Sophos Central SD-WAN VPN Orchestration early access is now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:35:11 +0000

We are super excited to announce the early access program for SD-WAN VPN Orchestration in Sophos Central. If you’ve ever set up more than a couple of VPN tunnels between different firewalls, you know how time consuming and tedious this process can be. Sophos Central Orchestration makes interconnecting VPN tunnels between multiple Sophos Firewalls a [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/vGgBzCuC7lc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos Firewall OS v18.5 MR1 early access is now available

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:34:59 +0000

The product team is pleased to announce the early access program for SFOS v18.5 MR1 for all Sophos (XG) Firewall devices and all SFOS form factors – XGS Series, XG Series, virtual and software appliances, as well as all supported cloud platforms. SFOS v18.5 MR1 includes support for new Sophos Central Orchestration capabilities and a [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bZPrduRNXp8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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How curiosity builds better products: a day in the life of a Senior Hardware Engineer

Credit to Author: harrietstone| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 07:46:15 +0000

The way the Sophos Firewall team works together is one of the things I enjoy most about working at Sophos. Our new XGS Series appliances involve some very complex engineering. Delivering them has taken a great depth of knowledge—and I’m grateful to be a part of this extremely talented team of people. The hardware team [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/E36JnZondXA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Small details make a big impact: a day in the life of a Distinguished Engineer

Credit to Author: harrietstone| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:00:21 +0000

When people ask me about my distinguished engineer role at Sophos, I joke that I’m fifty percent researcher, fifty percent troubleshooter, and fifty percent hands-on engineer. I spend some of my time looking at technology direction—delving into emerging technology to understand what’s useful, and how that might influence our products in the future. I also [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ugDqPANeEV0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The project of my life: a day in the life of a Principal Hardware Engineer

Credit to Author: harrietstone| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:00:05 +0000

I’m the kind of person who likes to make things. Even at home, I always have a project—you’ll often find me working on some carpentry or tinkering with a Raspberry Pi. Right now, I’m finding a way to synchronize the automatic feeders for my two cats. It’s fun. It all started with my upbringing. I [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/wdM4uXXsU38″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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New features in the XG Firewall v18 MR5 release

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 15:06:49 +0000

Every maintenance release (MR) for XG Firewall v18 brings compelling new features, including a variety of performance, stability, and security enhancements. MR5 is no exception. What’s new in v18 MR5 VPN enhancements A huge 50% increase in concurrent IPSec VPN tunnel capacity across the line Port 443 sharing between SSL VPN and the Web Application [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/J7KvAtqwuz4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Secure SD-WAN with XG Firewall and Azure Virtual WAN

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 13:12:25 +0000

You can now utilize XG Firewall to build a complete SD-WAN overlay network in Microsoft Azure&#8217;s Virtual WAN, enabling seamless connectivity between workloads, hosts, and locations connected to Azure’s global virtual network. Azure Virtual WAN is a networking service that brings many networking, security, and routing functionalities together to provide a single operational SD-WAN network. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Nn7bReNB3lU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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