Sophos recommends that customers always apply the latest version and patches of SafeGuard Enterprise to ensure that they have latest in functionality, performance and security.
The Windows Client Patch 1804 addresses some security issues with SafeGuard Enterprise Client 8.0 and 8.0.4, which theoretically could be used to obtain local privilege escalations.
For more information, refer to Windows Client Patch 1804 for SafeGuard products.
Additionally the following issues have been fixed:
Note that this release also includes the SGN 8.0.4 Windows Client Hotfix Rollup Patch.
We recommend that you install the latest Windows security patches on your clients before installing the SafeGuard client security patch. For clients running Windows 7, you must install all Windows security patches first.
For a complete list and more details, see SafeGuard Enterprise Windows Client Patch 1804 version 8.00.5.
This Windows Client Hotfix Rollup Patch fixes several issues in SafeGuard Enterprise Client 8.0:
We've also improved SafeGuard BitLocker management.
For a complete list and more details see SafeGuard Enterprise Client Hotfix Rollup version 8.00.4.
This version supports OS X 10.11, macOS 10.12, and macOS 10.13.
If you use OS X 10.10 or earlier, please install SafeGuard Enterprise 8.0.1.
The following issues have been fixed:
Other Mac OS X recovery improvements have been made.
SafeGuard Enterprise 8.0 introduces the new “Synchronized Encryption” module for Windows and OS X:
Before you install SafeGuard Enterprise, make sure that your system meets the minimum system requirements.
Visit our SafeGuard release information site with comprehensive compatibility tables, supported third-party hardware and software, as well as a SafeGuard release history at: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/112776.aspx.
Check the compatibility of this SafeGuard Enterprise release with previous releases and modules:
Find out about:
Check the keyboard layouts that are supported in Power-on Authentication:
Check the tokens and smartcards that are supported by SafeGuard Enterprise:
Note that the use of the necessary token/smartcard middleware for the standard operating system requires a license agreement with the respective middleware manufacturer. For information on where to obtain the licenses, see:
Check the compatibility of SafeGuard Enterprise with commercial anti-virus software that has been successfully tested with this release: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/122335.aspx.
For a first-time installation, we recommend that you use the SafeGuard Enterprise Install Advisor tool. It will guide you through the installation process. You can find it in your product delivery.
Check the known issues for this SafeGuard Enterprise release, since incorrect configuration of certain options may cause unexpected behavior: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/122335.aspx.
You can find technical support for Sophos products in any of these ways:
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