Endpoint Security

    This is our guide as to what it's all about, we will explain why it's evolved and why you need it.

    We sell Endpoint Security and would be happy to sell it to you, however we recognise the many other expert cyber defense solutions providers. We are all trying to keep your data safe from harm. If you don't use us, then at least use someone!

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    Cyber-crime is on the increase and the criminals are getting better at compromising business networks for financial gain.

    What is Endpoint Security?

    Endpoint security is the practice of securing endpoints or entry points of end-user devices such as desktops, laptops, and mobile devices from being exploited by malicious actors and campaigns.
    Endpoint security systems protect these endpoints on a network or in the cloud from cybersecurity threats. Endpoint security has evolved from traditional antivirus software to providing comprehensive protection from sophisticated malware and evolving zero-day threats.

    Organizations of all sizes are at risk from nation- states, hacktivists, organized crime, and malicious and accidental insider threats. Endpoint security is often seen as cybersecurity's frontline, and represents one of the first places organizations look to secure their enterprise networks.

    As the volume and sophistication of cybersecurity threats have steadily grown, so has the need for more advanced endpoint security solutions. Today’s endpoint protection systems are designed to quickly detect, analyze, block, and contain attacks in progress. To do this, they need to collaborate with each other and with other security technologies to give administrators visibility into advanced threats to speed detection and remediation response times.

    Why Endpoint Security is important?

    Adoption of endpoint protection is a vital part of enterprise cybersecurity for three primary reasons.

    • Your data is probably the most valuable asset. The loss of which or access to it would inevitably put your company at risk and maybe even insolvency.
    • Businesses have experienced a growing number of endpoints and their types.
    • Attitudes towards itinerant or remote working makes matters worse as individuals prefer to 'bring their own devices' (BYOD). The struggle to maintain security is a serious issue.
    These factors make endpoint security much more difficult, since perimeter security is increasingly insufficient and creates vulnerabilities.

    Threats are becoming more complicated with hackers are always coming up with new ways to gain access, steal information or manipulate employees into giving out sensitive information.

    It's easy to understand why endpoint protection has become a 'must have' addition to any network when you consider the reputational cost of a large-scale breach of data and the actual financial cost of such compliance violations.

    How Endpoint Protection works

    Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) work by examining files as they enter the network. Modern EPPs harness the power of the cloud to hold an ever-growing database of threat information, freeing endpoints of the bloat associated with storing all this information locally and the maintenance required to keep these databases up to date. Accessing this data in the cloud also allows for greater speed and scalability.

    The EPP provides system administrators a centralized console, which is installed on a network gateway or server and allows cybersecurity professionals to control security for each device remotely. The client software is then assigned to each endpoint—it can either be delivered as a SaaS and managed remotely, or it can be installed directly on the device. Once the endpoint has been set up, the client software can push updates to the endpoints when necessary, authenticate log-in attempts from each device, and administer corporate policies from one location. EPPs secure endpoints through application control—which blocks the use of applications that are unsafe or unauthorized—and through encryption, which helps prevent data loss.

    When the EPP is set up, it can quickly detect malware and other threats. Some solutions also include an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) component. EDR capabilities allow for the detection of more advanced threats, such as polymorphic attacks, fileless malware, and zero-day attacks. By employing continuous monitoring, the EDR solution can offer better visibility and a variety of response options.

    EPP solutions are available in on-premises or cloud based models. While cloud- based products are more scalable and can more easily integrate with your current architecture, certain regulatory/compliance rules may require on-premises security.

    Can we help you?

    Even though cyber-crime represents a serious risk to any business, not everything has to cost a lot of money and we can show you some fairly straightforward things to do to reduce your risk. If you would like to know more then click on the link and arrange a call back.

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