In order to add extra security to our company’s Sophos Endpoint (Anti Virus) Update proceedings I was going to change Primary update source to URL like described in the following link.
Nevertheless according to these two posts from Forum it seems not to be possible to call Update URL using HTTPS
Sending Credentials / Password without encryption is no option for us at all.
Thus it would be really helpful to have UpdateManagement working well with https.
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Randy Bonnette commented
Port 443 should be checked to make sure the endpoints have access to the specific domains mentioned in the article HTTPS update is possible only for the Central managed endpoints. Here're examples of Windows 10 client:
Duplicate request: http://ideas.sophos.com/forums/17359/suggestions/3574477
Tim Stieger commented
Not only this is "not an option", we will report this behavior, transmitting sensitive personal data without encryption, to the office of Prof. Dr. Ronellenfitsch (https://www.datenschutz.hessen.de/) for further investigations...