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  1. 1. Sophos Update — Sept. 2008 Ian Atkin (ian.atkin@ict.ox.ac.uk) Bridget Lewis (bridget.lewis@ict.ox.ac.uk)
  2. 2. Staff Changes <ul><li>James Partridge moved to OUCS to work full time on OS X </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Support Team will continue to manage the Sophos distribution for OUCS </li></ul><ul><li>No change to support routes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Licence Renewal <ul><li>Renewed to 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Endpoint Security and Control </li></ul><ul><li>Email Security and Control </li></ul><ul><li>Additional components now included </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On the next 3 slides, look for </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Endpoint Security and Control <ul><li>Sophos Anti-Virus </li></ul><ul><li>Sophos Client Firewall </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Console 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Role based administration tools add-on </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Access Control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not Advanced version </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sophos Mobile Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various Windows Mobile Editions </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Windows Mobile Security <ul><li>Investigating possibility of providing preconfigured versions using personal and University credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Various versions of Windows Mobile supported </li></ul>
  6. 6. Email Security and Control <ul><li>PureMessage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antivirus and antispam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PureMessage for Exchange 2000/2003 and 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotfix may be required (see references) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.0.2 recently released (includes various fixes and support for 2008) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PureMessage for Notes Domino R6.5 and R7 </li></ul>© Matthew W. Jackson
  7. 7. Sophos AV for Windows 2000+ <ul><li>Automatic update to v7.6 end September </li></ul><ul><li>Requires reboot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AV protection maintained even if not rebooted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anti-rootkit functionality included </li></ul><ul><li>Browser scanning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IE 6 & 7 Add-on (Browser Helper Object) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blocking of malicious content </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Did you know…? <ul><li>Device management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Block use of bluetooth, infrared, wireless, removable devices, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Block unwanted applications using signatures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. KaZaA, Doom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Via Enterprise Console policies </li></ul>
  9. 9. ftp Access and Unzip Password <ul><li>Authorised ftp access to micros.oucs.ox.ac.uk withdrawn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesday 3 September </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logs show very little access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unzip password on Windows client (personal edition) has gone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With 2008/9 version </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Credentials Change <ul><li>Affects standalone personal versions only </li></ul><ul><li>Aiming to expire old credentials 4 November </li></ul><ul><li>New versions available from Registration as of Wednesday 10 September </li></ul><ul><li>Emailing users in October </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registered users only; excluding new users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Minor updates to web pages </li></ul>
  11. 11. Credentials <ul><li>New credentials start em51 (valid now to November 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Old credentials start em69 (expire November 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Anything else is probably University or local update location (or very old) </li></ul><ul><li>Details in wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https:// wiki.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itss/Sophos </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Useful links <ul><li>OUCS Main information page for ITSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/viruses/itss/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overview of products; main known issues; support routes; Sophos technical alerts RSS feed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sophos downloads page for ITSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://downloads.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itss/ictst/sophos/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credentials via Registration — https:// register.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itssindex </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sophos downloads for personal editions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via Registration — https:// register.oucs.ox.ac.uk / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wiki page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://wiki.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itss/Sophos </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. References <ul><li>v7.6 Upgrade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/44593.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://sophos.com/products/free-tools/sophos-anti-rootkit.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Device & application management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://sophos.com/security/sophoslabs/device-control.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://sophos.com/security/sophoslabs/application-control.html </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. References <ul><li>PureMessage for Exchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hotfix — http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/31441.html </li></ul></ul>

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