Features Introduced in Cortex XDR Agent 8.1 - Release Notes - 8.1 - Cortex XDR - Cortex XDR Agent - Advanced Endpoint Protection - Security Operations

Cortex XDR Agent Release Notes

Product
Cortex XDR
Cortex XDR Agent
Version
8.1
Creation date
2023-11-01
Last date published
2023-11-27
Category
Release Notes

The following table describes the new features introduced in Cortex XDR agent 8.1 releases according to the supported agent operating systems.

Cortex XDR Agent 8.1.1 New Features

The following feature was added for Cortex XDR agents running on Linux endpoints:

Feature

Description

New Linux Support

Cortex XDR agent version 8.1.1 supports Amazon Linux 2023

Cortex XDR Agent 8.1.0 New Features

Cross-Platform Features

The following features were added to Cortex XDR agents running on Windows, Linux, and Mac endpoints:

Feature

Description

File protection

Files that are downloaded from Cortex XDR agent are now password protected.

Mac Features

The following feature was added to Cortex XDR agents running on Mac endpoints:

Feature

Description

Event collection

Cortex XDR agent now collects USB device information for EDR events.

Linux Features

The following features were added to Cortex XDR agents running on Linux endpoints:

Feature

Description

Operating systems

Support added for CentOS Stream 8 and CentOS Stream 9.

Support added for OpenShift Container Platform.

Yara processing

Added Yara processing capabilities for Linux.

Agent isolation

Added the option to cancel agent isolation when a connection with the managing server is lost for a predefined continuous period of time.

Android Features

The following feature was added to the Cortex XDR Android app:

Feature

Description

User interface

The Cortex XDR agent app for Android now offers an optimized and refreshed user interface for Chromebooks and tablets.