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Brute force attack protection
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 01:00 PM

In this article, you can see Safetica protection from the brute force attack.

The following protection has been implemented to protect password breakage. It concerns the attack on the SMS login password and the local administrator password on the end station. Inspired by Slow Down Online Guessing Attacks with Device Cookies. WebSafetica uses a similar
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List of changes in Safetica 9.1
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:59 PM

This list contains the main changes, improvements and bug fixes in Safetica 9.1.

Major improvements

  • New rule-based system for configuring sensitive content detection
  • E-mail audit for Office 365's Exchange Online - not dependent on Safetica endpoint clients
  • More standardized Safetica e-mail classification - enables easier integration with third party e-mail gateways
  • Security audit improvements - simplified UX in WebSafetica and
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Server has received an incorrect request
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:58 PM

Safetica 9.1. is coming with increased network security.

Safetica Management Service always checks connections for valid data only. Connections which doesn't respect our protocol or send some potentially dangerous data (too much of data, too many requests, ...) will be aborted. 

Possible reasons are some invalid requests received from some unknown client, an effort to hack the connection from some third party,
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List of changes in Safetica 9.0
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:55 PM
Important technological changes in Safetica 9.0:
  • Support for Windows XP, Server 2003 and 2008 has been discontinued
  • .NET 4.5.2 is required for Safetica Management Service and endpoint clients (the latest version is automatically installed on the endpoints)
New in Safetica 9.0
  • New, unified and simplified DLP policy system:
    • Manage all your DLP settings from a single view
    • Save time by using predefined policy templates or
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Safetica 9 setting conversion
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:55 PM

Safetica 9 includes a significantly reworked DLP policy system. When you update to Safetica 9, conversion of settings needs to occur to maintain your previous DLP configuration.

The main changes in Safetica 9:

  • New DLP policy view with a clear policy priority system
  • DLP rules and Security policies have been merged into the new DLP
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Where is Channel Control?
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:54 PM

Safetica 8 introduced a simple but powerful feature called Channel Control. It was well-received by our users, but its design had limitations and was rather disconnected from the rest of Safetica DLP features.


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List of changes in Safetica 8.4
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:53 PM

Important: Safetica 8.4 is the last version with support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Future versions will not be deployable to these platforms.

Major improvements
  • New instant messaging setting available in all DLP security policies
  • Content-aware DLP detection support for Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Safetica user tree can show AD security groups and departments
  • Websites and applications can be blocked in WebSafetica directly
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List of changes in Safetica 8.3
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:52 PM
Major improvements
  • New approaches to DLP: use dynamic content detection or existing data classification to protect your sensitive data. Use new types of data categories and security policies to set these up.
  • Former File tagging view has been merged with a revamped Data category view
  • Advanced clipboard behavior settings for expert DLP use cases (
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Web control and Application control changes
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:52 PM

Safetica 8.3 brought several changes related to Web control and Application control modules. These changes are related to product changes made to improve the usability and performance of these modules.

Web control changes

Rules based on IP addresses are no longer supported. If there were any rules based on IP addresses, they remain visible in Safetica Management Console, so you can replace them with rules based on
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List of changes in Safetica 8.0
Posted by Miloš Blata on 13 September 2019 12:51 PM

This list contains the main changes, improvements and bug fixes in Safetica 8.0 released on April 25, 2018.

  • Channel Control: A brand new feature for restricting data flow and sensitive data transfers in outgoing communication channels: e-mail, web upload and instant messaging applications.
  • More accurate detection of sensitive data: Improved accuracy of existing predefined algorithms and dictionaries, with four new regional and
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