Application Control Updates Pre-release Notice

The following have been identified as applications that would benefit from some level of control and will be added to the existing list. 

Note: These applications will be automatically blocked for customers who have enabled the following optional setting in their Application Control policy for either Sophos Central or Enterprise Console:

  • Sophos Central: New applications added to this category by Sophos
  • Enterprise Console: All Added by Sophos in the future

If you don’t want new applications to be automatically blocked the above setting can be disabled.

This is a notification for the latest Application Control 5.98 data update, which is currently planned to be rolled out on the 17th Jan 2023. Occasionally the list changes slightly before the release date, there will be a follow-up update on the release date to confirm it has been released.

Application name Type Owner
WatchGuard SSO Client Proxy watchguard Technologies
NordLayer VPN Proxy Nordsec Ltd
Lansweeper LsAgent AssetMan Lansweeper
Generex Netfinder NetworkTool Generex GmbH
Micro Focus Groupwise Client EmailClient Micro Focus Software Inc.
Micro Focus Groupwise Messenger IMClient Micro Focus Software Inc.
Micro Focus Filr P2P Micro Focus Software Inc.
Micro Focus Filr Native client P2P Micro Focus Software Inc.
IDrive HelpDeskInstaller AssetMan Zoho Corporation
JavaRa ProgrammingScriptTool SingularLabs
Freearc ArchiveTool Freearc
Total Network Inventory AssetMan Softinventive Lab
OBS Studio ScreenCapTool OBS Project
Amolto Call Recorder SystemTool Amolto
Clockify ERPSoftware Clockify
Softinventive Total Software Deployment AssetMan Softinventive Lab

For information on configuring Application Control please review these links: