and insightful visibility and reporting from the cloud, integrating with popular identity providers for intelligent access enforcement

Detailed Analysis


Sophos provides a detailed analysis of threats through its Managed Threat Response (MTR) service, which operates 24/7/365. The service is delivered by a team of Sophos experts who actively hunt for threats, detect potential compromises, and offer in-depth analysis of events, including the specifics of what happened, where, when, how, and why. This detailed analysis is part of the broader Sophos Intercept X for Server management, which is streamlined through the Sophos Central cloud-management platform, offering a single pane of glass for all servers, devices, and products. The platform facilitates easy deployment, configuration, and management across cloud, on-premises, virtual, and mixed deployments

Getting Started is Easy

Sophos Phish Threat is conveniently run entirely through your web browser. Simply whitelist the IP addresses provided in your Sophos Central console and import users via CSV or Active Directory. Once your users have been uploaded, you’re ready to send your first campaign.