Sophos Mobile Encryption 1.3 for iOS release notes

New in this release

Google Drive
Sophos Mobile Encryption now supports Google Drive as cloud storage provider.

Generic WebDAV
SME can now be used to access storage providers that provide a WebDAV interface.

Hardware Requirements

Sophos Mobile Encryption runs on the following platforms:

Software Requirements

Compatible devices have to run Apple iOS 5.x or iOS 6.x

Other Issues

Dropbox Authentication
Once successfully linked to a Dropbox account, no more password input is required to get access to the files in the linked Dropbox. Even if the password for this Dropbox account is changed on another system or via the Dropbox web site, presenting this new password is not required on any of the linked system nor do these systems have to be linked again. In case access to the Dropbox has to be withdrawn reliably (e.g. because a mobile device is lost), the device should be un-linked from the given Dropbox account via the Dropbox web site and thus be no longer allowed to access the data.

File Sync
Files stored on the mobile device are updated automatically whenever modified in the cloud. Some file attributes like the file size and modification date are used to detect any changes. In case a previously encrypted file is encrypted using a different key, the file will not be synced to the client. Reason is, that the content of the file remains unchanged, as well as the file's attributes and therefore a sync is not triggered.

Technical support

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