A new generation of threats is attacking your endpoints and servers—you need to a modern defense.
Today’s attackers are after the data and intellectual property on your endpoints and servers. If you’re only relying on traditional endpoint security, such as antivirus, or network security, you’re putting your organization at risk. AV doesn’t see or stop targeted attacks, nor does it help you respond to an incident. And if an attack bypasses your network security, your endpoints will be compromised.
You need to arm your endpoints so that you can easily see and immediately stop advanced threats.
You’re blind on your endpoints and servers
Do you know what’s happening on your endpoints and servers—right now? Most security teams have no way of knowing. If you suspect malware is in your environment, how can you tell what machines it’s on? Is it executing? What is it doing?
You need to monitor and record every endpoint and server so you can see:
This visibility must be real-time with continuous, gapless recording: most malware does its damage within minutes and then morphs or deletes itself. Scans and snapshots aren’t good enough. You need to know what’s resident and running right now.
You can’t know what’s “bad” ahead of time
Are you still relying on your AV vendor to identify malware and send you signatures? That worked 20 years ago, but there’s no way AV vendors can keep up with the today’s tidal wave of malware. And they’ll never detect unique attacks targeted at you. You can’t depend on a technology that only detects malware that has already been detected before.
You need to see and record everything, and use “big data” analytics combined with a threat intelligence service for real-time signature-less detection. Rather than try to detect malware via signatures, you need to look for the indicators of advanced threats.
Incident response is too slow and expensive
You should assume you will be compromised at some point—and what will you do about it? If you suspect a particular malicious hash is in your environment, how long will it take you to figure out what machines it’s on, how it got there, what it did, and where it is now? For most companies this will take weeks or months. And you can’t afford to call in an expensive third party every time you think you’ve been attacked.
You need a recorded history about everything that’s happened on your endpoints and servers combined with a Live Response capability to remotely inspect any machine and intervene with the attack. Instantly see the “kill chain” for the attack: where it started, what it did, where it is now, and what you should do about it. And once you have clearly identified the attack, you need to immediately contain and control it by blocking its execution on every computer at once.
Traditional endpoint security doesn’t stop advanced threats
If AV vendors can’t detect today’s malware fast enough, they surely can’t stop it, either. Traditional endpoint and server protection is reactive and stops only what’s been seen before. That just doesn’t work anymore.
You need proactive prevention techniques that are not based on signatures. And because you have different machines and users—servers, domain controllers, fixed-function devices, high-risk users, general users, etc.—you need multiple prevention techniques that you can customize for each group of machines or users. You need to be in charge of your own prevention—not waiting for an AV vendor to provide it.
Your endpoint security doesn’t integrate with your security stack
How do you share information across your security stack? Your endpoint security can be a rich source of data about attacks and attackers—but often is not accessible except for alerts and logs.
Open & Extensible
You need all of your security tools to work together. With open APIs, you can quickly push and pull information and instructions across your security stack to automate alerts for real-time response and remediation.