Endpoints are all laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, printers, servers, medical devices etc. If a device is connected to a network, it is considered an endpoint, and if it is connected to a network, it can be reached and accessed (if unprotected). Cyber-attacks have increased by 67% in the last 5 years (source: Accenture 2019 Cost of Cybercrime Study), these attacks attempt to steal your data, ruin reputations, cause financial damage by corrupting your system. Many times, Antivirus software is not sufficient to combat these attacks alone, and attackers today are skillful at uncovering the vulnerabilities in business security strategy. Therefore, proper Endpoint Security policies and procedures should address the work environment, the workstation, and the workers themselves. All 3 of these aspects don’t just prevent, they also detect and respond accordingly to mitigate any infection that might occur.
Endpoint Security is a comprehensive process. As sophisticated security technology gets, and so do the attack tactics and methods. Endpoint security works by combining a variety of ways to prevent, detect, and respond to such attacks.
Here are ways on how Endpoint Security can help protect your business:
Antivirus or Anti Malware Protection- defends against threats including malware, ransomware, and file-less malware, Endpoint security can recognize advanced threats and block them from accessing your network.
- Encrypt your Hard Drive (See How Encrypting can help you here)
- Install trustworthy Antivirus – Simplicit use tools going beyond regular Antivirus, including social engineering patter behavior, updating your company based on latest trend in your industry and more (Click here to request a demo)
- Investing on Cyber-Security Training for your Staff – click here how to get started today on training your workforce to know what to look out for
- 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.
- When an infection hits you must act quickly in order to minimize damage, our took help you isolate the infection, and treat it before it can spread to the rest of your network.