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A policy is a set of options (such as 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.

Your assigned administrator role affects what you can do.

Help with specific policies

You can help on using Endpoint Protections policies in Endpoint.

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

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

You can find help on using Email Security policies in Email Protection.