A policy is a set of options (for example, settings for malware protection) that Sophos Central applies to protected users, devices, servers, or networks.

There's a policy for each product or for a feature that’s part of a product.

For example, there's a policy for the application control feature.

To find out how policies work and how you can use them to customize security settings, see About Policies.

To find out how to create and edit policies, see Create or Edit a Policy.

Restriction Your assigned administrator role affects what you can do.

Help with specific policies

You can help on using Endpoint Protections policies in Endpoint Protection.

You can find help on using Device Encryption policies in Encryption.

You can find help on using Server Protection policies in Server Protection.

You can find help on using Email Gateway policies in Email Gateway.

You can find help on using Web Gateway policies in Web Gateway.