What is Endpoint Protection?
Endpoint protection is an approach to protect networks that are remotely bridged to employee devices. The connection of laptops, tablets, mobile devices, and other wireless devices creates a path of attack for potential protection threats.
Endpoint protection requires constant vigilance and is in many ways the hardest part of any security enterprise.
Why is endpoint protection Important?
Many organizations are embracing a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy for employee convenience and cost-efficiency. Employees are storing highly sensitive organizational data alongside social apps and family photographs. These devices are often equipped with consumer-grade antivirus protection, lacking the protections of corporate databases. Without adequate endpoint protection measures, your organization is one snatched purse away from a major data breach.
5 Endpoint Protection Best Practices
Fortunately, there are a number of steps that can be taken to dramatically reduce the risk and/or impact of an endpoint protection breach. Here are five best practices to help keep your data secure: