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 5.89 data update, which is currently planned to be rolled out on the 7th December 2021. 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
Windows
Microsoft OpenSSH for Windows (SFTP) FTPClient Openssh
WireGuard VPN Proxy ZX2C4 and Edge Security
U-Anywhere Connection RemMan Rocket Software, Inc
Perimeter81 Proxy Perimeter 81 Ltd
Shenzhen IO Game Zachtronics LLC
ScreenShare by Screenleap RemMan Screenleap, Inc
Speed AutoClicker SystemTool Speed Auto Clicker
Smallpdf for Desktop DocumentViewer Smallpdf
KiXtart Script ProgrammingScriptTool Ruud van Velsen
AVG Secure Browser Browser AVG Technologies USA, LLC
Shree-Lipi Utkal SystemTool Shree-Lipi Utkal
macOS
None this release

For information on configuring Application Control please review these links: 

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