EgoSecure Data Protection 11.2

General

NEW

  • Added Windows Server 2016 support

MODIFIED

  • Option ‘Hide user name in log files’ added under “Administration » File & license management » Log files” (for both client and server log file settings)
  • Enhanced overall stability
  • Enhanced overall performance
  • Enhanced UI & usability
  • Enhanced logging

FIXED

  • Bug when compressing log files
  • Bug with “Permitted devices » Removable devices » Individual device permissions” not taking effect
  • Improved the translation to Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean

Access Control

NEW

  • Added the option “playback only” for “Sound, Video and game controllers” in “Rights management » Control” to offer the functionality to disable sound input devices

FIXED

  • Bug where temporary access rights could not be assigned for users or computers
  • Bug while configuration of WLAN permissions in “Permitted devices » Removable devices » Individual device permissions”
  • Bug with Bluetooth access which was sometimes possible although “No access” has been configured
  • Bug with access rights inheritance if a user is in several groups and individual device permissions are used
  • Bug with configuration changes took too long to transfer to the Agent
  • Bug with the list of permitted device models for external storages and fixed disks where no access is assigned for permitted devices
  • Performance problems while using psexec.exe

Agent

NEW

  • Added the feature to open the EgoSecure Tray by running EgoSecureTray.exe
  • Logfiles can now be compressed via EgoSecure Tray context menu

MODIFIED

  • Added multiselect to the folder selection for custom scans and scheduled tasks
  • Improved shell icons priority implementation
  • Logs of the client components Agent, Tray, Antivirus and ShellExtensions will now be stored in one folder (default: C:\Programdata\EgoSecure\EgoSecureAgent\Log)
  • Modified the details section of the EgoSecure Tray
  • Modified the info section of the Tray to show only the user SID due to privacy reasons Modified the “details” function of the Tray to open on-click rather on mouse over Added copy feature to the “details” function of the Tray

FIXED

  • A rare phenomenon that causes the currently active program to lose focus for a few seconds
  • Added the option to enable/disable On-Access scan for network files in “Product settings » Antivirus » Scan options”
  • Agent crashing in certain circumstances
  • Agent hanging in certain circumstances
  • Bug when compressing of log files
  • Bug with network shares and SSL certificates, that would cause a significant increase in startup time
  • Certain GreenIT settings not being transmitted to the Agent sometimes
  • Connection issue between components with SSL enabled. If you encounter this problem please perform the following actions after updating…

…on Server:

  • remove server certificate: run mmc > add snap-ins > add Certificates snap-in > select Computer account > select local computer. Go to Certificates (local Computer) > Personal > Certificates and remove EgoSecure Server SSL.
  • remove SSL certificate from registry: run regedit. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlset\Services\EgoSecureServer\Parameters and remove the value SSLCertificateHash
  • restart the service EgoSecureServer

…on Agent:

  • remove Agent certificate: run mmc > add snap-ins > add Certificates snap-in > select Computer account > select local computer. Go to Certificates (local Computer) > Personal > Certificates and remove EgoSecure Agent SSL.
  • remove SSL certificate from registry: run regedit. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlset\Services\EgoSecureAgent\Parameters and remove the value SSLCertificateHash
  • restart the computer

 

  • EgoSecure options randomly disappearing from context menus
  • Existing EgoSecure network driver not being removed when updating to an Agent without the driver
  • Improved GUI
  • In rare circumstances, upgrading to version 11.1 could cause bluescreens
  • Log file removal on reaching the defined limit did not always work
  • Optimized performance of Windows explorer when Agent is installed
  • Optimized the startup procedure, which could fix certain problems causing long startup times
  • Performance improvements in context menu
  • Problem with a fingerprint not working correctly (synaptics FP sensors)
  • Problems adding folders\files in scheduled tasks when Agent is installed for the first time
  • Removing of dump files on Client from Console did sometimes fail
  • Server crashing in certain circumstances
  • Small Bugs in the encryption tab of the Agent
  • Sometimes files on the desktop would not be displayed under “add file” in AV-exclusions
  • Updating to Windows 10 while “Protect EgoSecure Agent service and files” is enabled would irreparably break the Agent

Antivirus

NEW

  • AV-signatures can now be loaded from file without internet conenction when Agent will be installed and the AVDB x32 or x64 folder is placed next to the Agent installer. The folder name must include “AVDB” and “64” or “32”, depending if the files come from a machine with 32 or 64 bit OS
  • Added the option to disable on-access scanning for network files (Product settings » Antivirus » scan options)

MODIFIED

  • AV settings can now be integrated in the MSI package with the function “Export Antivirus settings” in “Installation » EgoSecure Agents » Create MSI package”
  • AVinformer.exe has been removed, all functions of AVinformer.exe has been moved to EgoSecure Tray
  • Added a context menu option in the “EgoSecure Agent Tray » Antivirus » Event log” for threats to open the specific folder
  • Added hints for using wildcards to “EgoSecure Tray » Antivirus » Exclusions”
  • Added the column “Action” in the Log section “Threats” in “EgoSecure Tray » Antivirus » Event Log”
  • Anti-Rootkit scan performance increased
  • Second progress bar removed
  • If signatures have not been updated for over a week, the user will be informed in Tray
  • Integrated the Bitdefender smartscan SDK for on-access scanning
  • Mulitselect is now available for “Reports » Antivirus » Quarantine”
  • Scan progress indicator shows now the currently scanned item instead of the last one
  • Updated Bitdefender antimalware SDK to latest version
  • Zero-length files will now be classified as clean and included in the total number of scanned objects

FIXED

  • AV scan hanging in certain circumstances
  • Absence of progress bar and incorrect number of scanned objects during quick scan
  • Agent crashing in certain circumstances
  • AV-engine crashing in certain circumstances
  • Anti-Rootkit scan not always work
  • Antivirus will no longer recognize folders and standard windows registry files as threats
  • Automatically signatures update not always working
  • Better identification of the user in the Quarantine if the EgoSecure “logon as” feature has been used
  • Bug that caused the Bitdefender Threat scanner to crash
  • Bug that could prevent the user to stop\pause a scanning
  • Bug with manual signatures update
  • Improved performance with AV
  • Improved scan process and performance
  • In rare circumstances Antivirus could not be installed because of missing installation files on the client
  • Incorrect AV status after add-on deactivation during signatures update
  • Old versions of AVDB folders were only deleted automatically after restart on the client side
  • Optimized the integration of the Bitdefender on-access SDK
  • Optimized the way Agents updates Antivirus signatures
  • Optimized the way Server and Agents handle the download of signatures
  • Problem when AV exclusions don’t work after the reboot
  • Problem with AV exclusions added via drag & drop
  • Problem with calculating the remaining time
  • Problem with calculating the running time
  • Problem with delayed Windows logon
  • Removed the window of scan selection when AV installation isn’t completed
  • Running multiple scheduled tasks at the same time
  • Scan via the context menu is allowed when updating of AV
  • Server crashing in certain circumstances
  • Simultaneous downloads limit implemented for downloading AV signatures from EgoSecure Server
  • Sometimes full scan has finished but is display in Tray as ongoing process
  • The Console would sometimes not write the machine name into E-Mail notifications
  • The Tray will no longer display scans that have been cancelled while being paused

Application Control

NEW

  • Added the option to hide applications from the launch-log in “Rights management » Application Control » Applications launch” and “Reports » Audit » applications launch”

MODIFIED

  • Added default folders and vendors to Application Control Whitelist / Trusted objects (deactivated by default)
  • Added the option to filter the application log in “Rights management » Application Control » Application launch” and “reports » Audit » Applications launch” for allowed or denied access only
  • Enhanced Application Control settings synchronization
  • Improved GUI

FIXED

  • Access to user’s applications is denied if the computer doesn’t have any packages
  • Added learning mode feature for computers in “Rights management » Application control”
  • Agent crashing in certain circumstances
  • Automatic stopping of learning mode does not always working
  • Problem when application control doesn’t work for guest user in Tray
  • Rare Problem with assigning rights to users when using Novell as directory service

Audit

NEW

  • Added the column “Encryption” in Audit and Insight reports to indicate the file encryption state Added the chart “Encryption” in Insight to visualize the file encryption statistics

MODIFIED

  • Server and time zone information Added to the report: reports » Common » revision

FIXED

  • Bug when reading the report from file
  • Bug with password query while accessing Audit data
  • Empty records in the column Access of the “Reports » Audit » Blocked access”
  • Problem with external storage identification
  • Problem with the absence of certain information in the automatically exported reports
  • The console will no longer generate two E-Mails when a user tries to access blocked CDs or external storages

CD-DVDEncryption

FIXED

  • Bug where encrypted files could be damaged in cloud storages if AV is also enabled

Console

NEW

  • Added “Member of” to the context menu for users and computers in rights management
  • Added a feature to reset the custom messages in “Administration » Client Management » Custom messages” back to default
  • Added information about architecture to the OS Version field in the console “Installation » EgoSecure Agents » Install/Update”
  • Added server selection to “Administration » Administrator – Tools » Reports export”
  • Added E-Mail recipients to “Administration » Administrator – Tools » Reports export”
  • Added send copy to E-Mail (checkbox) to “Administration » Administrator – Tools » Reports export”
  • Category Filter will now be saved for “Reports » Antivirus » Antivirus”
  • Enhanced the revision for encryption settings changes
  • Enhanced the revision for Application Control settings changes

MODIFIED

  • Added “member of” to the context menu for users and computers and “group members” to groups in Rights management
  • Added SSL indicator icons to show the connection security status
  • Added an option to “Reports » Control » Individual device permissions” to filter for only active, inactive or all devices
  • Added auto refresh in “Reports » Antivirus”
  • Added import restriction for expired SSL-certificates
  • Added the object revision to “Rights management » Control” for the following pages: Audit, Filters, Encryption, Application Control, Antivirus, Green IT, Secure Erase, Inventory
  • Added validation of integer values in the console
  • EgoSecureConsole.exe will remember the window size even after restart
  • Encryption licenses can’t be activated now, if the module is disabled in “Product settings » Encryption » Encryption options”
  • Enhanced Mail notifications with more information
  • Enhanced UI & usability
  • Enhanced logging
  • Improved “Reports » Common » Management overview”
  • Improved GUI
  • Improved SSL certificates control messages for expiring certificates
  • Improved the tab shadowcopy filters in Console
  • Information about Windows offline file feature in the console if network share encryption is used
  • Mail notification events can’t be added without recipients anymore
  • Minor improvements for Access Control revision
  • Modified “files in use” dialog Added to installation procedure
  • New option in Client settings “auto refresh rights and settings (polling)” allows to configure Agents polling interval. After specified period of time the Agent will establish communication with the server and refresh rights and settings from the management server. This could be useful in cases when Agent cannot receive notifications from server due to network configuration (e.g. Agent is behind the firewall, server is in the cloud while the Agent is in local area Network with private IP address etc.)
  • Some usability improvements for “Administration » AD synchronization » Deleted objects”

FIXED

  • Added multiselect for Application Control in Console
  • Added sorting option for the columns in Console
  • Antibridge and WLAN permissions are now disabled without AC license
  • Bug with incorrect saving of content filters and WLAN permissions
  • Console could display the wrong port that is used for the connection
  • Console crashing in certain circumstances
  • Console hanging in certain circumstances
  • Default encryption for encrypted folders defined by console is common encryption also this encryption type is disabled
  • Enabling certain checkboxes in administrative roles would automatically enable other checkboxes after saving
  • Groups will now be correctly defined as groups in reports
  • Improved GUI
  • Insight reports were generated with wrong date
  • MSI installation package generation returned an error in case of HTTPS or SSL connection and slow connections. Progress bar added to display the progress on slow connections when the MSI package is generated in “other destination”
  • Mice and keyboards can be added to the list of individual device permissions only with masks Hardware ID + Serial number or Hardware ID
  • OU names would not be updated under reports when changed
  • Optimized the procedure that compresses log files. It now will create new archives instead of replacing existing ones
  • Pressing the refresh button in the window “scan computer” will no longer remove all devices from the list
  • Problem with calculating activated users\computers in the group properties
  • Problem with searching objects in directory structure
  • Removed “Capacity” from the device information in “Permitted devices » Removable devices » Challenge-response unblocking code”
  • Removed the add-on AC from the drop-down list for automatically activation\deactivation of products, when the license is absent
  • Saving changes made in the AdminTool would reset recently set settings in “Administration » AD Synchronization » Domain controllers management”
  • Selecting another branch of the domain while there are unsaved tasks in “Administration » AD synchronization » Schedule” deleted that scheduler
  • The column ‘duration’ is renamed to ‘Creation date’.
  • UI bug with the scroll bar in “Product settings » Encryption » Key management” if many encryption keys are present

ContentHeaderFilter

NEW

  • Added dicom file extension: .dcm
  • Added to Microsoft office formats: *.dot, *.dotx, *.xlt, *.xltx, *.pot, *.potx, *.pps, *.ppsx
  • Added Adobe Photoshop format for *.psd
  • Added Adobe indesign format for *.indt, *.indd, *.IDml
  • Added Encapsulated Postscript (adobe) for *.eps
  • Added Encapsulated Postscript (iso/ieC 8859-1) for *.eps
  • Added TrueType format for *.ttf
  • Added Microsoft Access format for: *.accde(database), *.accdt(template)
  • Added Extensible markup language for *.xml
  • Added Xml Paper specification for *.xps

FIXED

  • Changed default mask to ‘*.*’ for dicom files (previous mask: ‘*.’)
  • Server crashing in certain circumstances

Database

NEW

  • Individual defined file formats for Content filter will now be saved in the database Added AdminTool export/import commands for the DB-file (DPContentfilterdb.xml) to transfer that information from one database to another:

/exportCFDB file_PATH

/importCFDB file_PATH

MODIFIED

  • Rearranged DB model for EMM

DeviceEncryption

FIXED

  • Different bugs while exporting encryption keys
  • Improved encryption speed for a special type of file writing which is used by some applications
  • Problem where the acronis recovery would fail if the backup has been encrypted and process based encryption is used
  • Removed the security warning about copying of unencrypted files for cloud storage encryption in Tray

FolderEncryption

MODIFIED

  • Network and Cloud Encryption licenses are now separated from Folder Encryption

FIXED

  • Access monitoring not working
  • Added a feature to deny access to EFS when NE add-on is active
  • Agent crashing in certain circumstances
  • Problem with copying of encrypted folders between clouds

GreenIT

MODIFIED

  • Small fixes in the standard profile in Power Management

FIXED

  • Agent crashing in certain circumstances
  • GreenIT state changed in dependencies of the user logon
  • Improved GUI
  • Problem with calculating GIT activity time
  • Wrong interaction of GreenIT and Windows power settings on Windows XP

HDDEncryptionAdministration

MODIFIED

  • Add user from AD in “Installation » Encryption HDD » Installation and Management » Pre-Boot Authentication” has been improved. Note: An AD-Synch has to be performed once after updating!

FIXED

  • Added a new warning message if PBA users are added without passwords
  • Administration password for E-HDD disappeared from the formula field
  • Enhanced UI & usability
  • HDD installation not possible with “only” console admin rights
  • Problem with adding default user for PBA
  • Settings in Configuration Profile does not match settings for a computer
  • Settings in console does not match settings on client
  • Settings in default Profile does not match the settings for a computer

Insight

NEW

  • Added the option to mark unwanted events as “ignored” to hide them from statistics

MODIFIED

  • Added the sub category “Insight » Audit » Cloud storages”
  • Added the sub category “Insight » Audit » Unencrypted files transfer”

Inventory

FIXED

  • Missing values in WMI will return zero. Example:
  • Windows XP SP2 does not have properties in WMI for:

Processor: NumberoflogicalProcessors

Processor: NumberofCores

Windows XP SP3 does not have properties in WMI for:

Diskdrive: serialNumber

NetworkEncryption

MODIFIED

  • Windows offline file feature can be disabled via console if network share encryption is used
  • Deleting files and folders via context menu did sometimes not work

Server

NEW

  • Improved information for revision and Audit in Windows event viewer and for syslog integration
  • Improved the SMTP server check by sending an mail to the defined E-Mail address

MODIFIED

  • Enhanced Mail notifications regarding cloud storages with more information
  • If a temporary access on permitted device expire the existing comment will not be cleared anymore. Now it will be extended with „Temporary access expired…“
  • Total number of activations (users + computers) for one product will now be added and cannot exceed the number of available licenses

FIXED

  • Mail notification would sometimes display strange symbols instead of Russian letters
  • Optimized how the server handles and displays DWM sessions under “Installation » EgoSecure Agents » Install/Update” (existing objects must be removed manually via console)
  • Server crashing in certain circumstances
  • The option ‘include groups’ removed for Novell synchronization

UI

NEW

  • Added an indicator icon to the Agent and the Console to show if the connection is SSL secured

MODIFIED

  • Added SSL indicator icons to show the connection security status
  • Agent design updated
  • Improved GUI
  • Improved visualization of PDF reports

FIXED

  • Improved GUI