Technical Specifications

Platforms supported x86 32-bit x86 64-bit Minimum disk space Minimum memory
SafeGuard Enterprise - Client
Windows 8/8.1 300 MB 1 GB*
Windows 7 SP1+
Windows Vista SP2+
Windows XP SP3+
SafeGuard Enterprise - Management Console
Windows 8/8.1 1 GB 1 GB*
Windows 7 SP1+
Windows Vista SP2+
Windows XP SP3+
Windows Server 2012 R2 Please follow standard Windows Server installation guidelines
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 SP1+
Windows Server 2003 R2
Windows Server 2003 SP1+
SafeGuard Enterprise - Management Server
Windows Server 2012 R2 Please follow standard Windows Server installation guidelines
Windows Server 2012 SP1+
Windows Server 2008 R2**
Windows Server 2008 SP1+**
Windows Server 2003 R2**
Windows Server 2003**
Database support Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4, 2008 SP2 and SP3, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 SP1
Microsoft SQL Server Express edition 2005 SP4, 2008 SP2 and SP3, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 SP1
Standards and Protocols Symmetrical encryption: AES 128 bit, AES 256 bit encryption
Asymmetrical encryption: RSA (PKCS#1)
Hash functions: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512
Password hashing: PKCS #5
Protocols and interfaces: PKCS #11, PKCS #15, LDAP, Microsoft Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP), SOAP, XML, SSL, TCG, CCID, Kerberos
PKI: PKSC #7, PKCS #12, X.509 certificates
Certifications Common Criteria EAL 3+
Common Criteria EAL 4
Uses FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography
Safenet eToken and EnCase enabled
Languages supported SafeGuard Enterprise Client: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
SafeGuard Enterprise Management Center: English, French, German, Japanese

Note: If no service pack is specified, then SP0+ is implied.
*This memory space is recommended for the PC. Not all of this memory is used by SafeGuard Enterprise.
**Includes Internet Information Server (IIS) and Active Directory

System requirements for SafeGuard Easy

Platforms supported x86 32-bit x86 64-bit Minimum disk space Minimum memory
Sophos SafeGuard Easy (Standalone full-disk encryption)
Windows 8/8.1 300 MB 1 GB
Windows 7 SP1+
Windows Vista SP2+
Windows XP SP3+
Standards and Protocols Symmetrical encryption: AES 128, AES 256 bit
Asymmetrical encryption: RSA (PKCS#1)
Hash functions: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512
Password hashing PKCS #5, PC/SC
Protocols and interfaces: PKCS #11, PKCS #15, Microsoft Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP), XML, CCID, Kerberos
Certifications Common Criteria EAL 3+
Uses FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography
Safenet eToken enabled
Languages supported: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Unicode-based support for other languages.

Note: If no service pack is specified, then SP0+ is implied.

System requirements for SafeGuard Disk Encryption for Mac

Platforms supported Intel x86 Intel x64 Minimum disk space Minimum memory
Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption for Mac full-disk encryption
OS X 10.9 *** (Mavericks) 50 MB 1 GB
OS X 10.8 *** (Mountain Lion)

OS X 10.7 (Lion)
Languages supported: English, French and German, but runs on all international OS X language versions

*** Full-disk encryption on Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9 is handled by the new module SafeGuard Native Device Encryption and managed via the SafeGuard Enterprise Management Center.

System requirements for SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac

Platforms supported Intel x86 Intel x64 Minimum disk space Minimum memory
Sophos SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac full-disk encryption
OS X 10.9 *** (Mavericks) 50 MB 1 GB
OS X 10.8 *** (Mountain Lion)

OS X 10.7 (Lion)
Languages supported: English, French and German, but runs on all international OS X language versions

System requirements for Sophos Mobile Encryption

Platforms supported
Supported mobile platforms: Android 2.2 or higher, iOS 4.3 or higher, iPad 1 or newer, iPhone 4 or newer, iPod Touch Gen 4 or newer
Supported Cloud Storage solutions (for mobile app only): Dropbox, Egnyte, Telekom Media Center, Google Drive, OneDrive
Plus generic WebDAV support

Note: SafeGuard Encryption for Cloud Storage is required to encrypt files

System requirements for all Sophos products