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Data Protection

Suggest, discuss, and vote on new ideas for Sophos Data Protection products. Protecting your data, wherever it goes.

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  1. AD Sync check

    Our customer had an issue recently, with the SGN console not able to push the AD modifications to the SQL database ; as a consequence, all the users went out of the domain, and were not having the regular policy. Customer found the root cause of this issue, which is the adding of a domain in self-reg, with the Netbios name "XX" (existing one), followed with the renaming of the correct one. We know that this action is not done by our APIs, which are only getting the information.

    In order to no longer have this situation reproduced (it happened…

    11 votes
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  2. Include Computername in Challenge/Response

    A Platinum Customer wants to include the hostname in the Challenge/Response to make sure that Response Codes fits to the machine.

    The reason is described in sophtrac case 5777475.

    1 vote
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  3. Display failed login attempts after SG CP authentication

    After user authenticates through SG CP, a Windows GPO can trigger a display of the last successful and unsuccessful login attempts. The SG CP shows the successful attempts correct, but has a count of zero for correct logins. Displaying this information works correct when Windows CP is used. The information is stored in the OS but the SG CP doesn't appear to pull the failed amount correct.

    1 vote
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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.

    1 vote
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  7. 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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  8. 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)

    3 votes
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  9. 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

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Sophos Central Disk Encryption: Need to be able to select which partitions on Windows and Mac get encrypted

    Sophos Central Disk Encryption: Need to be able to select which partitions on Windows and Mac devices alike so that all drives are not always encrypted be default.

    On Windows machines, some come from the factory woth recovery partition software. Encrypting these partitions creates a problem for using the recovery options from a post BIOS boot.

    On Macs, some devices may have multiple partitions for a variety of reasons. Decrypting them is not done automatically when the primary is decrypted and requires it be a manual process.

    Giving the choice adds to the flexibility and benefit of feature flexibility

    2 votes
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  12. 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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  13. password

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

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  14. 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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  16. 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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  17. Block recepient address in SMTP proxy

    The option is required to block recipient email address in SMTP proxy to block users sending to their personal email accounts or to control recipient address if users are sending email to resigned employees by mistakenly.

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  18. 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 HKEYLOCALMACHINE\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…

    17 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Update Port Auditor

    The Port Auditor 3.4 is out of date. Please Update to support current OS

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