Endpoints are devices like laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, printers, servers, medical devices etc. If a device is connected to a network, it is considered an endpoint.
Endpoint Security protects these devices from malware and none-malware threats. These attacks attempt to steal data, ruin reputations, and cause financial damage.
Endpoint security works by combining variety of ways to detect, prevent, and respond to such attacks.
Traditional antivirus software is one aspect of the overall strategy of endpoint security. Antivirus software is not sufficient enough to combat these attacks. Endpoint security doesn’t just prevent, it also detects and respond. It is a more comprehensive platform. As sophisticated security technology gets, and so do the attack tactics and methods. Attackers today are skillful at uncovering the vulnerabilities in businesses security strategy.
Here are ways on how Endpoint Security can help protect your business:
- Offers Antivirus or Anti Malware Protection- It defends against threats including malware, crypto currency mining, ransomware, and file less malware, Endpoint security can recognize advanced threats and block them from accessing your network.
- Offers endpoint detection and response- It functions by scanning suspicious behaviors. It can uncover unknown or malicious programs dwelling on your endpoints. It provides essential incident response interface for alerting and investigating.