Ensuring that your endpoint and server protection is correctly configured is one of the most important things you can do for your organization’s security.
This article will give you some quick tips and links to resources so you can get the most out of your Sophos protection.
In Sophos Central policies are used to apply protection settings such as specific exploit preventions, application control, and peripheral control. Policies can apply to endpoints, servers, users or groups depending on how you want to set things up. How to create a policy.
Data Loss Prevention
Schedules updates to a specific time. For example, setting them after office hours.
File Integrity Monitoring (Server only)
Monitors important files and folders for signs of tampering. For example, critical Windows directories or key programs.
How to set one up.
Tamper protection stops unauthorized users and types of malware from uninstalling Sophos protection. You should always have it enabled. Learn more.
Do I need to log in and check for alerts?
Users often ask how often they should log in to check for alerts and actions. The good news is that Sophos Central automatically emails admins when there is an event requiring their attention. Here’s how to configure alerts.
Check your security posture with EDR
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a powerful tool to help you find threats across your network. It’s easy to get started by checking the list of the most suspicious potential threats for investigation in your organization.