Sophos Mac Catalina

  

Version 1.5.3

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New features

Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Central Mac Endpoint Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X. Operating systems MacOS 10.15 Catalina. MacOS 10.15 Catalina overview. With the release of macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple has added additional security lock downs to the operating system, including per application disk access lock downs. With Sophos (free or premium) and Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac, a content filter can block access to websites matching unwanted categories. Kaspersky goes beyond that, with content filtering.

  • Resolved an issue with Sophos Central Encryption failing to send the recovery key to Sophos Central. MACDP-462: Resolved an issue in which the recovery key was missing after upgrading to macOS High Sierra. MACDP-726: Resolved an issue with SophosEncryptionD not handling the unexpected output of diskutil information.
  • The permissions will need to be corrected for any computer that upgrades to macOS Catalina or for new Catalina installs. Sophos Encryption: SPSS. SPSS 26 now available and supported on Catalina. SPSS 25 will not be officially supported on Catalina by IBM. Zoom Web Conferencing. Zoom is Catalina supported. Version 4.5.5 (5452.1010).
  • Apple has released macOS version 10.15 (Catalina) on the 11th of October 2019. SafeGuard version 8.20.0 and previous versions of SafeGuard Disk Encryption and File Encryption for Mac, do not support this new Operating System and may not function correctly.

Web server virtual host. This version introduces support for macOS 11 Big Sur.

Version 1.5.2

New features

Added support for Secure Enclave (iMac 2019 and MacBook Air 2019).

Discontinued support for macOS 10.12.x.

Unsupported file system warning messages (for example a Linux partition) are now reported only once in Sophos Central.

We no longer list unsupported file systems when running the command-line tool 'seadmin'.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACDP-854Resolved an issue in which the macOS message 'Enter a password to unlock' doesn't disappear after the same user password is confirmed.
MACDP-847Resolved an issue in which encryption doesn't start when internet connectivity is disabled.
MACDP-845Resolved an issue in which encryption doesn't start automatically until you have signed in again or restarted.

Version 1.5.1

Sophos

New features

This version introduces support for macOS Catalina 10.15.

Version 1.5

New features

You can now rotate the recovery key without needing a password. This applies to macOS 10.14.

Added support for the newly introduced 'Dark Mode' on macOS Mojave 10.14.

Install Sophos On Mac

Added support for Secure Enclave (iMac Pro and new MacBooks).

Added support to encrypt the boot volume only, which is a new policy setting in Sophos Central.

Added a check and a warning if the current user doesn't have a mobile account, which is needed to enable FileVault 2.

Added SDU support to the command-line tool seadmin (SDU information now contains seadmin result).

Resolved issues

Sophos Macbook

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACDP-573Resolved an issue with Sophos Central Encryption failing to send the recovery key to Sophos Central.
MACDP-462Resolved an issue in which the recovery key was missing after upgrading to macOS High Sierra.
MACDP-726Resolved an issue with SophosEncryptionD not handling the unexpected output of diskutil information.