Prerequisite: You have activated an SMC
The Sophos Mobile Security app protects you from browsing
sites with malicious, undesirable or illegal content.
Note: Web filtering only works
with the Android web browser or with Google Chrome.
On the menu sidebar, under CONFIGURE, click
Profiles, policies and then click
The Profiles and policies page is
Click Create and select Mobile Security
The Edit policy page is displayed.
Enter a Name and a Version for
the new profile.
In the Description field, enter a description for the
Click Add configuration.
The Available configurations page is
Select Web filtering and click
The Web filtering page is displayed.
In the Filter malicious websites field, specify whether
you want to Allow access to malicious websites,
Warn the user against malicious websites, or
Block these sites.
Under Filter websites by category, specify for each
category whether you want to Allow access to websites of
this category, Warn the user against potential malicious,
undesirable or illegal content, or Block websites of this
Websites are categorized based on data from SophosLabs. The data is updated
Under Website exceptions, you can define:
Allowed domains: add domains or IP addresses
that are allowed, even though the category they belong to is blocked.
Blocked domains: add domains or IP addresses
that are blocked, even though the category they belong to is
You can insert domain names or IP addresses. Examples: www.company.com,
*.company.com, 10.2.0.1, 10.2.0.1/24
Users cannot change the settings that you specified in the Sophos Mobile Control.