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  1. Ability to setup reports in the GUI of Safeguard Enterprise

    As far as I've researched there isn't any way of producing reports on Safeguard Enterprise and the client computers outside of using the SQL Management Studio with SQL scripts. Especially if the encryption had failed on a laptop or finding out about suspicious activity with a user having multiple failed logons, I feel having no ability to automatically find out this information can feel like a problem on a security end.

    Therefore, I would like to suggest the ability to set up some granular reporting on the GUI side for reporting events of interest and also setup email on a…

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    • Move Recovery Button

      Please move the recovery button a bit further from the OK button. UX principles would suggest that such a radically different function should not be close enough to the OK button such that an accidental click renders the system in a temporarily unusable state. OK/Clear/Recovery/Restart or something like that would be better to give a buffer for those of us with fat fingers and itchy mouse triggers.

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      • URGENT - Prevent SGN to Change AD Password

        When a network user logon to a computer with SGN installed and the user´s password is expired, SGN requests a password change.

        SGN must have a way to disable this feature, preventing request a new password to network users when company uses a external Password Manager.

        9 votes
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        • Ability to change the Windows 7 lock screen account picture

          Currently in Safeguard Management Center there are options available to change the background and logon image used at the POA, but no options to change the Windows account picture to say something more personalised for a company for example and it the program overrides whatever Windows 7 has it currently set to. It would be a nice touch if it was possible to have this ability added into Safeguard in some way, if possible please.

          7 votes
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          • Allow Mass Verification of Key Presence in SGN Database

            There should be a process, field, alert, literally ANYTHING that allows us to check, en masse, the presence of a valid recovery key. The only way to make sure that a valid key exists is to check the machines manually.

            We have had issues with Surfaces, where the key becomes corrupted or lost or something, and we don't realize there is a problem until we have to actually do a recovery.

            Other products have an alert or something that says when a client is in a state that isn't optimal. SGN does not. It should be easy to query the…

            11 votes
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            • password

              Allow SafeGuard Enterprise to use credential providers for Third-party password filter software.

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              • 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

                8 votes
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                • 4 votes
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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.

                    7 votes
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                    • 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…

                      17 votes
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                      • 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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                          • 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.

                            6 votes
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                            • Trigger a PIN reset for a specific machine from the SafeGuard Management Center

                              On-premise SafeGuard Enterprise customers have been requesting the ability to remotely trigger a PIN reset for specific machines.

                              A context menu item via right-clicking a Machine Object in the Management Center triggering a PIN reset the next time the SafeGuard client syncs would be the best implementation for this feature.

                              8 votes
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                              • 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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                                • 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

                                  7 votes
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                                  • 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.

                                    26 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.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Ubuntu

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

                                        10 votes
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                                        • 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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