A mature endpoint security strategy can significantly reduce the risk of an incident leading to a larger breach.
As your first line of defense, investing in endpoint security helps prevent or at least slow the spread of threats, maintain some level of operations and protect users. An effective endpoint security strategy can be as layered as you want it to be. But you’ll have a strong foundation if you build off of four strategies which I outline in my new latest webinar, Four Essential Strategies for Endpoint Security and Protection
Strong asset management and software auditing followed by vulnerability management and dealing with incidents are all essential.
We all hope bad things won’t happen, and we work incredibly hard to mitigate the risks inherent in operating and managing technology today. But it’s inevitable that something will happen. Balancing the needs of your business against the exposure to threats, which is as much art as science, makes vulnerability management one of the most critical pieces of your security puzzle. It’s also one of the hardest to keep up with. For this reason, you must also have a plan and process in place for dealing with incidents.
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