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Sophos Central

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Overview

Sophos Central, web based Enterprise Console is now available in the UW to system administrators.

For Sophos endpoint protection on the individual computer please see Sophos Antivirus

Sophos Central comes with Intercept X that combines deep learning with anti-exploit technology, CryptoGuard anti-ransomware, root cause analysis, and more to form the industry’s most comprehensive endpoint protection.

This unique combination of features allows Intercept X to stop the widest range of endpoint threats.

Sophos Central can protect stationery and mobile Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS devices.

An administrator can assign compliance policies to devices and users and manage all products from a single interface.

Additional information about Intercept X Deep Learning can be found here.

 Program Details

  • All UW departments can request access to Sophos Central. A separate instance of the application is provisioned by Sophos Support.
  • The following information is required:
  1. Department name.
  2. Main contact: Name, Email Address, Phone number.
  3. Additional Administrators: Name, Email Address, Phone number.
  4. Number of Users in the Department.
  5. Number of Desktops/Laptops/mobile devices and projected 3-year growth.
  6. Number of Servers and their Operating System

Price

  • There is no cost to the department. UW IT has paid for a site license for Sophos Central.

Eligibility

  • Available to all System Admins and IT support teams in the UW.

How to Order

  • Send email with subject line “Sophos Central Request” and required information to help@uw.edu
  • ***Coming soon*** –  Fill out and submit Request Form

The request form generates a UW Connect request that applies an automated work flow and sends provided data to the Sophos Support team for fulfillment.

The license schedule for your departmental instance of Sophos Central will be sent to main contact within 48 -72 hours.

Deployment Help

Sophos documentation

Sophos Training

Sophos Support

Sophos Central: Software Deployment Methods

Sophos Central: Policy changes following migration

Sophos Central Endpoint:Method for automating deployment of windows computers
Sophos Central: Migration articles, documentation, and resources
Sophos Central Endpoint: New endpoint installer FAQ
Sophos Central Endpoint: Installer command line options

Sophos Mobile in Sophos Central. Training videos – Total time – 15 min.

FAQ

If you have questions or need assistance, please send email to help@uw.edu