Release Notification – SafeGuard Enterprise 8.10

Hi All,


SafeGuard Enterprise 8.10 has been released today. It is available in the product download section on now.

Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

SafeGuard Enterprise version

Release information

Most relevant changes and new Features

  • Synchronized Encryption: Encryption rules for synchronized encryption can now make use of all encryption keys available.
  • BitLocker Recovery can be done based on the recovery key ID.
  • HTML5 encryption and the Outlook add-in are available with location-based file encryption.
  • Spotlight search is supported (macOS).
  • Organizational Units (OUs) are now protected against accidental deletion. 
  • Backend stability has been improved.
  • BitLocker Challenge/Response is deprecated. It remains in the software to ensure backward compatibility. We offer limited support only.
  • A modern file filter driver has been implemented. Details about differences are described in SafeGuard Enterprise: Differences between legacy and mini filter driver
  • Client installer: Installation mode Typical only installs a device encryption module (Device Encryption or Native Device Encryption) instead of a device encryption module plus Synchronized Encryption as in version 8.0.
  • The SafeGuard WebHelpDesk is now an optional part of the SafeGuard Server installation package and no longer a separate msi.


SafeGuard Enterprise 8.10: Release Notes