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  1. SGLC Client support XenApp 7.15

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

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  2. 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

    37 votes
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    6 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise File Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    32 votes
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  4. Enable Destination Exclusions in Data Loss Prevention Policy Control Panel

    I want to be able to use the Data loss prevention feature in Sophos Cloud Enpoint Protection.

    Problem is, we are unable to use it as when enabled, it also blocks us uploading files to our internal intranet sites via IE. I can see no way of setting destination exclusions for the data loss prevention feature. Which basically truns a potentially amazing feature into an unusable technical tease.

    My suggestion is to add destination exclusions to the Data Loss Prenetion Policy. It should allow file transfer exclusions for internal addresses and allow manual destination exclusions. i.e. Blocks transfers via WeTransfer…

    4 votes
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  5. Ubuntu

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

    13 votes
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  6. Data discovery

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in
    data privacy regulation. We need to answer the question "where is PII data" to protect. It would be great if we could identify where PII data is by using Sophos.

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    What’s being requested here sounds like a data at rest feature, this is a lot different from what we have today, we don’t currently have any plan to add this type of feature in our products. We are looking at GDPR and the current DLP feature to see what we would need to do to be able to support the GDPR requirements from a data in motion aspect.

  7. Remove SGN Credential Provider dependency

    Remove the dependency of the SGN Credential Providers and use the Windows standard Providers for Authenticating Users with and without smartcards.
    So the Software is more standard compliant and many problems are solved.

    3 votes
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  8. Windows Lockscreen Configuration

    At the moment it is not possible to configure the windows 10 locksreen if Safeguad is installed.
    Please make it possible to let the admin choose if it is possible or not.
    Best would be to configure it via Windos GPO. To configure it via Safeguard policy would be an alternative way.

    22 votes
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  9. 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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  10. Data Control option to scan only when uploading not while downloading

    Data Control scans files both when downloading and uploading files to the web which is crazy...

    Well it's fair enough to have the option.

    Data Control can take ages to scan files...

    I think there should be a setting within the policies to only scan in one direction up, down of both.

    We use it as data loss prevention software to log sensitive going out the building, it grinds on our process when scanning every downloaded file.

    Thanks.

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  11. SGN Installer should always log with extended msi-logging

    The SafeGuard client installers should log every installation and uninstallation with the paramter /L*vx to a documented folder.
    In case of error and/or compatibility issues the behaviour would be logged.

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  12. SGN Installer should always log with extended msi-logging

    The SafeGuard client installers should log every installation and uninstallation with the paramter /L*vx to a documented folder.
    In case of error and/or compatibility issues the behaviour would be logged.

    3 votes
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  13. 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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  14. encrypt zip file

    Sophos DLP can not block .zip files with password.
    Blocking works only for passwords placed directly on files, such as .xls or .doc, but if the file is without a password and the password is put into compression, the tool can not recognize and lock the file.
    With this it is possible to leak information, causing a large breach in data security.

    2 votes
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  15. DLP for Mac

    According to support, DPL policies do not work on Macs. I tested it and unfortunately, they are correct. This is a great feature and needs to be rolled out to Macs.

    9 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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.

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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