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  1. 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 →
  2. Implement prominent messages for the use of non-primary Bitlocker Protectors

    In case of an incorrect TPM-initialization, clients try to use the fallback protector.
    It is possible to use "password" as fallback and a GPO that encrypts the machine without TPM.

    In this scenario users will use a non-TPM protected machine without knowing (average users see no difference between pin an numeric-4-letter-password).

    Clients should inform the user or the SO via Management Center, that Fallback Protector is used and primary Protector wasn't used at all.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Sophos Central Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In Central Device Encryption we create an alert if the TPM cannot be initialized properly and do not automatically fallback from TPM + PIN to e.g. a password protector. The automatic fallback happens only if the TPM is not enabled in the BIOS and therefore we don’t know that there is a TPM existing. Nowadays almost all systems come with the TPM enabled in the BIOS.

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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…

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  11. 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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    0 comments  ·  SafeGuard Enterprise Full Disk Encryption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. SGN and Central should support Bitlocker To Go

    with a migration tool to synchronized encryption

    7 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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.

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  18. 802.1x authentication

    Support for 802.1x authentication used mainly when connected to Wifi

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  19. 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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  20. Currently Single Sign-on caches the Windows credentials indefinitely.

    If a user logs into a machine with Single Sign-on enabled, SafeGuard's POA caches the credentials of the user and does not clear them. This leads to the possibility that a user could log into POA, walk away to get coffee, and, if delayed, could have a different user log into Windows with their cached credentials. This would allow the secondary user access to network and local resources that could be blocked normally including sensitive/private/classified data.

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