We are thrilled to announce the release of Heimdal 4.2.0, now rolling out with significant enhancements to our platform.

One of the key highlights is our compliance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education norms.

This ensures a safer digital environment for schools and colleges, reinforcing our commitment to protecting young users.

For an in-depth look at all the updates, improvements, and fixes, read the detailed release notes.

Additionally, you can read our official press release about this important milestone.

What’s New?

1. Compliance with Keeping Children Safe in Education Norms

Heimdal DNS Security fully complies with the UK Government’s statutory guidance, ensuring a safer digital environment for schools and colleges.

2. Advanced Device Protection

We added new automated mitigation actions for detections in Heimdal’s Next-Gen Antivirus, Firewall, and Ransomware Encryption Protection Endpoint, empowering you to enhance your IT estate’s security.

3. Improved PEDM Reporting

We strengthen your security posture through improvements to our PEDM views and the introduction of Multi-Factor Authentication for elevation requests.

4. Email Protection Enhancements

You now benefit from refined options for email quarantine management in Email Security and additional details for AI anomalies in our Email Fraud Prevention module.

5. Enriched Telemetry in Threat-hunting & Action Center for SOC / MXDR teams

Threat-hunting & Action Center just got better when it comes to providing relevant and powerful threat intel and hunting capabilities to our Corporate Customers, Partners, MS(S)Ps and our own SOC/ MXDR team, in a single pane of glass.

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Cristina is a Product Marketing Manager at Heimdal, with a wealth of experience in the software industry. She is a big believer in the power of XDR and she’s always up for a good cybersecurity story.