CylancePROTECT Desktop release notes
CylancePROTECT Desktoprelease notes
The following tables provide information about the new features of
CylancePROTECT Desktopin the management console. For the agents, information is available in their separate sections:
What's new in the management console for CylancePROTECT Desktop (May 2023)
CylancePROTECT Desktop(May 2023)
DLL exclusions for memory protection (
In the device policy, you can now add memory protection exclusions for third-party application DLLs. For example, if you are running third-party security products in addition to
CylancePROTECT, you can add an exclusion for the appropriate .dll files so that
CylancePROTECTignores specific violations for those products.
This feature supports the Malicious Payload and System DLL Overwrite violation types only.
The following rules apply when you specify a DLL exclusion:
What's new in the management console for CylancePROTECT Desktop (January 2023)
CylancePROTECT Desktop(January 2023)
Script control setting for XLM macros in the device policy (Preview)
Administrators can now configure a script control setting in the device policy for protection against XLM macros. When a macro is executed, the agent responds to the
Microsoftanti-malware scanning interface according to the device policy.
This feature requires the following:
This feature is currently available in Preview mode where it might behave unexpectedly.
What's new in the management console for CylancePROTECT Desktop (November 2022)
CylancePROTECT Desktop(November 2022)
CylancePROTECT Desktopagent 3.1.1000 for
Linuxdevices can now request an update to the latest supported driver when an updated kernel is detected on the system. For example, if the
Linuxkernel is updated and the current installed driver does not support it, the agent can now automatically update the driver as soon as a compatible driver is released. This feature requires
CylancePROTECT Desktopagent version 3.1.1000 and the agent driver version 3.1.1000 or later.
To enable this feature, select the
Auto-update Linux Driveroption in the zone-based update rule from the
Settings > Updatemenu in the management console.
What's new in the management console for CylancePROTECT Desktop (October 2022)
CylancePROTECT Desktop(October 2022)
Custom interval for background threat detection scanning
Administrators can now set a custom interval to run background threat detection scanning from the device policy. The date of the last scan for each device is logged in the management console. The scan interval can be set between 1 and 90 days. The default scan interval is 10 days. Note that increasing the frequency of the scans may impact the device performance. You can also start the scan manually from the command line.
This feature requires
CylancePROTECT Desktopagent 3.1.1000 or later.