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Sophos Data Protection

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  1. Define Password Complexity from Central

    Please add some more Bitlocker configuration possibilities, like the option to configure the password complexity, as described here:
    http://windowsitpro.com/security/q-how-can-i-set-password-complexity-removable-bitlocker-protected-devices

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      0 comments  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • windows 10 poa

      Implement Windows 10 POA with Smartcards like in Windows 7. Only the BitLocker PIN is not Enterprise ready in my humble opinion..

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      • Sophos Central Device Encryption Policies should be per-computer, not per-user.

        It should be possible to apply device encryption policies on a per-computer basis, so that domain user accounts can be used on multiple machines (workstations, laptops, servers, etc) without being prompted to encrypt each new machine. Currently, there is a work-around by installing choosing custom component options and not selecting device encryption when installing Sophos Central, but this adds an unnecessary complication to deployment.

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          Started  ·  1 comment  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • support for Smartcards that are mapped to multiple accounts

          Provide support for Smartcards that are mapped to multiple accounts.

          https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askds/2009/08/10/mapping-one-smartcard-certificate-to-multiple-accounts/

          Because as IT-Guy i dont want 2 cards ... one for my daily work and on for my administrative work. With the Windows Credential Providers this works like a charme

          6 votes
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          • Safeguard 8 Managed Client Enhancement request for SafeGuard to disallow “suspension” of BitLocker on client.

            Safeguard 8 Managed Client Enhancement request for SafeGuard to disallow “suspension” of BitLocker on client.

            the FDE capability are primarily governed by the following requirements:

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            Maintain or improve existing security posture of the Windows 7 platform

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            Ensure end users cannot suspend/remove installed security controls

            As our current FDE solution in the Windows 7 environment prevents end users from suspending/removing full disk encryption provided by Sophos Safeguard 7.x, we are looking to preserve the same level of security in
            our upcoming Windows 10 platform

            3 votes
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            • Bitlocker - Capture Encryption Start Event - 3503

              When SafeGuard manages a Bitlocker full disk encryption device, event code 3503 - Sector-based initial encryption of drive 'X:' started" should be captured in the Event log of the Safeguard Management console.

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              • Allow administrators to configure alert settings

                Really need to have the ability to manage alerting from the Sophos Central console.

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                  0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Please add YubiKey to the supported smartcards

                  Could you please add YubiKeys to your supported smartcards as it's a convient smartcard with multiple use cases. e.g. certificate based user authentication, otp functionality, code signing

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                    4 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Safeguard 8.0 collect addition inventory information 'MAC' address of client machines to help identify in addition to hos

                    Safeguard 8.0 Feature request to collect addition inventory information 'MAC' address of client machines to help identify in addition to host name.

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                      0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • network aware POA

                      Ability to have Network Aware POA on machines (especially BitLocker as there is no user-based POA).

                      Many customers need the ability to disable POA on devices in the office - for example shared machines. If the device is stolen, then POA should be enabled immediately. We are currently working on a 3,000 user company with Call Centre who love what we can do in Win7 but need a comparable approach for BitLocker managed machines.

                      This would apply for Central as well however we have a larger SGN deployment base today so SGN is the most important starting place.

                      18 votes
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                      • logging

                        We need more logging for activities within the console and in the web help desk. It is ludicrous that this has to be requested.

                        Need a log event for when a machine's computer key is recovered. This is a must have as this is needed to maintain non-repudiation. this is Security 101 here guys.

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                        • Include support for preselecting a domain at the Credential Provider

                          Requested by Customer:
                          When an environment is made up of two domains with a federation trust, there is no way to preselect a domain, or force an alias, at the SafeGuard Credential Provider, but at the Windows provider, this can be controlled by a GPO.
                          Ex. There is a trust between domain 1 and domain 2, machines in both domains are presented with their logon domain as "domain" at the provider and have SSO to both domain 1& 2 for applications etc. The names domain 1 & 2 are hidden from the end-user.

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                            0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SGN and Central should support Bitlocker To Go

                            with a migration tool to synchronized encryption

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                              1 comment  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Edit SafeGuard Management Console Computer Entries for Mac

                              When Macs get imported into the SafeGuard Console it takes the Netbios name from (System Preferences -> Network -> Advanced -> WINS -> NetBIOS). Macs often get named through the sharing preference (System Preferences -> Sharing) and often the names will differ especially when using dongle adapters for ethernet. You can set the name by editing /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.smb.server.

                              Even after editing that file, at times, computers get imported into the SafeGuard console and cannot be edited. If they're on VPN while accepting the offer then the name might come in as "asa-vpn-133-455" or "dhcp-144-678". These names cannot be edited and it…

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                              • Need to add IDENTITY FINDER to your list of applicaitons to cotrol

                                Your application control feature is currently seeing Identity Finders "SHREDDING" function as ransomware and throwing false alarms. We have no way to stop the false alarms as identity finder is not listed in the list of applications to control or not control

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                                  0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • SGN - blocking installation of unwanted modules

                                  One of our customer would like to be able to block the installation of modules which have not been purchased.

                                  By default, the xml licence file does contain some default values, and it looks like the installation executable does not check the licence count, as the only count is done at the beginning of Safeguard Management Center.

                                  Customer would like to make sure that it would not be possible to install non purchased modules.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Remove old clients from Management Center via GUI

                                    Customer is asking for the possibility to remove old clients via a GUI window "en bloc" - means that user should get a window with criterias (like last server contact date) to pre-select shown clients and the her should be able to tick mark all clients that should get removed from database.

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                                    • Ubuntu

                                      to allow the encryption and management of Ubuntu workstation as part of SafeGuard Enterprise

                                      3 votes
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                                      • SGN8: application based encryption: prevention of decryption

                                        With SGN8 and application based encryption users also have the possibilty to manually decrypt encrypted files or to create password protected HTML5 containers (which has the same effect) by using the context menue. One of the first questions customers ask us: can I prevent users from doing this?
                                        Actually I can't. So the feature request is: policy based elimination of the possibility to manually decrypt encrypted files to prevent data leakage.

                                        45 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support for Bepo Keyboard layout at boot with Safeguard

                                          One of our platinum customer would like to know, if a support for Bepo Layout (http://www.bepo.fr/ ) could be implemented to be used at boot when using Safeguard engine.

                                          As far as I know, it is not possible with Bitlocker engine, due to the fact that only QWERTY layout can be used. Customer would like to have the possibility to use this BEPO layout for booting with Sophos engine.

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