Absolute 7.19 Release Summary

New on February 28, 2022

The February 2022 release (v7.19) of the Absolute Platform helps IT and security teams:

Derive real-time asset and security insights across their endpoints

Self-heal mission-critical applications to manage devices and enforce security policies

This release includes additional feature enhancements in several areas of the Absolute Console, as outlined in the Release Notes.

What's New?

Derive real-time asset and security insights across endpoints

Absolute Insights for Endpoints provides historical IT and security trends across your fleet to help you manage devices, maintain end user experience, and comply with internal policies or regulatory requirements. This exciting new add-on product enables practitioners to customize their asset management and security dashboards according to their organization’s specific business and compliance needs through targeted filters, as well as data aggregation and querying capabilities. Absolute Insights for Endpoints is available for purchase as an add-on module and requires an existing subscription to either the Absolute Visibility, Control, or Resilience service tier. For more information, visit the Absolute Insights for Endpoints product page and contact Absolute Sales.

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Self-heal critical applications to manage devices and enforce security policies

Support for seven new applications added to the Absolute Application Persistence Library, as well as three version updates. Application Persistence enables IT and security administrators to self-heal critical security applications across your endpoints. The capability leverages Absolute Persistence® technology embedded in the firmware of PCs to monitor and remediate the health of core security applications, ensuring they are resistant to negligent or malicious tampering. The Application Persistence Library adds support for the following applications:

Newly Supported Applications:

  • Microsoft® Defender Antivirus (Endpoint Protection Platform, Anti-Malware)
  • Sophos® Endpoint Protection (Endpoint Protection Platform, Anti-Malware)
  • Lightspeed Filter Smart Agent (Remote Desktop Management)
  • Fortinet® FortiClient Fabric Agent (Virtual Private Network, Zero-Trust Network Access)
  • Symantec® DLP (Data Loss Prevention)
  • Teramind Agent (User Activity Monitoring, Data Loss Prevention)
  • Qualys® Cloud Agent (Vulnerability Management)

Version Updates to Existing Applications:

  • SmartDeploy® v3.x (Remote Desktop Management)
  • Tanium® v7.4 (Endpoint Protection Platform)
  • VMware® Carbon Black Cloud v3.7 (Endpoint Protection Platform)

Additional Enhancements

To learn more about the other feature enhancements and fixes included in the February 2022 release of the Absolute platform (v7.19), please refer to the Release Notes.

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