About this course

Duration 2 Days

This hands-on 2-day workshop is aimed at Level 2/3 Engineers tasked with implementation and support of Sophos Safeguard Encryption in small, medium and large enterprises. It covers everything you need to manage Sophos SafeGuard on a Windows network, including installation, configuration, deployment, troubleshooting and recovery.
Our Sophos Certified trainers provide an engaging blend of informative presentation and meaningful lab exercises using the latest available product release, supplemented with valuable insights from numerous implementations in the field.


Day 1 Course Content

Product overview

  • Device Encryption
  • Removable Media
  • File Shares
  • Cloud Storage
  • Mobile Encryption

Server Infrastructure

  • Server requirements
  • Server installation & configuration
  • Client server communication
  • Web Help Desk
  • Troubleshooting

SafeGuard Management Center

  • Policy creation and assignment
  • Using RSOP to confirm policy settings
  • AD Synchronisation
  • Activating policies for specific AD groups

Day 2 Course Content


  • Device encryption using native (BitLocker & FileVault) and Sophos encryption technologies
  • SafeGuard POA
  • Device Protection policy
  • Client requirements
  • Scripted installation
  • User Machine Assignment
  • Upgrading server and client

Recovery Scenarios

  • Using the SafeGuard Enterprise recovery CD
  • Rolling back an installation
  • Data recovery by slaving hard drives
  • Data recovery using the virtual client
  • Repairing the master boot record and kernel
  • Use of hot keys at POA
  • Password recovery and the Challenge response process
  • Password recovery using Local Self Help

2 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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