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"The feature we call desktop recording is the most valuable aspect of the solution. Not only can we collect data from the user's usage, but we also capture his screenshots when he is trying to steal the data.""It can scale from 100 to 10,000. There's no problem with the scalability."

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"The intrusion detection system.""It's quite easy to integrate Safeguard with BitLocker""The most valuable feature is the synchronized security. It's a unique feature on the market at this time only offered by Sophos. As a reseller, we often win bids and get clients because of this unique trademark feature.""It's a straightforward solution.""The features that I have found most valuable are encryption tools that encrypt the hard disk and the USB sticks.""The malware protection and the scanning features are most valuable in this solution.""I like its ease of use the most. The management console is really nice. I like having one pane of glass that does everything. It does the Sophos anti-virus and encryption. Everything that you need is in one place. It is easy to use, and it is also pretty fast. It provides some pretty good details, and it lets you know who has access to a file. You can also add additional people to the encrypted documents, which is pretty good. Its stability and performance are also very good.""Security-wise, it's one of the best."

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"There are a lot of issues with the current version of the Endpoint agent. It's not stable, it's resource-consuming, and there are some performance issues. If they could improve the stability of the agent it would be great.""Some features on Mac and Linux are not complete currently. For example, some device control features haven't been transferred over to the other systems. If they could have their Windows features also available on Mac and Linux, that would be perfect. Some of our customers have a Mac environment for their RD environment. Having the solution fully capable of handling everything in a Mac environment is crucial."

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"There are times that this solution takes up too much memory that needs to be resolved. If it is not fixed it will definitely create issues in the future.""The security does not have 100% authentication.""In the next release, I would like to see more automation with the endpoint logging, but it's a special feature that is quite complicated to explain.""It would be ideal if the solution had different features within one agent.""The integration could be a little better.""When you have the PPM chipset, you can have the power-on authentication, when you boot up your machine, you can set the six-digit passcode. As of right now, SafeGuard can't manage the six-digit passcode in terms of the expiration, and I need that added as a feature.""It's a good product, but some are not happy with the boot BCN, and the point-to-point VPN requires the best protection.""If it's possible, they should make all the features available because it's got a lot of features on offer, but you have to buy the license in order to add those features to the normal Endpoint. If they could make all those features available and/or offer a bundling option it would be better."

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"The licenses are dependant on the number of users and computers you have to protect.""We have a yearly license with Sophos which is around $1000-$1200 or so per annum. There are no additional costs beyond the standard licensing fee.""It would be great if the price of the solution was lower than the current price. If we are to sell this particular solution to smaller businesses and not just enterprise businesses it needs to be lower.""Licensing is on a yearly basis and the pricing could be better."

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Top Answer: It's a straightforward solution.
Top Answer: We need to pay for this solution currently, however, if we switch to Bitlocker, it would be free as it's a part of Microsoft's OS.
Top Answer: BitLocker comes from the OS license with Windows. It's a free solution. However, Sophos is a product we need to pay for. Therefore, using it is more expensive for our organization. It's also, in… more »
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out of 25 in Endpoint Encryption
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8.4
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Overview

Digital Guardian Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) protects sensitive data on all your endpoints. It protects intellectual property and personal information. An endpoint agent that captures and records all system, user and data events on or off the network. It has a granular control of all data movement that can be configured to automatically block, justify or encrypt sensitive data in or attached to email, files moved to removable drives, cloud storage, or web - malware and malware-free - before sensitive data is lost. It has a built-in advanced data classification that creates and modifies classification and usage policies through content inspection, context-awareness and user classification. It provides design policies with controls that won't block actions that comply with corporate policy so employees remain productive while the data stays safe.

Protect your confidential information and comply with regulatory mandates safely and securely with SafeGuard Enterprise, Utimaco's comprehensive modular information protection platform. SafeGuard Enterprise is a modular information protection control platform that enforces policy-based security for PCs and mobile devices across mixed environments. SafeGuard Enterprise offers full transparency to end-users and is easy to administer from a single central console.
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Sample Customers
The Fifth Avenue Theatre, Jabil Circuit
Rushmoor Borough Council
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Insurance Company22%
Marketing Services Firm22%
Financial Services Firm22%
Non Tech Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider23%
Government8%
Wholesaler/Distributor6%
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Small Business61%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise22%
Find out what your peers are saying about Digital Guardian vs. Sophos SafeGuard and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
554,676 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Digital Guardian is ranked 7th in Endpoint Encryption with 2 reviews while Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 4th in Endpoint Encryption with 10 reviews. Digital Guardian is rated 5.0, while Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Digital Guardian writes "Great desktop recording, very scalable, and perfect for protecting IP on desktops". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos SafeGuard writes "An excellent endpoint solution that's easy to setup, very stable, and highly secure". Digital Guardian is most compared with Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, CrowdStrike Falcon and Cisco Secure Endpoint, whereas Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Vormetric Data Security Platform, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, Symantec Endpoint Encryption and ESET Endpoint Encryption. See our Digital Guardian vs. Sophos SafeGuard report.

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