Qualcomm and Sophos join hands to offer endpoint protection for 5G Snapdragon PCs

Sophos and Qualcomm have signed a deal to offer cybersecurity solutions for the 5G Snapdragon PCs. The US Chipmaker said that the British endpoint security firm, Sophos, will offer the protection software for the PCs. The Intercept X and Snapdragon combination will be integrated with the security system of the next-generation always on, always connected PC environment.

The Intercept X of Sophos is the threat response and endpoint detection software that will prevent any type of malicious code deployment. Snapdragon processor services are used for 5G supportive and power light PCs will combat security black points leveraging to connect standby functions.

The cybersecurity firm added that the security investigation will work on the unknown to secure the data even in the offline mode.

Qualcomm’s artificial intelligence engine is also used to enable the gaming, connectivity, and photography experience. Sophos solutions will be integrated into the PCs for the cryptographic integrity rooting the trust in the system. Sophos Intercept X will be out in the second half of 2021 for Snapdragon.

Miguel Nunes, Senior Director of Product Management, Qualcomm said that Sophos will help with the on-device security enhancing the industry-leading endpoint protection. The AI accelerated threat detection will help in offering the next level of protection transforming the computing with 5G powered Snapdragon compute platforms.