Note: Use of all features and functionalities provided under the Early Access Program is subject to the Sophos End User License Agreement.

 

The New Endpoint/Server Protection and EDR Features Early Access Program allows customers to test the latest and greatest endpoint and server features and functionality as they are being developed by Sophos.

 See below for descriptions of the the features currently in the Early Access Program: 

 

  • 19/08/2020 - IPS for Windows Servers protects machines that are inside your network against attacks from the outside. See more on IPS for Windows Servers here.
  • 20/07/2020 - Live Response (for Linux) allows admins to remotely connect to devices and get access to a command line interface so that detailed investigations can be performed, or to take prompt action to contain or remediate a suspected threat. See a demo for Live Response on Linux here  (Live Response Beta on Linux is now available to all Intercept X Advanced with EDR customers)
  • 30/04/2020 - Live Response (for Windows endpoints and servers) allows admins to remotely connect to devices and get access to a command line interface so that detailed investigations can be performed, or to take prompt action to contain or remediate a suspected threat. See more on Live Response here (Live Response Beta on Windows is now available to all Intercept X Advanced with EDR customers)
  • 20/04/2020 - A New Endpoint and Server release gives access to new UI for Central Endpoint and Server devices. See more info here.  (now generally available to all Central Endpoint and Server customers)
  • 17/04/2020 - New Linux EDR agent now available in early access.  See more info here.
  • 14/04/2020 - Live Discover allows admins to search their data to answer almost any question they can think of by searching across their endpoints and servers using SQL. You can choose from a selection of pre-created queries that can be fully customized to pull the exact information that you need and help answer IT operations and threat hunting questions.  See more on Live Discover here. (now generally available to all Intercept X Advanced with EDR customers)
  • 04/11/2019 - IPS and AMSI Protection technologies. See more info here.
  • 15/11/2019 - EFS Guard, Dynamic Shellcode Protection, CTF Guard, ApiSetGuard new Exploit mitigations.  See more info here

Keep your eye on the latest Announcements here and be sure to turn to blog notifications on to keep up with the latest updates on new features in the early access program.

Enrolling in the early access program is easy, see details in the presentation shared here.  Keep in mind that if looking to test functionality on both endpoints and servers you will need to enroll in both the Endpoint and Server protection early access programs available in Central.  Unless otherwise stated new features will only be available to devices enrolled in the Early Access program.

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