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19 Jun 2020
Intercept X Advanced with EDR: Start using the powerful new EDR features
We are thrilled to announce that the latest version of Sophos EDR (endpoint detection and response) is now available to all Intercept X Advanced with EDR and Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR customers. This release brings powerful new capabilities that enable both IT admins and security analysts to ask detailed IT operations and threat hunting questions across their entire estate. It also provides new functionality...
29 May 2020
Intercept X with EDR: Powerful new IT operations and threat hunting features now available
We are thrilled to announce that the latest version of Sophos EDR (endpoint detection and response) is now available in Intercept X Advanced with EDR and Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR. This release brings powerful new capabilities that enable both IT admins and security analysts to ask detailed IT operations and threat hunting questions across their entire estate. It also provides new functionality to remotely...
18 May 2020
Updated Endpoint User Interface
We're pleased to announce that a new version of the Sophos Endpoint user interface is being rolled out to customers. Windows clients will begin updating this week, with Windows servers following in June. The key goal of the update is to better represent our different endpoint components (Intercept X, Central Device Encryption, and the upcoming Unified Endpoint Management agent), and to bring a consistent look across...
4 Feb 2020
Sophos Central Server: Intercept X v2.0.16 released
Hi Community, A new version of Sophos Central Server Intercept X 2.0.16 has been released to our Sophos Central customers. This release also contains the below customer fixes: Updated Components HitManPro.Alert has been updated to 126.96.36.1996. New features This release supports the following new protection features. These will initially be turned on only for servers in early access program subscriptions...
30 Jan 2020
Sophos Central: Intercept X 2.0.16 released
Hi Community, A new version of Sophos Central Intercept X 2.0.16 has been released to our Sophos Central customers. This release also contains the below customer fixes: Updated components HitManPro.Alert has been updated to 188.8.131.526. New features This release supports the following new protection features. These will initially be turned on only for endpoints in early access program subscriptions, before...
29 Nov 2019
Forensic Snapshots can now be uploaded to S3 Buckets
Sophos EDR enabled devices are continually capturing data related to process, file, network and other system activity. EDR licensed customers have the ability to generate a forensic snapshot on demand where all activity being monitored is packaged up and made available so that customers can do a detailed analysis on this data. In the past, after a forensic snapshot was generated, admins would need to retrieve the snapshot...
5 Nov 2019
EDR Threat Indicators now Generally Available
After enhancing the Threat Indicators features since it was made available to Intercept X Advanced with EDR and Intercept X with EDR for Server customers in July, Sophos has now declared the feature Generally Available. Threat Indicators solves the #1 most requested feature for EDR users – knowing where to start an investigation. Now admins will utilize a prioritized list of the most suspicious activity, so they...
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17 Jul 2019
The EDR Threat Indicators feature is now live in Beta
Customers of Intercept X Advanced with EDR and Intercept X with EDR for Servers will see a new Threat Indicators feature available in their Central Threat Analysis Center. Threat Indicators solves the #1 most requested feature for EDR users – knowing where to start an investigation. Now users will utilize a prioritized list of the most suspicious activity, so they know what needs to be investigated and how urgently...
23 Apr 2019
Intercept X Advanced with EDR 1.1 now available
Intercept X Advanced with EDR 1.1 is now available. With this latest update, EDR enabled devices will now start to capture and allow searching for the execution of good admin tools which can be used for malicious purposes. To begin with we’ll be supporting PowerShell executions and will look to add support for new admin tools over time. Analysts now have the ability to track down malicious executions that otherwise...
5 Mar 2019
Introducing Intercept X for Server with EDR
All of the tasty EDR goodness you know and love from Intercept X Advanced with EDR is coming soon to Windows Servers. If you want to get a sneak peak see here to get details on joining the early access program.
19 Feb 2019
Introducing the new Threat Analysis Center
To simplify the experience when reviewing and analysing Threat Cases we are making changes to where Threat Cases are accessed in Sophos Central. A new Threat Analysis Center can be found in the main Overview section of Sophos Central and this new area will consolidate all Threat Cases across both endpoint and server (and any future device types that might support Threat Cases and EDR capabilities). On February 20th ,...
29 Oct 2018
New and improved root cause analysis in Intercept X
We have some exciting news for Intercept X and Intercept X for Server customers. This week we launched a new and improved version of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for investigations. With this new functionality comes a new name - “Threat Cases”. Threat Cases automatically identify the root cause or sequence of events that led to a potentially malicious file. With the new release, we will also display more intelligence...
20 Jul 2017
Intercept X Early Access Program - Active Adversary and Deep Learning
Description This is the first of multiple updates planned during the early access period. In this release we have added multiple protections to the Intercept product to prevent active adversaries form completing their objectives, from Credential Theft Prevention, to protections against new exploit techniques like eternalblue and double pulsar the exploits used in the wanna cry worm. This fall we add Deep Learning...
14 Mar 2017
Early Access Program Release: CryptoGuard for Disk and Boot Record Protection
Description Intercept X CryptoGuard technology protects you from ransomware that encrypts your data. Now we are adding boot record and disk wipe protection to further defend your computer against tampering. Try the enhancements now as part of our Early Access Program to provide feedback Eligibility details Intercept X Disk and boot protection is available on Windows 7 and above How to enable the features This...
13 Dec 2016
Early Access Program Release: CryptoGuard for macOS
Intercept X CryptoGuard technology is now available for early access program testing on macOS When Intercept X launched for Windows desktops in September, we heard a lot of requests for macOS. We're delighted to announce availability of the Early Access Program of our CryptoGuard anti-ransomware technology for Apple Mac computers. If you're already using Intercept X or have a Sophos Central account for a trial...
1 Dec 2016
Intercept X mitigates Firefox & Tor Browser Exploit
Firefox and Tor Browser, make sure you update your browsers. Read up on the latest exploit in the wild . Intercept X already protects you from this exploit (there is no audio for this video) (Please visit the site to view this video)