Sophos UTM 9.5 released!

Sophos released the new major update 9.5 for the UTM. The most wanted feature “Let’s Encrypt integration” will probably implemented in 9.6.

Major features:

Sophos Sandstorm Enhancements

  • Datacenter location selection option for Sophos Sandstorm without relying on DNS based location detection
  • Sandstorm activity reporting expanded to include email attachments for improved visibility
  • Scan exceptions for Sophos Sandstorm to exclude specific filetypes from being sent to Sophos Sandstorm analysis


Web Application Firewall Enhancements

  • WAF URL Redirection allows you to redirect traffic for a WAF protected URL to a different backend system or URL
  • WAF protection and authentication policy templates were added for common Microsoft services for protection and authentication
  • Configure minimum allowed TLS version to improve security
  • WAF Proxy Protocol Support to use the client IP info inside the ProxyProtocol header to make policy decisions and improve logging
  • True File Type Scanning enables you to block uploads and downloads based on MIME type


Management and Reporting Enhancements

  • Download all UTM logs in a single archive
  • Support Access with SSH is extending the existing Support Access feature
  • 64-bit PostgreSQL Database to generate reports with big datasets faster. The existing database will be migrated without impacting any data.
  • SNMP Monitoring of full filesystem to integrate UTM filesystem monitoring in regular SNMP based monitoring solutions
  • Certificate Expiration Notification 30 days before expiration date via WebAdmin and e-Mail, giving you plenty of notice for certificate renewal
  • RESTful API to configure Sophos UTM 9

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