Sophos Enterprise Console – Tamper Password Reset


What is Tamper Protection?

Tamper Protection is a feature that prevents unauthorized users and certain types of known malware from uninstalling Sophos security software or disabling it through the Sophos interface. Any attempt to disable tamper protection, either by an unauthorized user or malware causes a report/alert to be submitted to the central console.


How to reset Tamper Password?

In order to change the Tamper Password on a device you will need to amend the policy the device is linked too

Once logged into the Sophos Enterprise Console

You will need to create a new policy by right clicking “Tamper Protection” and selecting “create policy”

Give your policy a meaningful name and right click on it, select “view/edit policy”