Description of Security & Antivirus Guard
What is the Security & Antivirus Guard application, how does it work?
According to the introduction of Sophos Limited, Security & Antivirus Guard is a Tools app on the Android platform. There is currently a 9.0.3082 version released on Jul 30, 2019, you can see the details below.
This app is an add-on to Sophos Free Antivirus & Security and to Sophos Mobile Control, to ensure that these apps run at all times. It checks the running processes on your device and restarts the monitored apps if they are terminated.
Note: Sophos Security & Antivirus Guard works only in combination with Sophos Free Antivirus & Security or Sophos Mobile Control. You can install these apps from Google Play Store.
Notes on required permissions
Device & app history, retrieve running apps
: This permission is required to determine if Sophos Free Antivirus & Security and Sophos Mobile Control are still running.