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Sophos Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) lets you investigate detected threats (“threat cases”) and search for new threats. It also lets you monitor devices and fix issues remotely. Managed Threat Response. Managed Threat Response (MTR) is a service that warns you. Support for macOS 11 Big Sur. Updated components. The threat detection engine is 3.80.1. Resolved issues. Security improvements. Version 9.10.1 New features. This release contains early access to a version of the endpoint software that supports macOS 11 Big Sur. Updated components. The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.80.1.

Version 9.10.2

New features

Support for macOS 11 Big Sur.

Updated components

The threat detection engine is 3.80.1

Resolved issues

Security improvements.

Version 9.10.1

New features

This release contains early access to a version of the endpoint software that supports macOS 11 Big Sur.

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.80.1.

Version 9.10.0

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.79.0

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-5389Resolved an issue with tabs opening slowly in Google Chrome.

Version 9.9.8

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-4973Resolved blank captive portal.

Version 9.9.7

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-4657Improved device control support for large capacity removable storage devices to ensure that they are blocked after restart.

Version 9.9.6

This release contains performance improvements.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-4493Resolved an intermittent issue where web pages may fail to load.
MACEP-4600Improved memory usage when Threat Case creation is enabled.
MACEP-4602Resolved an issue with modified permissions on the man8 directory when using disk encryption.
MACEP-4606Improved support for macOS 10.15 Catalina when using MDM profiles.

Version 9.9.5

Sophos Big Sur Update

New features

  • This release contains improved support for macOS 10.15 Catalina.
Sophos home big sur

Version 9.9.4 Updated

New features

  • This release contains support for macOS 10.15 Catalina.
  • This release contains security and performance improvements.

Updated components

The threat detection engine version is 3.77.1. For information about the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-4414Resolved an intermittent issue on macOS 10.14 Mojave where the Captive Network Assistant page could fail to load.
MACEP-4410Addressed CVE-2020-10947.

Version 9.8.5

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-4314Resolved an issue in which Sophos Anti-Virus may incorrectly report successful updates as failures.

Version 9.8.4

Sur

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.76.0. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-3604Resolved an issue on macOS 10.14 Mojave that prevented some customers from connecting to Wi-Fi networks that require a captive portal.

Version 9.8.2

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.75.0. For information about the changes to the threat detection engine, see the Sophos Threat Detection Engine release notes.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-3668Resolved a rare kernel panic that can be caused when reading extended file attributes on APFS.
MACEP-3722Installer now provides links to online EULA and Privacy Policy.

Sophos Endpoint Big Sur

Version 9.7.7

This release contains compatibility improvements.

Updated components

The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.74.0.

Resolved issues

Resolved issues for this release.
Issue IDDescription
MACEP-3454Resolved an issue where some systems may hang on boot with certain USB-C devices.

Early access programs let you try out new product features before we release them to all customers.

You can take part in more than one program at the same time.

There are two types of early access program:

  • Open. Anyone can take part.
  • Invitation only. We invite you to take part in the program and send you the code you need for access.
Warning As the product features are in development, they are subject to change.

Join programs

To join programs:

  1. Click your account name (upper right of the user interface) and select Early Access Programs.

    On the Early Access Programs page, you'll see a list of the available programs.

    Note If you want to join an “invitation only” program, you must add the program to the list first. Under Invitation only programs, enter your invitation code.
  2. Click the Join button next to a program.
  3. A description of the program is displayed. Click Continue.
  4. In the End User License Agreement & Privacy Policy dialog, view the agreement and then click Accept.
    Note If the program is for endpoint software, an Add devices button is displayed. You must continue to the next step.
  5. Click the Add devices button.
  6. On the Manage devices page, you see a list of the Eligible devices on which you can install the new feature. Use the picker to select the devices where you want to try the new feature. Click Save.
    Note You can add or remove devices at any time during the program. To do this, go to the Early Access Programs page again and click the Manage button beside the program.

The software on the selected devices will be updated to include the new feature.

Leave programs

To leave a program, click the Leave button next to the program.

If you want to stop using a new feature, you can also simply remove your devices from a program as follows:

Compatibility
  1. On the Early Access Programs page, click the Manage button next to the program.
  2. On the Manage devices page, use the picker to remove all your devices from the Assigned devices list.