Sophos Central - Overview
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What is Sophos Central?
Sophos Central is the unified console for managing your Sophos products Sophos Central gives you one place to manage your endpoint, mobile, encryption, web, email, server, and wireless security. Using a synchronized security management platform, you’ll benefit from security intelligence sharing, policies that follow users, easy configuration, detailed and summary reporting, and automatically prioritized alerts.
- Automatically prioritized alerts
- Summary dashboard for your environment
- Granular, per-user policy management
- Security Heartbeat contextual intelligence sharing
- Automatic Active Directory synchronization
- Simple migration tool for Sophos Enterprise Console admins
Easy and efficient central management
Sophos Central helps you manage security policies and administer multiple products from a single web interface. No management servers to deploy or install, your endpoints, servers, appliances, and devices will check in directly with Sophos Central to receive new settings, send alerts, and share contextual security intelligence.
Getting started is easy
Managing your security from Sophos Central means you no longer have to install or deploy servers just to get started. Sophos Central provides default policies and recommended configurations to ensure you get the most effective protection from day one.
The Sophos Security Heartbeat lets your Sophos products share real-time security intelligence. Sophos Central synchronizes that intelligence across your security products, creating more effective protection against advanced malware and targeted attacks. To take advantage of Sophos Security Heartbeat today, you need Sophos Endpoint Protection and a Next-Gen Firewall powered by Sophos Firewall OS.
Your Sophos Support Partner also uses Sophos Central to manage their business, meaning you can grant them access to your configuration if needed. Want someone to check out your firewall configuration? No problem, your Sophos Support Partner can assist.
Empower end users with the Self-Service Portal
Using Sophos Email? Our self-service user portal lets users access and manage their email quarantine, allowing them to release messages inadvertently marked as spam. They can also create and manage email-sender allow/block lists to manage their own security.
Manage your IT security on the go
Simplify your life with a single pane-of-glass for all your security. Sophos Central is accessed via a web browser from your desktop or mobile. Built using adaptive design, the layout automatically optimizes for your screen size. We’ve optimized all the workflow routines, not only making them intuitive, but also streamlining the experience, keeping you on top of security wherever you are.
Migrate from Sophos Enterprise Console
Already using Sophos Enterprise Console to manage your endpoint and server security? You can migrate to Sophos Central using our handy migration tool. Your partner can advise you if a license switch is needed.
All you need is an updated web browser and an internet connection.
- Google Chrome
- Apple Safari
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
- Mozilla Firefox
Sophos Central Managed Products
|Endpoint Agent||Service||Physical Device|
|Endpoint Protection*||✅||✅||-||Endpoint Protection users with Sophos Enterprise Console on-premises management can migrate to Sophos Central management using the migration tool|
|XG Firewall||-||✅||✅||Support partner management via Sophos Central|
* Formerly known as Sophos Cloud Endpoint