• Sophos Firewall v18.5 GA is now available

    Note: Version 18.5 is currently available for the new XGS Series hardware. Version 18.5 for XG Series hardware, virtual, software, and cloud deployments is expected to be available shortly. This release includes support for a new range of hardware a...
    • 21 Apr 2021
  • Introducing Sophos Firewall and the new XGS Series hardware

    Today, we’re launching the first of our new XGS Series next-gen firewall appliances with Sophos Firewall OS version 18.5. For network admins, this completely re-engineered hardware platform finally takes a common dilemma off the table: how to s...
    • 21 Apr 2021
  • Notification of Upcoming Application Classification Update

    In the effort to continuously improve the accuracy of our Application classifications, the following characteristic and risk changes are planned for late April 2021. The rollout was postponed from the originally announced date. Users who have c...
    • 7 Apr 2021
  • Sophos (XG) Firewall v18 MR5 is Now Available

    XG Firewall v18 Maintenance Release 5 (MR5) is packed with enhancements to performance, security, reliability and central reporting.  With v18 MR5, we have published XG firewall integration for azure active directory and azure virtual WAN. ...
    • 6 Apr 2021
  • Sophos Connect 2.1 is now GA

    Hello Everyone, I'm pleased to announce the release of Sophos Connect 2.1! This is primarily a security and maintenance update, but contains one significant enhancement for IPsec VPN provisioning. With this release, provisioning files will also allow...
    • 12 Mar 2021
  • SD-RED Firmware 3.0.004 Pattern Update

    Hi Community! We have released RED firmware pattern update version 3.004. This release is available for SFOS 17.5 MR15 and later and 18.0 MR4 and later. This is a maintenance release which updates the dnsmasq component to resolve the vulnerability li...
    • 3 Feb 2021
  • SD-RED Firmware 3.0.003 Pattern Update

    Hi Community! We have released RED firmware pattern update version 3.003. This release is available for SFOS 17.5 MR15 and later and 18.0 MR4 and later. Issues resolved in this update are: NRF-428: CVE-2020-14386 and CVE-2020-10732 in Linux kernel N...
    • 14 Jan 2021
  • Sophos XG Firewall: End of Support for RED 10 devices

    Hi All, Please note that RED 10 devices were End-of-Life as of November 1st, 2018. SFOS v18 MR-2 removed support for Sophos RED 10 devices SFOS v18 MR-5 will remove Sophos RED 10 devices from the UI Additional Sophos product Lifecycle Policy and ...
    • 13 Jan 2021
  • ALERT: IPS Engine Update for XG Firewall v18

    Please note that as of January 15th, 2021, older versions of XG Firewall v18 firmware, including GA and MR1 will no longer receive IPS signature updates as an underlying component of the IPS engine used in these versions will no longer supported. Fir...
    • 18 Dec 2020
  • XG Firewall v18 MR4 is Now Available

    Enhancing performance, security, reliability and management
    • 15 Dec 2020
  • XG Firewall v17.5 MR15 Released

    Hi Community, The latest maintenance release (MR15) for SFOS v17.5 is now available through the MySophos licensing portal. Maintenance Release Several security and hardening enhancements SSMK (Secure Storage Master Key) for the encryption of sensit...
    • 14 Dec 2020
  • Multi-Firewall Reporting comes to Sophos Central

    The latest update to Sophos Central Firewall Reporting (CFR) Advanced enables reporting across multiple devices, enabling you to easily get a holistic view into network activity and threats across your entire estate. Reporting is also more accessible...
    • 3 Nov 2020
  • New Enhancements to Central XG Firmware Updating

    We're pleased to announce the addition of bulk firmware updating to Sophos Central firewall management! This feature is available today, for all grouped firewalls, and allows you to trigger immediate firmware updates in one action, for any number of ...
    • 21 Oct 2020
  • Sophos Firewall Manager SFM 17.1 MR5 Released

    Hi XG Community! We've released Sophos Firewall Manager SFM 17.1 MR5. Initially, the firmware will be available by manual download from the Licensing Portal. We will gradually release the firmware via auto-update to customers. This MR is solely ...
    • 14 Oct 2020
  • XG Firewall v18 MR-3

    Hi XG Community! We've released a new build of XG Firewall v18 MR-3. Enhancements in v18 MR-3 Security enhancements: Several security and hardening enhancements - including SSMK (secure storage master key) for the encryption of sensitive data. Ref...
    • 12 Oct 2020
  • Sophos Connect 2.0 is now GA

    Hi Everyone, thank you to the many thousands of users who used Sophos Connect 2.0 during EAP! I'm pleased to announce that  testing is complete, and we are now ready to launch Sophos Connect 2.0: The client can be downloaded below, and it il...
    • 16 Sep 2020
  • New Enhancements to Central Firewall Reporting

    We’re pleased to announce the addition of new reporting capabilities for Sophos Central Firewall Reporting (CFR). Customers of CFR Advanced will now see the option to save, schedule and export their favorite reports in Sophos Central, further extending your powerful custom reporting capabilities in the cloud.
    • 1 Sep 2020
  • XG Firewall 17.5 MR14-1 (17.5.14.714) Released

    Hi XG Community! We've released a new build of XG Firewall 17.5 MR14-1 (17.5.14.714). Initially, the firmware will be available by manual download from the Licensing Portal. We will gradually release the firmware via auto-update to...
    • 20 Aug 2020
  • Central Firewall Reporting Update

    Hi All, Here are the release notes for the recent minor updates to Sophos Central Firewall Reporting. Updates and Improvements Central Firewall Reporting Advanced: Save Reports as Templates.  Central Firewall Reporting Advanced lets you save cu...
    • 18 Aug 2020
  • XG Firewall 17.5 MR14 Released

    Hi XG Community! We've released XG Firewall 17.5 MR14. Initially, the firmware will be available by manual download from the Licensing Portal. We will gradually release the firmware via auto-update to customers. Please visit the following li...
    • 30 Jul 2020
  • Sophos Firewall Manager SFM 17.1 MR4 Released

    Hi XG Community!

    We've released Sophos Firewall Manager SFM 17.1 MR4. Initially, the firmware will be available by manual download from the Licensing Portal. We will gradually release the firmware via auto-update to customers.

    Issues Resolved

    • NCCC-6178 [SFM] Export>Device List is generating empty file in SFM 17.0
    • NCCC-7654 [SFM] Web Filter logs port detail mismatch in XG Firewall and SFM Events Viewer> device …
    • 27 Jul 2020
  • Sophos iView v3 MR-2 Released

    Hi Community,

    iView v3 MR2 is a maintenance release that addresses the following issues list below. Notably, this MR addresses iView activation issues and a specific XXE vulnerability reported through Bugcrowd. We recommends that you upgrade at your earliest opportunity and use this version for all new installations.

    Download

    This release is currently available through manual download via the MySophos download page. Later…

    • 7 Jul 2020
  • SD-RED Firmware 3.0.002 Pattern Update

    Hi XG Community! We've completed SD-RED Firmware 3.0.002. This firmware is available via pattern update for SFOS 17.5 MR11 and later, and SFOS 18.0 MR1 Issues Resolved NRF-353 [Firmware] RED20 is not forwarding tagged traffic
    • 6 Jul 2020
  • XG Firewall 17.5 MR13 Released

    Hi XG Community! We've released XG Firewall 17.5 MR13. Initially, the firmware will be available by manual download from the Licensing Portal. We will gradually release the firmware via auto-update to customers. Please visit the following li...
    • 6 Jul 2020
  • End-of-Life (EoL) announcement for old firmware v17 and v17.1 for XG Firewall

    Hi XG Community! With all the enhancements in XG Firewall v18, we are announcing the End-of-Life (EoL) of older firmware versions that are now two years old or more including v17.0 and v17.1. The EoL for these versions will be effective August 31, 20...
    • 3 Jul 2020