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15 Apr 2020
Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.9.8 for MAC OS released
Hi Community, Sophos Anti-Virus v9.9.8 for Mac OS has been released. This release has the fix for blank captive portal. For more information, please refer to the below release notes:
31 Mar 2020
Extended Anti-Virus support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
Hi Community, Due to current events, we are lengthening the Extended Support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 until June 30, 2020. Please refer to the below article for more information. Extended Anti-Virus support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
26 Mar 2020
Mac Endpoint Support of new Apple System Extensions
Hi All, Apple has just released macOS 10.15.4 and with this release they are highlighting to end users with Sophos Endpoint installed that they have a product installed that has a “Legacy system extension”, the notification goes on to say...
10 Mar 2020
Sophos Zap is now available!
Source: https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/134486 Overview SophosZap is a last resort command line clean up tool focused on uninstalling Sophos Endpoint products to revert a machine to a clean state. To uninstall we strongly recommend that you use the standard product uninstaller first . Only use SophosZap when all other uninstall options have failed, as SophosZap uses heuristics trying to identify Sophos components...
25 Feb 2020
Sophos Central Device Encryption (CDE) 2.0.81 for Windows released
Hi All, Sophos Central Device Encryption version 2.0.81 for Windows has been released. Central Device Encryption version 2.0.81 for Windows This service release contains bugfixes and improvements. Fixed JIRA items: CDP-7724 - "Protect Attachments" button not working when attaching files using "recent items". CDP-7726 - Outlook Add-In: Secure File Sharing does not pop up when forwarding...
10 Dec 2019
New features available in Sophos Endpoint Self Help Tool
Hi everyone, There are new set of features available in the Sophos Endpoint Self Help tool. Here's a link for FAQs regarding Endpoint Self Help tool and please follow the link below for more details:
5 Dec 2019
Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.9.6 for macOS released
Hi Community, Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.9.6 for macOS has been released. This release has the fix for the below issues. 1. Resolved an intermittent failure where web pages may fail to load. 2. Improved memory usage when Threat Case creation is enabled. 3. Resolved an issue with modified permissions on the man8 directory when using disk encryption. 4. Improved support for macOS 10.15 Catalina when using MDM...
14 Nov 2019
Sophos Central - Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.9.5 for macOS released
Hi Community, Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.9.5 for macOS has been released. This release contains improved support for macOS 10.15 Catalina. For more information, please refer the released notes:
6 Nov 2019
What's New in Central? - Sep/Oct 2019
That's right, somehow I'm still employed here at Sophos (at least for now)! I'd like to thank the Web team for letting me know our blog supports GIFs and I'd like to apologize for not following your guidance to " use them sparingly ". Let's just say there's a lesson to be learned here... Don't tell Greg about the nice things - he's not allowed the nice things. Did anyone know...
4 Sep 2019
What’s new in Central Device Encryption (CDE) 2.0?
We’re delighted to announce the launch of Central Device Encryption 2.0 for Windows. Among the great new functionality is secure document sharing – enabling users to encrypt Outlook attachments and files before sharing them with internal or external colleagues. Admin enhancements include the ability to prompt for a BitLocker password reset, along with greater visibility into device encryption types. Read on...
1 Sep 2019
What's New in Central? - Jul/Aug 2019
Hola, my digital chums. To all my American friends, I hope you had a wonderful National Honey Bee Day as well as enjoyed the month-long celebrations of National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month ... ( seriously, whatever you guys are on, I want some ). Sophos Central decided to skip having a summer holiday this year to ensure you and all your assets are safe and sound while you sun yourselves and drink Mai...
1 Jul 2019
What's New in Central? - May/Jun 2019
Well well well, what do we have here? A bunch of superturboawesome Sophos Central bells and whistles to make your minds drool? YUP! It's that time of the everytwomonths when I dust off the old typewriter (Kremlin know how to security good) and write about what's new in Sophos Central. So let's have at it! General Availability Intercept X for Server with EDR UI Improvements for Unified Endpoint...
26 Apr 2019
What's New in Central? - Mar/Apr 2019
Howdy, folks! My oh my, things never seem to slow down in the world of Sophos Central. This post covers five awesome new features and products that have gone General Availability (our nerdy way of saying "released" or "you can buy dis"). I imagine this isn't your first "What's New in Central?" rodeo so I'll cut to the chase. Let me say it for you... SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT! ...
22 Feb 2019
What's New in Central? - Jan/Feb 2019
Greetings my sophisticated friends and a happy February to you all! As always, the Central platform is bustling with new features and early access programs. Attackers never cease to innovate and neither do we - take that badguys #boomheadshot . Yup, I'm as professional as ever... Moving swiftly on. This month we have a huge number of truly awesome things to tell you about so kick back with a hot cup of cocoa and...
21 Nov 2017
ESH - What's next - status 21 Nov
Hello! unfortunately you have not heard anything in the past 6 months about ESH. That should change now. A lot of things have been going on behind the scenes. We have several news in the pipeline: ESH for Mac - yes, it's coming. 9.7.3 will include ESH, which basically looks the same as in Windows. ESH for Servers ESH for Intercept X V.2 - new deep learning and reputation information on files will become...
16 May 2017
Welcome to Sophos Endpoint Self Help Forum! What is Endpoint Self Help? - Update 16 May
Sophos Endpoint Self Help (ESH) is a tool, which is part of the Central Endpoint, and a process how to do troubleshooting based on these results. The ESH tool identifies issues with the underlying technologies used by the Sophos Endpoint Agent and displays the results in a graphical interface. The technologies covered are System - display basic information about the Windows Operating system, which might be relevant...
14 May 2017
ESH - What's next - status 16 May - new release
Hello! We had a bit of a timeout as our development was busy with several other things, which delayed the plans for ESH. But now the new version 1.3.23 has been released introducing troubleshooting help for Central Device Encryption . This will be a milestone in regards to troubleshooting Bitlocker issues, especially around Bitlocker activation. We have added a very thorough KBA explaining troubleshooting steps for...
3 Apr 2017
Sophos Central 2017.14 Release Notes
The following is a summary of the latest platform updates, now available in Sophos Central: New Features: Single Product Experience and Policy UI updates: introducing exciting new changes to the user interface in Sophos Central Admin, including revamped policy management. Read more about these changes here . Enhancements: Two new language options: Sophos Central Admin & Partner Dashboards are now available...
24 Feb 2017
ESH - What's next - status 24 Feb
Version one - to be more precise version 1.2.76 - is out and deployed to all Central Windows Endpoints! Our first big milestone has been completed ✅ The UI has not changed but we did some final changes under the hood to make it more reliable and to fix some bugs. We are slightly behind plan to include Heartbeat and Central Device Encryption. We might not be ready on time prior to our freeze period in March. In this...
19 Feb 2017
Sophos Central 2017.08 Release Notes
The following is a summary of the latest platform updates, now available in Sophos Central: New Features: Sophos Central Co-branding: Partner and Customer Admins can now upload a company logo to be displayed to customer end users in the Central Self-Service Portal, the Self-Service welcome email, and the Central Admin welcome email. View the screenshot at the bottom of the post for a preview. Enhancements: ...
31 Jan 2017
ESH - What's next? - status 31 Jan
Excellent news! Our phase 1 has been completed successfully. 11.5.3 and with it ESH is released to all Central Windows Endpoints. In the past couple of weeks we worked on adding the missing functionality for version 1. It is ready and we currently test it internally. This is how version one will look like: Our plan is to make version 1 public mid February. The next two steps will be to include Heartbeat and Central...
10 Jan 2017
ESH - What's next?
Welcome back! This blog will inform you about our plans for ESH. You should see at least monthly updates throughout 2017. 18 Jan 2017 It happened! Yesterday we released 11.5.3 to a first group of customers and with it our ESH tool. Installation seems to work well. If we don't hear otherwise we'll continue to rollout during this and next week. 10 Jan 2017 ESH is in internal tests at the moment. We plan...