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  1. 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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    • 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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            • Remove old clients from Management Center via GUI

              Customer is asking for the possibility to remove old clients via a GUI window "en bloc" - means that user should get a window with criterias (like last server contact date) to pre-select shown clients and the her should be able to tick mark all clients that should get removed from database.

              5 votes
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              • Allow administrators to configure alert settings

                Really need to have the ability to manage alerting from the Sophos Central console.

                5 votes
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                • Include support for preselecting a domain at the Credential Provider

                  Requested by Customer:
                  When an environment is made up of two domains with a federation trust, there is no way to preselect a domain, or force an alias, at the SafeGuard Credential Provider, but at the Windows provider, this can be controlled by a GPO.
                  Ex. There is a trust between domain 1 and domain 2, machines in both domains are presented with their logon domain as "domain" at the provider and have SSO to both domain 1& 2 for applications etc. The names domain 1 & 2 are hidden from the end-user.

                  4 votes
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                  • Safeguard 8.0 collect addition inventory information 'MAC' address of client machines to help identify in addition to hos

                    Safeguard 8.0 Feature request to collect addition inventory information 'MAC' address of client machines to help identify in addition to host name.

                    3 votes
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                    • Edit SafeGuard Management Console Computer Entries for Mac

                      When Macs get imported into the SafeGuard Console it takes the Netbios name from (System Preferences -> Network -> Advanced -> WINS -> NetBIOS). Macs often get named through the sharing preference (System Preferences -> Sharing) and often the names will differ especially when using dongle adapters for ethernet. You can set the name by editing /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.smb.server.

                      Even after editing that file, at times, computers get imported into the SafeGuard console and cannot be edited. If they're on VPN while accepting the offer then the name might come in as "asa-vpn-133-455" or "dhcp-144-678". These names cannot be edited and it…

                      2 votes
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                      • logging

                        We need more logging for activities within the console and in the web help desk. It is ludicrous that this has to be requested.

                        Need a log event for when a machine's computer key is recovered. This is a must have as this is needed to maintain non-repudiation. this is Security 101 here guys.

                        3 votes
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                        • SGN and Central should support Bitlocker To Go

                          with a migration tool to synchronized encryption

                          7 votes
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                          • Add SGN 8 policy to automatically Decrypt outbound Outlook file attachments

                            SGN 8 Synchronized Encryption requires an add-in to manually specify that outbound attachments should be decrypted, or encrypted with a password, or sent as is, but this is not necessary or desirable if there is already an email encryption system in place. I don't want to have to force my users to decision each attachment with SGN when I already have a better email encryption solution in place. There should be auto-decrypt zones such as "outbound outlook attachments".

                            10 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • SGN - blocking installation of unwanted modules

                              One of our customer would like to be able to block the installation of modules which have not been purchased.

                              By default, the xml licence file does contain some default values, and it looks like the installation executable does not check the licence count, as the only count is done at the beginning of Safeguard Management Center.

                              Customer would like to make sure that it would not be possible to install non purchased modules.

                              4 votes
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                              • 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 →
                                • 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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                                  • Support for Bepo Keyboard layout at boot with Safeguard

                                    One of our platinum customer would like to know, if a support for Bepo Layout (http://www.bepo.fr/ ) could be implemented to be used at boot when using Safeguard engine.

                                    As far as I know, it is not possible with Bitlocker engine, due to the fact that only QWERTY layout can be used. Customer would like to have the possibility to use this BEPO layout for booting with Sophos engine.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      17 votes
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                                      • Add whitelist for data control categories e.g. so we can whitelist test creditcard data which repeatedly causes false positive alerts

                                        We develop payment processing software. On an average day we get several alerts from developers using files with test card data in them. It'd be great if we could load a whitelist of test cards.

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  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 →
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