Choosing the Right Endpoint Security Solution

With the growing number of connected devices and workplace mobility becoming a common practice in most organisations, businesses need to ensure their devices are always secure. Unsecured endpoint devices, be it mobile phones, tablets, desktops or laptops, can be used as an entry point for cybercriminals. Businesses need to ensure these devices are well protected when their employees use them.

At the same time, there are a lot of endpoint security solutions that are available in the market. How do you ensure you are picking the right solution for your endpoint security?

Having a multi-layered endpoint security solution is something that is often talked about and is no doubt important. However, one aspect that is often overlooked is how businesses can now leverage the power, convenience and cost-effectiveness of the cloud to provide proactive protection and advanced threat detection for all their endpoint devices.

While it is common for businesses to have an on-premises console to manage their endpoint security, it requires a dedicated server, SQL database and separate agents to be deployed onto every managed endpoint. This, of course, will have an impact on your OPEX and also require you to have more employees overlooking them.

Now, cloud-based solutions, on the other hand, are a much more cost-saving option, which is why a lot of businesses are turning to a cloud-based management system for their endpoint security. But it is not just cost that comes into play when looking at a cloud-based option. Businesses are choosing to migrate to a cloud-based platform solution because it improves protection against cyberattacks at every point of the attack chain.

As more and more businesses are migrating onto the cloud as an important part of their digital transformation journey, it only makes sense to do the same with endpoint protection as well.

A cloud-based solution will also give you visibility into potential endpoint problems and manage security policies across all of your endpoints, be it Windows or Mac. Apart from reducing hardware and database management costs, it allows you to reduce your agent footprint and decrease deployment complexity.

Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection is a cloud-based endpoint solution that keeps your business endpoints safe from advanced cyber attacks. By using its Multi-Vector Protection with seven layers of static and dynamic protection as well as detection techniques, it also integrates thorough and effective threat remediation using Linking Engine technology.

Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection has three capabilities that make it unique. They are:

  • Anomaly Detection Machine Learning – uses AI to identify files and treats anomalous files as a potential threat.

  • Asset Management – collects detailed endpoint information and provides administrators central access to the system hardware and software information as well as increased visibility for each endpoint.

  • Single modular endpoint agent – allows endpoints and security policies to be managed at cloud-scale as well as reduces management complexity.

To find out more about how your business can protect your endpoint devices and whether Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection is the right solution for you, click here.

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