Sophos Intercept Introduction

Sophos Intercept X is the world’s most comprehensive endpoint protection solution. Built to stop the widest range of attacks, Intercept X has been proven to prevent even the most advanced ransomware and malware by leveraging a unique combination of next-generation techniques. This includes the ability to detect never-before seen malware with deep learning, stop ransomware with Sophos anti-ransomware technology, and deny attacker tools with signatureless exploit prevention. Intercept X also includes root cause analysis to provide insight into threats, and instant malware removal to ensure no attack remnants remain.

Intercept X

Deep learning malware detection

Executable files are checked pre-execution, powered by machine learning.

Exploit Prevention

Detects and stops over 25 exploit methods used to compromise vulnerable applications (see our whitepaper on Exploits Explained).


Detect and roll back malicious file encryption activity caused by ransomware.

Application Lockdown

Preventing malicious behaviors of applications, like a weaponized Office document that installs another application and runs it.