Current HTTP Proxy problems with Sophos UTM

Also getting mails from your UTM regardig “INFO-141] Http proxy not running – restarted”? The problem exists since today and the reason is a broken pattern update for application control. Deactivate your Application Control since the new pattern update will be released. I would suggest to activate it again on Wednesday. Advisory: Sophos UTM: HTTPProxy … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.501 Update available

Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade     Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-6868]: [AWS, REST API] Missing trailing slash in Swagger URLs Fix [NUTM-6908]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Consistent authentication look and feel Fix [NUTM-7173]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Selfmon cannot … Read more

A view at the Sophos Discover 2017 in Lissabon

The Sophos Discover was amazing! Many informations about new products and product features and a perfect organized event! Project “Nemo” (Sophos XG – SFOS) The new upcoming SFOS (Sophos Firewall Operating System) version will get an immense peformance boost through new and optimized alghorithms. Sophos wants to release monthly maintenance updates. At September, Sophos will … Read more

Ransomware Simulator

Kevin Mitnick and KnowBe4 released a ransomware simulator. This windows-based tool is testing different ransomware infections. RanSim does not alter any existing files on disk. Ransomware is hard to catch because it has always an unknown file signature and downloads bad code after it starts. With this tool you can check if you Anti-Virus has such … Read more

Sophos Hardware Refresh Program

The upgrade paths for the hardware refresh programs are not public. I want to show you what paths you can go. Here are some facts: The Hardware Refresh Program is for customers who want to change from UTM/ASG to SG hardware or want to buy a higher SG model SG  and XG hardware are identical. SG has … Read more

News from the Sophos Partner Roadshow

Advanced Zero-Day-Protection The Sophos Sandstorm (“Breach Detection Platform”) is a dynamic-cloud-technology for scanning files on different OS and browser versions to detect zero day malware. The product FireEye for example is a on-premise solution for this. Sophos centralized this into a cloud-system. The popular zero day malware “Locky” is a normal executable or macro script … Read more

Sophos Partner Roadshow 2016

You can now register for the Sophos Partner Roadshow in 2016. Discover Sophos Next-Gen Network Security – UTM 9.4, XG Firewall, Firewall Manager, Sandstorm und Project “Leibniz”. Second technical breakout will be about Sophos Cloud, Next-Generation Endpoint & Server Protection, Cloud Web Gateway, Sophos Mobile Control and Next-Generation Data Protection. I will drive on 24th February to Düsseldorf 🙂 … Read more