Product Update - May 13th, 2024

New Features & Enhancements

  • Network XDR Indication for LAN Socket Port Status: You can now use Network XDR to monitor changes to the status of the Socket LAN port with the new LAN Port Down indication.
  • Additional X1700 WAN Interfaces: Starting with Socket v20, the X1700 and X1700B Sockets support four WAN interfaces.
    • Previously up to three WAN interfaces were supported
  • Comments for XDR Stories: You can now add comments to XDR stories to document the investigation process and enhance collaboration between team members.
    • Add comments to both Security and Network stories
    • Available for XDR Core, XDR Pro, and Managed XDR customers
  • New Device Posture Checks Supported on Linux Client: You can now include a check for Patch Management and DLP on Linux devices within your Device Posture Profiles. The Device Posture Profile can be included in your Client Connectivity and security policies.
    • Supported from Linux Client v5.2 and higher
  • Enhanced Deployment for ESXi vSocket: The ESXi vSocket OVF template now lets you configure static Network Settings during the deployment process. This update provides a streamlined setup by eliminating the need to configure static IP settings through the Socket Web UI after deployment.
    • Previously, only DHCP was supported during deployment
    • This feature requires Socket version 19.0 or higher
  • Support for Additional Diffie-Hellman Groups for IPSec IKEv2 Sites: We now support two new key length groups, 19 and 20, that you can select when configuring the Diffie-Hellman Group for an IPsec IKEv2 site.
  • Cato Cross Connect is Now Cloud Interconnect: We are renaming our Cross Connect offering to Cloud Interconnect.
    • No impact on existing deployments, we are changing the name in the Cato Management Application
  • Enhanced Visibility of Protected Endpoints: To enhance the visibility of the endpoints protected by Cato’s Endpoint Protection, we have updated the Protected Endpoints page to include:
    • High-level summary of protected endpoints and their status
    • New filter
    • Improved search
    • Refresh button


Note: Content described in this update is gradually rolled out to the Cato PoPs over a two-week period. In addition, new features are gradually activated in the Cato Management Application over the same two-week rollout period as the PoPs. For more information, see this article. See the Cato Status Page for more information about the planned maintenance schedule.

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