Apple has released its latest MacOS version, Big Sur, and while it promises some exciting features, we ask that you hold off updating your work computers. We find that with every MacOS update something breaks and needs some configuration to work in the CSCS environment. Already 2 important issues have surfaced:
- It doesn’t work with Sophos Anti-Virus
- It doesn’t work with the Fortinet VPN client
We continue to test Big Sur and will confirm when it is ready for support. In the meanwhile, we will be blocking macOS updates to Big Sur to ensure that no computers are left unsecured by not having an antivirus programme. Please see https://confluence.medschl.cam.ac.uk/x/b63XBQ for additional details. You can also check for updates to our testing and adoption of Big Sur here – https://confluence.medschl.cam.ac.uk/x/awTQ.