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  1. Gold Image Deployment

    Support deployment via a 'Gold Image' for use within a Citrix XenDesktop persistent or non-persistent desktop environment. Similar to the methods used with other Sophos products such as EndPoint - https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/120560

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      0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • virtualbox

      Please add back support for cliënt installations on Virtualization platforms, as of now customers with a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure are unable to use Safeguard v8.1, ESX(i) and Hyper-V are not supported. I use Virtualbox to test set-ups and give demonstrations.

      https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/132189
      Virtualization platform support.
      The SafeGuard Client only supports VMware Workstation and Player as virtualization platform. All other platforms like VMware ESX/ESXi Server, Microsoft Virtual PC, Microsoft Hyper-V are not supported. VirtualBox is incompatible with SafeGuard 8.1 and might cause BSODs (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL).

      6 votes
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        1 comment  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Filestream Google

        Although Google Drive Encryption files is supported by Sophos, FileStream it is not. It would liberate resources from computer as it is not mandatory to have files downloaded. As Safe Guard 8.1 encrypts files in local it doesn't work with this cloud resource.
        Dropbox has a similar resource.

        23 votes
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          0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Filestream Google

          Although Google Drive Encryption files is supported by Sophos, FileStream it is not. It would liberate resources from computer as it is not mandatory to have files downloaded. As Safe Guard 8.1 encrypts files in local it doesn't work with this cloud resource.
          Dropbox has a similar resource.

          10 votes
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            0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Safeguard HTML Wrapper Branding

            Add the ability to brand the HTML wrapper file when using the option to 'create password protected file'.

            At least being able to add/change a company logo to replace the default Sophos logo maybe with 'powered by Sophos Safeguard' or similar. This would give recipients more 'confidence' that the attached HTML file was genuinely from the user at their company and the attachment hasn't been 'compromised'.

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              0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide SGPortable without File Encrytpion Modules DX or CS

              Providing SGPortable without Data Exchange or Cloud Storage would enable 3rd Party Users to read encrypted files provided by SGN-Users without using Outlook-Plugin (in addition to the ideas of SyncEnc Appication Wildcards and Keygeneration with passphrase in SGN MC)

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                0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • SGN Synchronized Encryption: Enable wildcards for "any application"

                With the ability to user wildcards for "any application" it would be possible to combine
                - Synchronized encryption for the company
                - Full File Encryption for certain paths

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                  0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • SGN File Encryption: Generate Keys with Passphrase in Management Center

                  To generate Keys with passphrase it is necessary to create them on a client an sync them into the management before using them in a policy.
                  It would be easier and ore intuitive for admins to create them with passphrase in the management center.

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                    0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Application Based File Encryption: Generic corruption message for encrypted files

                    For application based file encryption, if a user manually encrypts a file that is not specified within the policy as a designated file type that is automatically encrypted, the user can not view the encrypted data. Sophos GES informed me that the product is designed to function this way, which makes no sense. I recommend giving the user ability to not only encrypt any file they choose, but also be able to open/read the file. My second complaint is that if the file is encrypted but not a designated file type within the policy, the user will get a generic…

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                      0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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 →
                        • HTML wrapper improvements

                          Hi,

                          I have a couple of feature request that should be consired implemented in the future with more and more customers embracing encryption on the fly.

                          Feature request:

                          1. Customisable HTMLWrapper template
                          More customers is requesting changing the logo on the template for the HTML5 wrapper. I looked trough the code to see if I could modify this myself, but the images/logos was hardcoded and a would rather not change anything in the code for security reasons.

                          2. The possibility to launch and decrypt the HTML5 wrapper from smartphones and tablets. I know this not a missing feature from sophos…

                          6 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make available a simple, free utility for Mac users to decrypt SafeGuard files created on a Windows system.

                            Make available a simple, free utility for Mac users to decrypt SafeGuard files created on a Windows system. If such a utility exists, inform the Sophos chat agents.

                            Rather than have to set up a Windows VM for the express purpose of decrypting files, it would be awfully nice if there was a handy macOS utility one could use in place of the SGPortable.exe file that accompanies the media encrypted with the Windows SafeGuard products.

                            7 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  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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                                6 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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.

                                48 votes
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                                  5 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 802.1x authentication

                                  Support for 802.1x authentication used mainly when connected to Wifi

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                                    0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • disable option decipher file from policies

                                    disable option decipher file from policies to avoid from certain group users decipher files to send or change location but they can work with them.

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                                      0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • SGFE for Mac - policy vs. interface

                                      Some attention to the interface would seem necessary to address perceived "shortcomings" in the product regarding external media (thumb drives...)
                                      Background:
                                      Policy set to always encrypt. Dialog box pops up asking if user wants to encrypt.
                                      Currently:
                                      No encryption takes place until the dialog box is addressed even though policy is to always encrypt.
                                      This leaves a window of opportunity for the user to not encrypt the drive/data. Arguably that is nice, in the event the drive is not yours, and it would be problematic to encrypt data on a drive that is from a user outside of the organization... …

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