About these release notes

These are the release notes for Sophos Managed Threat Response for Windows 7 and later, managed by Sophos Central.

The features mentioned in these release notes are only available if you have the appropriate license.

Note You may find that you cannot yet download and use the latest version. This is because Sophos releases the software over a number of days, but publishes the release notes on the first day.

For information about the changes to the Sophos Core Agent, see the Sophos Core Agent release notes.

For information about the changes to Sophos Endpoint Advanced, see the Sophos Endpoint Advanced release notes.

For information about the changes to Sophos Intercept X, see the Sophos Intercept X release notes.

For improvements and new features in the Sophos Central console, see What's new in Sophos Central.

System requirements

This version of Sophos Managed Threat Response is supported on Windows 7 and later.

In addition:

  • Sophos Intercept X must be installed on the endpoint.
  • EDR must be enabled in the Sophos Central Endpoint Threat Protection policy. Under Remediation, ensure that the following settings are turned on:
    • Enable Threat Case creation
    • Allow computers to send data on suspicious files, network events, and admin tool activity to Sophos Central

For a full list of system requirements, see https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/121027.aspx.

Versions

Components

Sophos Managed Threat Response

Windows 7 and later

1.0.1

September 2019

Sophos MTR Endpoint Agent

1.0.1.44

Version 1.0.1

New features

Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR) provides 24/7 threat hunting, detection, and response. It is delivered by an expert team as a fully-managed service. Beyond simply notifying you of attacks or suspicious behavior, the Sophos MTR team initiates actions on your behalf to neutralize even the most sophisticated and complex threats. Two levels of service are available:

  • MTR Standard: Lead-driven Threat Hunting, Adversarial Detections, Activity Reports, Security Health Check.
  • MTR Advanced: MTR Standard features plus Lead-less Threat Hunting, Enhanced Telemetry, Proactive Posture Management, Dedicated Incident Response Lead, Direct Call-in Support, Asset Discovery.

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