Capture Client 3.6 Launch Brings Key Features

We’re pleased to announce the SonicWall Capture Client 3.6 release, which offers our customers the addition of three key features.

First of all, it will allow users using MacOS to update their systems to Big Sur thanks to the new Kextless agent. It also includes some of the latest SentinelOne features via the addition of the SentinelOne 4.6 agent, which includes enhanced threat and device management, as well as a number of bug fixes. Furthermore, this release allows those who were previously on 3.1 to upgrade to the latest client and take advantage of the features that were initially offered for our MSSP customers in the 3.5 release.

For those of you who are not aware of the previously released 3.5 features, here’s a quick summary:

We’ve made some major improvements to the user experience by making multi-tenant management easier. Now you can quickly create, configure and enforce global policies and compliance based on user group, device and location. We’ve made it easier to create and deploy new tenants through the adoption of global baseline policies, while also offering the flexibility to build and deploy custom policies for specific tenants.

We added something we call Scope of Operations (or, simply put, “Scope”), which allows administrators to granularly pick their context of visibility and control. For example, you can immediately push agents out to all tenants or roll out in batches to better control field issues. You can also quickly add new security definitions to all tenants via the inheritance feature within global policies. The same would go for amending content filtering policies on the fly across all your tenants.

The features that are unlocked in 3.6 offer a better dashboard, enabling greater visibility into endpoint devices. The quick health snapshot offers a look at all tenants, displaying infections, vulnerabilities and active devices across one or multiple tenants. You can also view what content is accessed, what is blocked, and which web pages or users cause the most alerts.

This isn’t a comprehensive list of everything that went into the Capture Client 3.5 release — for more information, please read the blog.

What do you need to do to get on board with Capture Client 3.6? Just read this knowledgebase article on our Release of Capture Client 3.6, and all will be clear!

In the meantime, I invite you to read our solution brief, “A Unified-Client Platform for Enterprise-Grade Endpoint Security,” which is designed to help people understand how we are addressing the problems and threats facing the endpoint as people work from the office and their homes.

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Brook Chelmo
Sr Product Marketing Manager | SonicWall
Brook handles all product marketing responsibilities for SonicWall security services and serves as SonicWall’s ransomware tsar. Fascinated in the growth of consumer internet, Brook dabbled in grey-hat hacking in the mid to late 90’s while also working and volunteering in many non-profit organizations. After spending the better part of a decade adventuring and supporting organizations around the globe, he ventured into the evolving world of storage and security. He serves humanity by teaching security best practices, promoting and developing technology.
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