Astaro.com is the former name of the site held by the security business called Astaro Security Gateway, which is now called Sophos UTM. This information technology company specializes in networked electronic systems guarding through use of standard firewalls and web application firewalls, covering systems such as networks and world wide web portals, email and wireless accounts. From a hardware point of view, the company that was formerly at astaro.com (and still forwards the user through that portal to the current site) provides for laptops and desktops, servers and network storage units. The product line for these capabilities is offered in all-in-one security suites for unified control approaches for encryption (with regulation compliance) including for emails, endpoint protection and internet safety, and mobile security and management for the data on those devices. Other features include antivirus and anti-spam software, data loss prevention and patch assessment, full disk and cloud types of encryption, and an intrusion prevention system.
Offering after sale service, including website forwarding for astaro.com, is here with free tools and white papers, case studies and knowledge based articles, virus descriptions and updates/downloads, forum discussion groups and a newsletter, pod casts and RSS story listings. Sophos serves companies that are small, medium or large, and such industries as education, healthcare and government, as well as service providers. For the internet service providers flexible tools are offered to fight known viruses and spyware, Trojans and spam, as well as phishing attacks against the clients. Sophos offers free trial downloads of their basic products.