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Endpoint Detection is Critical for Your Organization’s Security

Endpoint Detection is Critical for Your Organization’s Security

In today’s world of perpetual security breaches and cyberattacks, it’s no surprise that the greatest response to such threats is to actively prevent them from harming your organization in the first place. One key tool in this effort is an endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution. With endpoint protection on your business’ side, you can leverage a robust and powerful security solution to handle a significant portion of your network security.

Of course, no network security solution is all-inclusive, but the modern endpoint protection system is about as inclusive as it gets. Let’s go over the functionality of endpoint protection and what you can expect from your security solution.

What Does an EDR System Protect Against?

A better question might be, “What does endpoint protection not protect you from,” to be perfectly honest. Many of the common threats your organization will encounter can be protected from by an endpoint protection solution. Here are some of the features of the tool:

  • A firewall to scan incoming and outgoing network traffic for threats
  • Intrusion detection and prevention to monitor for potential suspicious activity on your network
  • Antivirus and antimalware tools to eradicate malicious software on your network in real-time
  • Content filtering to keep employees on task and away from potentially malicious websites
  • Spam blocking to keep wasteful and potentially dangerous messages out of your email inboxes

What Are the Benefits of Endpoint Protection?

Naturally, there are many benefits to using endpoint protection for your business security needs. Here are some of the best:

  • Simplified management of your security solutions through one single platform
  • A more cost-effective but powerful single platform for all your IT security needs
  • Full protection against a wide array of threats, both known and unknown
  • The ability to scale your security solution to grow alongside your business

Your Business Needs a Security Solution

If you take anything away from this article, we want it to be that actively preventing cyberattacks is infinitely better than responding to a successful one. Not only do you save precious time and resources that could be thrown away by responding to problems that could have easily been prevented, but you can also save your business’ reputation in the process by ensuring no criminal gets the better of you.

Ferrum Technology Services can help your organization stay secure against the myriad threats that want to target your infrastructure. To learn more about how we can implement an endpoint protection and response system, among other security measures, contact us at (847) 697-3282.

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