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Data Protection

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  1. Record the user's file operation details those associated with a peripheral

    We need more event logging information to show the user's file operation details associated with a peripheral. This is very very useful for generating data leakage evidence reports.

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  2. Safeguard - Feature idea - User defined key when using device Password

    Hello,

    I want to share a feature idea for Sophos Safeguard.

    When encrypting a removable device like a USB stick, there is an option to set the key which is used to encrypt the data. This option only works when you don’t set media passphrases. If you define a passphrase for the USB Stick the users key gets used. I would like to request that both options in combination still work.

    To describe the scenario. An employee has a USB drive and encrypts this device then everyone else in the company should be able to access this data without the…

    3 votes
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  3. outlook domain inclusion list

    In addition to the Outlook add-in "Always ask how to proceed with attached file" policy exclusion list, I'd like to see an inclusion list. For most of our clients, we handle data that doesn't need to be secured. There are a few domains for financial institutions and other organizations where we do tend to handle more sensitive data for. I'd love to have "always ask" on for just those domains we need to be more secure with.

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  4. RDP data transfer

    Can we include restricting and monitoring data movement between RDP connections and local system using DLP

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  5. Data Loss Prevention Events Logs

    İt should be possible to view data loss prevention events logs for 1 year or more with policy. It can be viewed last 90 days for now. It is not enough. If it increases , it will make it useful.

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  6. FastUserSwithing no longer works after uninstall

    once uninstalled, SGN does not restore the functionality that was initially activated on the workstation (nor even warns the admin that the workstation will not be returned to its initial state): FastUserSwithing no longer works

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  7. web user option to ask administrator to allow permission to access a website or category

    web user option to ask administrator to allow permission to access a website or category.

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  8. Linux full Disk Encryption

    Hi,

    It will be nice to have full disk encryption for Linux RedHat, Centos and Ubuntu. Especially these days when government require encryption on their machine. These distributuins are the most used

    Unlike Luks encryption, users should not need to decrypt the disk with a pass code before logging with their domain name.

    Encryption should be controlled from one central point

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  9. Using Sophos Encryption with DLP

    Per support it is apparently a bug to run Sophos encryption with DLP at this time:

    https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/120861

    We have rolled out encryption in phase one and was intending to implement DLP in phase two. All attempts to use DLP in our pilot program leads to everything being blocked due to encryption.

    This post is to simply track the progress of the bug fix release to allow both solutions to work together.

    2 votes
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  10. Disk encryption in other ways

    Unfortunately, there is currently no way to automatically authorize company notebooks if they are on the company network. No matter whether with or without TPM.
    Furthermore, there is no way to assign the encryption password Central, so that not every user can enter their own.
    Unfortunately, there is also no way to create central sticks that are required for encryption.
    Windows offers these options with Bitlocker, but it is not yet centrally supported by Sophos Device Encryption.

    4 votes
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  11. Exception of a DLP case

    If you have a key file that is not read directly via Explorer, it is simply blocked and there is no possibility of including it in the exceptions unless you deactivate the DLP on the client concerned. Of course, this is a bit of a hassle for companies.
    We discovered the problem at Starmoney. A file is created there, without which it is not possible to open Starmoney. Bad if this is then blocked by the DLP.
    According to the support, I should then deactivate the DLP and work in Starmoney and then reactivate it, which of course is not…

    3 votes
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  12. Ability to block file transfer via gmail with DLP - ( Data loss prevention ) feature

    As one of the requirements of the Security Department We would like to Implement
    DLP - Data Loss Prevention via Gmail. That means blocking the transfer of files with a defining characteristic via Gmail. In That way when a user will attach such a file in order to transfer it to any mail destination Sophos will worn and ask permission to do it or just block it without any question.

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  13. Amazon Workspaces environment needs Sophos SafeGuard Client

    More of our employees and contractors are using laptops remotely and we are creating Amazon workspaces for them to remote into so they are on the company network. Sophos SafeGuard Client does not install on workspaces as the environment is Server 2016 and Server 2012 emulating Windows 10 or Windows 7 for the user. Without the install, the users are not able to access any file shares that are encrypted on the network. This is the only service that is needed. We don't need to encrypt the workspace drive. This is preventing remote staff from working. The remote laptops cannot…

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  14. create the password-protected file with the expiry date

    I got a lot of requests that Sophos should has this feature.

    while creating the password-protected file, Sophos should have the ability to set the expiry date in order to protect the file that sending out of the office.

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  15. Rule Configuration

    When creating a rule you should be able to select who recieve the email alerts. Either as an individual or to a Distribution Group. Currently you either get all or nothing through the global settings, this should be added as a feature when defining the rule as to who recieves the alerts

    3 votes
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  16. DLP Scan Clipboard and Email

    It would be great if DLP could scan the clipboard, and in and outbound email for text matching the bank details profile.

    At the moment it only scans files containing card data, I would like to see it cover a more broad number of scenarios.

    We have found that users would be more likely to write or copy card details into the body of an email, then they are to go to the lengths of creating a file, adding the details, saving the file, and emailing it.

    Thanks

    6 votes
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  17. Like to see incorporated

    SafeGuard Portable needs to have the additional option to "permanently" decrypt files in addition to the "one way" feature which re-encrypts the file after exiting the program.
    Not having this feature is a real annoyance especially files on the hard drive. Currently have to take several steps in addition after "decrypting" a file(s) by either copying/moving to another directory or re-naming the current directory. I know that I'm not the only one who has made this request to see this feature incorporated. McAfee does the same thing & the fact both McAfee & SafeGuard fail to mention or warn users…

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  18. The ability to encrypt all connected drives (USB, etc...), not just the local drive.

    I need to be able to encrypt all USB drives that get connected to our systems. We have a lot of users who backup up to external drives, which could easily be stolen. Also need to encrypt any usb flash drives that are being used as well. This is a high priority.

    9 votes
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  19. UEFI and Secure Boot compatible PCs/Operating Systems prevents Data Control from working

    Please increase development effort on the re-engineering of DLP so it does not use the AppInit_DLLs and therefore can have Secure Boot enabled.

    Microsoft post in May 2018:

    The AppInitDLLs mechanism is not a recommended approach for legitimate applications because it can lead to system deadlocks and performance problems.
    The AppInit
    DLLs mechanism is disabled by default when secure boot is enabled.
    Using AppInit_DLLs in a Windows 8 desktop app is a Windows desktop app certification failure.

    9 votes
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  20. Webhelpdesk new recover type "Bitlocker recovery key ID"

    It is a SGN MC recovery feature and should also be available via Webhelpdesk.

    3 votes
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