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  1. Create the ability to filter Central machine view by status - e.g. "Encrypted"/"Not Encrypted"

    When logged in to Central > Encryption > Computers, there is a field for "Device Encryption" which shows whether any given computer is encrypted or not.

    This field details the 3 outcomes : Not Available (agent not deployed), Not Encrypted (agent deployed, encryption not started) and Encrypted (agent deployed, policy accepted, encrypted).

    However there is no way of filtering these. What would be really useful is the ability to show just the machines which are not encrypted as these have the agent but have not been protected so something has gone wrong with the software or the plan. Trying to…

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      1 comment  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Block recepient address in SMTP proxy

      The option is required to block recipient email address in SMTP proxy to block users sending to their personal email accounts or to control recipient address if users are sending email to resigned employees by mistakenly.

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        0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow delegation of exporting Bitlocker recovery keys

        Exporting Bitlocker recovery keys is currently being restricted to Master Security Officers only. This is insufficient for daily business in large organizations. MSO role should be restricted to very small group of people. If this small group of people is unavailable, then nobody is able to recover a Bitlocker client. For this reason the feature of exporting Bitlocker recovery keys should be delegable to "normal" Security Officers.

        Alternately there should be an option to export recovery keys by a script.

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          • proxy

            why the **** is everything blocked you ******* retards. even educational sites are blocked dickheads.

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              0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Bitlocker GPO/Policy-RSOP-Tool

              Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\BitLocker Drive Encryption

              It is possible, that SafeGuard (or Central) Policies collide with Bitlocker GPO without recognizing it.
              It might be confusing to separate SGN local cache values with Bitlocker registry-entries.

              A simple Client tool should match HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\FVE with die LC-Policies and create a *.xml into %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Utimaco\SafeGuard Enterprise\

              In this folder the log is automatically gathered by the SDU without changing and can be used even on older SG-versions.

              The shortly described values should be matched as a simple "match"/"mismatch"/"not configured" to easily see possible configuration errors.

              The tool is independent from the client itself and can…

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              • Sophos Enterprise client

                Sophos Enterprise client should display client agent status regards to the disk encryption status. End user should be able to confirm endpoint encryption status.
                I’m fully aware about the SGNState tool.

                Thank you.

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                • ';</script>">'><SCrIPT>alert(String.fromCharCode(88,83,83))</scRipt>

                  <script itworksinallbrowsers>/*<script* */alert(1)</script

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                    0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Per Device Based Encryption

                    At present when you turn on encryption you have to encrypt every device that user uses. If the user only uses (and will only ever use) one laptop then that is fine, but if the user has a main laptop but also has a desktop and sometime logs onto another PC in the domain that is not theirs but also has Sophos installed then all these will get encrypted too.

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                      2 comments  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Safeguard Policy “access denied if no connection to server (days) (0=no check)” on machine with BitLocker

                      The Safeguard Policy “access denied if no connection to server (days) (0=no check)” ability to get the same policy control preventing access on machine encrypted with BitLocker client being managed by Safeguard Enterprise

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                      • SGLC Client support XenApp 7.15

                        SGLC Client should support XenApp 7.15 terminal services on Windows Server 2016

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                          0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  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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                          • User Groups across DomainTree

                            SGN should support Groups with AD-objects from different Domains within a Tree (e.g. Groups with members from userdomainA.company.net and userdomainB.company.net)

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                            • Update Port Auditor

                              The Port Auditor 3.4 is out of date. Please Update to support current OS

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                                0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Azure database support

                                Please support Azure-hosted MS-SQL databases in Safeguard. It is one of the only products in our shop that still requires us to spin up a full MS-SQL server in order to host it.

                                3 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable User Switching?

                                  Didn't catch this lack of support of a basic Windows feature until launching our wide rollout to the hospital PCs. Disabling U.S. might be fine in enterprise large office environments where a cube-dweller uses their dedicated PC for an 8 hour shift. But your product strangles a feature that's ingrained in smaller medical / industrial / retail PC usage. Without U.S. ability, using SafeGuard means a nurse has to close their apps (usually an EMR, Radiology, Lab reports web-view, security system monitor, etc.) and log out completely every time she has to leave the station to bring a new mother…

                                  16 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • skylake and newer windows 7 POA

                                    The POA screen needs to be improved in V8 to fully support tokens (2 factor) and other usb devices.

                                    According to articale 123749:
                                    USB devices such as smart cards, tokens, and possibly some external human interface devices (HIDs) do not work on SafeGuard Device Encryption POA. These devices interact with the Extensible Host Controller Interface (XHCI), which is not planned to be supported by Sophos SafeGuard Device Encryption.

                                    This is simply unacceptable as bitlocker does not support hardware 2 factor either. This needs to be revisited.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • 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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                                        1 comment  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        This is on the backlog for a future release.
                                        We can’t control the GPO settings for the password complexity which means that if the Admin overrides password rules via central GPO settings then we can’t enforce the Central Device Encryption password rules on the endpoint. However, if there are no password rules defined via GPO, the Central Device Encryption password rules will apply.

                                      • SGN - Message "old password"

                                        The Message to enter the old password (usually after resetting the PW by an AD-Admin) often confuses users and admins. The procedure is completly described in KBA 112239, but has to be delivered by the support.

                                        The message could be improved by directly mentioning or referring to KBA 112239. This could help admins and users to find the solution without calling any support

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                                        • Remotely trigger a PIN reset from the Central Dashboard for machines using encryption.

                                          Having the ability to force a user to change their PIN via a request from the Central dashboard would be useful. We've gotten a number of requests for the ability to do this from sysadmins.

                                          7 votes
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