Sophos Central Big Sur

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  1. Sophos Central Big Surprise
  2. Sophos Central Big Sur
  3. Sophos Enterprise Big Sur
  4. Sophos For Mac Big Sur
  5. Big Sur Google Maps

Sophos has diligently worked with Apple since the first build of Big Sur, logging issues and preparing our products to support Big Sur. Our products need to work on macOS 10.x (where kernel access is allowed), macOS 11.x (where kernel access is no longer allowed) and at the quality that our customers expect. Sophos Home for Mac Antivirus - Free Download. Includes a 30 day trial of Sophos Home for Mac Premium, with advanced ransomware scanning in real time. Central Device Encryption for Mac version 1.5.3 will support Big Sur. This is planned for release in November 2020. Once macOS 11 (full) has been released and the Sophos Central Endpoint and Central Device Encryption for Mac are updated and released to Central, these products will.

Version 1.5.3

New features

Sophos Central Big Surprise

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 Central Big Sur

CloudSur

New features

This version introduces support for macOS Catalina 10.15.

CentralBig

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.

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

Sophos Enterprise Big Sur

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).

Sophos For Mac Big Sur

Resolved issues

Big Sur Google Maps

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.