Welcome to the Traps Documentation site! Select a guide below to learn about Traps features and how to deploy them. With Traps, you can choose between the Traps management service, a cloud-delivered service, or the Traps Endpoint Security Manager, an on-premise security solution. 

Latest Releases

13 February 2020 Traps 6.1.5.
21 January 2020 For Traps agents running on unpatched Windows 10 endpoints, the Traps agent 6.1.4-h1 release includes a hotfix to address vulnerability CVE-2020-0601. Get all the details in our Release Notes.
18 December 2019 Traps 6.1.4 is now available.
9 December 2019 ESM 4.2.6 is now available.
18 November 2019 Windows 10 Update 1909 is now supported with Traps 6.1.3 and later releases!
7 October 2019 macOS 10.15 is now supported with Traps 6.1.2 and later releases!
25 September 2019 Windows Event logs are now collected by Traps 6.1.1 and Traps 6.1.2. In addition, you can use the Traps management service API to integrate with Demisto for automated incident response. 
23 September 2019 With the new Broker Service, Traps can now protect endpoints in restricted and closed networks.
15 September 2019 Traps 4.1 is now EOL.
3 September 2019 The  September release of Traps management service is now available.
21 August 2019 Traps 6.1.1 is now available and addresses many issues on Windows and Mac.
20 August 2019 Traps 3.4 is now EOL.

Traps Management Service

Traps™ Management Service Administrator's Guide

Provides comprehensive information for setting up your cloud-based endpoint security policy.

Traps™ Management Service Release Notes

Provide important information about Traps management service including new features and known issues.

Traps™ Agent Administrator's Guide

Describes the requirements for and how to install and use the Traps agent supported with the cloud-delivered Traps management service.

Traps™ Agent Release Notes

The Traps Agent Release Notes provide important information about the Traps agent including new features and known and addressed issues.

Endpoint Security Manager

Traps Endpoint Security Manager New Features Guide

The Traps Endpoint Security Manager New Features Guide describes all of the exciting new features introduced and provides procedures for configuring them.

Traps Endpoint Security Manager Administrator's Guide

The Traps Endpoint Security Manager Administrator's Guide provides comprehensive information for setting up your endpoint infrastructure and using the on-premise Endpoint Security Manager to manage endpoint security policies and Traps settings.

Traps™ Agent Administrator's Guide

The Traps Agent Administrator's Guide describes the requirements for and how to install and use the Traps 4.2 agent supported with the on-premise Traps Endpoint Security Manager.

Traps Endpoint Security Manager Release Notes

The Traps 4.2 Endpoint Security Manager Release Notes provide important information about Traps agent and on-premise Endpoint Security Manager including new features, known issues, addressed issues, and known incompatible security products.


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