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Data Protection

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  1. Sophos is coded to filter out nFront Password Filter provider. Can Sophos allow nFront provider to pass through? email to PLAY@XFCU.ORG

    Sophos is coded to filter out nFront Password Filter provider. Can Sophos allow nFront provider to pass through so nFront password filter will work? email to PLAY@XFCU.ORG

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  2. Sophos Central - Manage Endpoint Software: Add ability to remove any/all Sophos software from a computer from the Central Management Console

    Sophos Central - Manage Endpoint Software: Add ability to remove any/all Sophos software from a computer from the Central Management Console.

    This should include just Central Encryption Components as well.

    Many MSPs want the ability to remove their management for their customers and this would include all traces or a managed software solution. This is a very common request among MSPs and their automation facilities and tools that they use to manage and deploy software to customer computers.

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  3. 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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  4. Enable User Switching?

    Didn't catch this lack of support of a basic Windows feature until launching our wide rollout to the hospital PCs. Disabling U.S. might be fine in enterprise large office environments where a cube-dweller uses their dedicated PC for an 8 hour shift. But your product strangles a feature that's ingrained in smaller medical / industrial / retail PC usage. Without U.S. ability, using SafeGuard means a nurse has to close their apps (usually an EMR, Radiology, Lab reports web-view, security system monitor, etc.) and log out completely every time she has to leave the station to bring a new mother…

    39 votes
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  5. Define Password Complexity from Central

    Please add some more Bitlocker configuration possibilities, like the option to configure the password complexity, as described here:
    http://windowsitpro.com/security/q-how-can-i-set-password-complexity-removable-bitlocker-protected-devices

    36 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Robert Zeh responded

    This is on the backlog for a future release.
    We can’t control the GPO settings for the password complexity which means that if the Admin overrides password rules via central GPO settings then we can’t enforce the Central Device Encryption password rules on the endpoint. However, if there are no password rules defined via GPO, the Central Device Encryption password rules will apply.

  6. Reflexion - Notify domain owner when email address placed on BadMail list

    Recently, one of my outgoing email addresses was placed on your Badmail list. I didn't know for two days so I had two days of email that was supposed to go to my customers that failed and won't be retried. Being notified that it was placed on the Badmail list would be much appreciated!

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  7. Allow delegation of exporting Bitlocker recovery keys

    Exporting Bitlocker recovery keys is currently being restricted to Master Security Officers only. This is insufficient for daily business in large organizations. MSO role should be restricted to very small group of people. If this small group of people is unavailable, then nobody is able to recover a Bitlocker client. For this reason the feature of exporting Bitlocker recovery keys should be delegable to "normal" Security Officers.

    Alternately there should be an option to export recovery keys by a script.

    4 votes
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  8. Azure database support

    Please support Azure-hosted MS-SQL databases in Safeguard. It is one of the only products in our shop that still requires us to spin up a full MS-SQL server in order to host it.

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  9. Official support for VMWare Horizon (former VMWare VDI)

    Customer switch its desktop environment to VDI environment. They need official support for this VDI platform.

    16 votes
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  10. SGLC Client support XenApp 7.15

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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    0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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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  18. Ubuntu

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

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  19. 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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  20. 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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    0 comments  ·  New Data Protection Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

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