Sophos Central

For Sophos Endpoint protection for individual computers, please see Sophos Anti-Virus.

Sophos Central is a web-based enterprise console for managing anti-virus software on multiple computers. It is available to UW departmental IT staff and system administrators.

Sophos Central comes with Intercept X, combining deep learning with anti-exploit technology, CryptoGuard anti-ransomware, root cause analysis, and more to form the industry’s most comprehensive endpoint protection. An administrator can assign compliance policies to devices and users and manage all products from a single interface.

How to Get Sophos Central

All UW departments can request access to Sophos Central. Sophos Support will provision a separate instance of the application. There is no cost to the department; UW-IT has paid for a site license for Sophos Central.

Request a Sophos Central Instance

License Details

  • Sophos Central is available to all UW departments, system administrators, and IT support teams.

Additional Information

Sophos Central FAQs

No. Managed clients will check their management server for updates and then fall back to the Sophos data cloud. Stand-alone clients will connect directly to the Sophos data cloud.


Quick Facts

Available for

  • IT Staff


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  • Free
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Security

Documentation and Support