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make Sophos Endpoint updates by WebCID possible over HTTPS

Please make it possible to use HTTPS for WebCID updates of the product Sophos Endpoint Protection. Now only HTTP is possible, this is undesirable because authentication details (credentials) are being sent over the internet in plain text.

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    William de VosWilliam de Vos shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Paul MattiasPaul Mattias commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please allow HTTPS updates for access from computers outside the Enterprise. In order to be compliant with our Sophos agreement regarding one home use installation client we needed to install a SUM in our DMZ. We use the client's AD account to determine if they can access the SUM. That way if a client's account it terminated, they can no longer receive updates. However, we are concerned with the transmission of the client plain text credentials over HTTP as anyone monitoring the line can capture that information. Please allow this feature soon!

        Thank you

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