Sophos UTM 9.707-5 update released

News Maintenance release Security release Remarks System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Issues resolved NUTM-12550 [Access & Identity] Replace deprecated option in SSLVPN client config NUTM-12310 [Email] SPF checks incorrectly occurring when multiple upstream hosts are configured in an availability group NUTM-12672 [Logging] IPFIX does not switch source and destination ports between inbound and outbound … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.706 update released

News Maintenance Release Strict TCP Session Handling enabled by defaultNew installations of UTM 9.706 have strict TCP session handling enabled by default. When updating to 9.706 and strict TCP session handling is not enabled, admins can enable it under Network Protection > Firewall > Advanced. Secure Up2DateUp2Date updates will be downloaded via HTTPS connections. In … Read more

Sophos UTM how to install a virtual home firewall under ubuntu via KVM

Hello guys! today I will tell you how I configured my home server for a virtual Sophos UTM. All configurations in ubuntu can also be used for a virtual Sophos XG. In this article I assume that Ubuntu and virt manager are installed. The following link deals with the basic configuration of virt manager under … Read more

Sophos XG/UTM Home Edition

Sophos XG SG UTM Firewall Home Edition

Hello again! Some days ago I talked to a Sophos employee and he founds out that I am the Network Guy and he said that I need to update my recommended hardware for the home edition deployment of the Sophos XG and Sophos UTM Home Edition. Also some of my followers wanted it also, so … Read more

Easy migration to Sophos XG firewall

Sophos XG Entities.xml from a tar file

Migrating firewall systems between two different vendors can take a loooooooong time. In this case, I needed to migrate to a Sophos XG system. Most of the work is to reconfigure definitions like hosts-, network- and service-objects. There is a way, where you can import XML config files into the Sophos XG. We found this … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.601 update released

Note WAF: TLS session tickets facilitate clients to speed up repeated TLS handshakes by re-using certain cipher parameters. This re-use of cipher parameters can cause encrypted connections to be less secure by impacting their perfect forward secrecy. To improve the overall security of the product, TLS session tickets are no longer enabled by the WAF. … Read more

Sophos XG v17.5 released

What’s New in XG Firewall v17.5 Here’s a quick overview of the key new features in v17.5. For a more detailed description please refer to: Sophos-XG-firewall-v17.5-whats-new.pdf   Lateral Movement Protection Lateral Movement Protection extends our Security Heartbeat automated threat isolation to prevent any threat from moving laterally or spreading across the network, even on the same … Read more