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14 Jan 2020
Phishing Email Impersonation Protection - Now Available
Phishing emails impersonating well-known brands and VIPs within an organization are a big problem for security teams to deal with. So, we’re excited to announce the ability to now detect and block these impersonation attacks with Sophos Email Advanced. The Threat from Email Impersonation Phishing Attacks The latest study from Sophos revealed that five out of ten organizations see malicious emails as their...
12 Dec 2019
Impersonation Protection Reporting Now Available for EAP customers
Email Impersonation Report Early Access customers can now get answers to a critical question: "Which users are being targeted by BEC?" We've recently out impersonating reporting to our EAP customers, providing visibility into users that are being targeted with BEC and other types of impersonation attacks. Release Highlights Impersonation customers will notice the At Risk Users report now contains...
14 Oct 2019
Email Impersonation Protection EAP Now Available
We’re excited to announce the ability to detect and block email impersonation phishing attacks with Sophos Email Advanced – now available as an early access program. The Threat from Email Impersonation Phishing Attacks A new study has revealed that 43% of SMEs have been targeted by impersonation phishing attacks in the past year. In these attacks, criminals often try to deceive employees, using the name...
27 Sep 2019
Sophos Email Data Loss Prevention Now Live
Data loss prevention for Sophos Email Advanced is now live in Sophos Central, and included with the Sophos Email Advanced licence. Allowing you to protect sensitive information, with discovery of financials, confidential contents, health information, and PII in all emails and attachments. Now combined in one license, with a single policy management view. Data loss prevention and content control provide advanced data...
13 Aug 2019
Sophos Email Data Loss Prevention EAP is Live
The email data loss prevention Early Access Program for Sophos Email Advanced is now live in Sophos Central. Joining this EAP will allow you to protect sensitive information, with discovery of financials, confidential contents, health information, and PII (Personally identifiable information) in all emails and attachments. The data loss prevention EAP is available to any Sophos Email Advanced customer. Available in the...
15 Apr 2019
Sophos Email Smart Banners
News: Feature update Overview Launching by the end of April, Sophos Email Advanced license customers will soon be able to add Smart Banners to any email received from outside the organization. These help recipients to identify the risk from each email and allows them to add senders to their allow and block lists with one click. Simple colored grading system allows the recipient to quickly identify how trustworthy...
15 Apr 2019
Sophos Email Encryption
News: Feature update Encryption for Sophos Email is now live in all Sophos Centra l accounts, and included in the Sophos Email Advanced license at no extra cost. Overview of Sophos Email Encryption Secure sensitive data and make compliance easy, with easy-to-use secure email encryption from Sophos. Converting a standard email into one with encrypted attachments - sent direct to the recipient’s inbox. ...
22 Feb 2019
Sophos Email Content Control – Now Live
News: Feature update Overview Sophos Email Content Control is now live and has been added to all Sophos Email Advanced accounts. Content Control for Sophos Email Advanced makes is easy to quickly build content filtering policies across your organization, preventing outbound email data loss and inbound malware threats. Define which file types are allowed on inbound email, and which file types are allowed outbound...
11 Feb 2019
Sophos Email Encryption EAP
The Sophos Email product team would like to invite all our Sophos Email Advanced customers to check out the latest Early Access Program for Sophos Email Advanced – Email Encryption. Once launched in Q2 2019, Email Encryption will be included in the Sophos Email Advanced license at no extra cost. In this article, you’ll find: What we are asking you to do An overview of Sophos Email Encryption Top...
30 Nov 2018
Sophos Email Content Control Early Access Program
Sophos Email Content Control EAP The Sophos Email product team would like to invite all our Sophos Email Advanced customers to check out the latest early access program for Sophos Email Advanced – Content Control – our first phase in the launch of encryption in Q1, and DLP later in 2019. Here’s what you need to know… In this article, you’ll find: When does the Early Access Program...
20 Nov 2018
Sophos Email: Compromised Mailbox Detection
News: Feature update Overview Having your email account compromised by attackers is seriously bad news. That’s why Sophos Synchronized Security now connects Sophos Email with Sophos Endpoint. Delivering automatic detection and clean-up of infected computers sending outbound spam and viruses. The symptoms of a compromised mailbox When your domain is used to spread malicious emails, it can impact your...
31 Oct 2018
Synchronized Security with Email, Endpoint and Phish Threat
News: Feature update Overview 50% of employees admit to clicking links from unknown senders. Sophos Synchronized Security now helps find those risky users and train them in the latest launch from Sophos Email Advanced and Phish Threat (coming soon to Endpoint). Sophos Email and Phish Threat Available now, Sophos Email Advanced is the first Secure Email Gateway to feed intelligence directly to a security awareness...
24 Aug 2018
Sophos Email Reporting and Policy Enhancements
News: Feature update Overview New detailed message summaries, policy enhancements and mailbox search makes Sophos Email even more valuable to email administrators. New Reporting Now view detailed summary information for every inbound and outbound message processed by Sophos Email. Starting from the ‘Message History’ report in Sophos Central. Simply selected the new clickable email subject line...
11 Jun 2018
Introducing Sophos Email Advanced and New Standard License Features
News: Feature update and new license type Overview The launch of the new Sophos Email Advanced license brings new, smarter email security to Sophos Central. Featuring Active Threat Protection, powered by artificial intelligence, with malicious attachment sandboxing and Time-of-click advanced URL protection. Plus, additions for existing Sophos Email Standard license customers including new outbound mail scanning...
29 Nov 2017
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) authentication – Now available on Sophos Email
News: Feature update Overview SPF (Sender Policy Framework) authentication for inbound email is now available in Sophos Email, and a great way to cut down spam and phishing attacks by blocking spoofed email. Activate SPF in your Sophos Email policy with a simple toggle switch and we will begin checking the IP address of email senders against a list of authorized IP address published in the sending domain’s...
8 Sep 2017
Manage Sophos Email message quarantine your way - administrator access now available
News: Feature update Overview The launch of administrator access to end user email quarantine in Sophos Email now gives you more control to manage quarantined messages your way. Best of both worlds Are looking to free your team from quarantine release requests but still have access if needed? The new Admin Quarantine list view allows administrators (all admins roles) to view and manage the quarantined messages...
5 Jun 2017
Manually add aliases in Sophos Email on Central
News: Feature update Overview The ability for Admins to manually enter mailbox alias records is now live in Sophos Email on Central. If you’re not using Active Directory, or looking to install it, this feature is what you’ve been waiting for. How it works Perfect for directing generic email address to a specific member of the team e.g. email@example.com, or when you an employee prefers their...
16 May 2017
More for Quarantine Digest - Enhancements available in Sophos Email on Central
News: Feature update Overview Sophos Email’s new in-message quarantine digest feature just got a boost. New features now give you more control over when emails are sent, and users receive an improved experience. Admin panel updates Choose the time zone for your users in a simple drop down list Select the day(s) of the week your users receive a quarantine summary email Set the time of day users...
8 May 2017
Quarantine Digest now available in Sophos Email on Central
News: Feature update Overview Sophos Email’s easy to use preset controls have your message quarantine policies setup and your business protected in seconds. Once setup, don’t tie your IT team up with quarantine release requests – the end user portal lets users release mails on demand, and the new in-message quarantine digests provides a daily summary of quarantined mail, with the option to release...
4 Apr 2017
Sophos Email Release – New Detailed Reporting
News: Feature update Overview More Information on the health of your email estate is now available on Sophos Central’s dashboard. We recently added a new email summary tile showing total mails scanned and a breakdown of legitimate mail, spam and malware detected for the past 30 days. Now, two new drill-down reports have been released - giving you on-demand access to more detailed information. The...
15 Mar 2017
Sophos Email Release – New Dashboard Reporting
News: Feature update Overview Quick summary information on the health of your email estate is now available on Sophos Central’s dashboard, with a new email summary tile showing total mails scanned and a breakdown of legitimate mail, spam and viruses detected in the past 30 days. Remarks Updates will be automatically applied to your Sophos Email service in Sophos Central Any custom settings will be...
16 Feb 2017
Emergency Inbox: Now available in Sophos Email on Central
News: Feature update Overview Email is a critical business application in most organizations, so we are pleased to announce that the latest release for Sophos Email adds a 24/7 emergency inbox to your existing suite of business continuity features - keeping users productive even during Microsoft Office 365 or Google Cloud downtime. How it works In the event of third party cloud email service provider outages...
27 Jan 2017
Coming soon to Sophos Email on Central – February 2017 updates
We’re pleased to announce the upcoming February releases for Sophos Email on Central – Emergency Inbox, and a new Central dashboard and reports. What’s changing and how you’ll benefit? The Emergency Inbox: In Sophos Email today, if your cloud email service provider experiences disruption or an outage, Sophos Email safeguards your email, automatically queuing mail until the server comes back online...