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Sunday, November 02, 2008

Endpoint Security PC Protection – Anti Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall –Intrusion Prevention, Anti Malware Software Program

What is End-Point Security?

End-Point Security is the measures that are being taken to access the risks at endpoints and protect them. In simple words, endpoint security is the security implementation methods concerned to prevent and protect the network, which include the Enterprise firewall systems, client antivirus with anti malware software program, spyware detection and removal tools to prevent intrusions (Access Control) and delete i.e. quarantine the unwanted programs such as viruses, worms, Trojans, malware, spyware, adware and other hacking tools trying to get unauthorised access to the computer. An effective Endpoint Security system monitors the risks, takes the necessary security measures and also has a reporting system to provide the results of the security measures taken by the end-point security system (Firewall, Antivirus, or internet security suite) through log files, which would be used by the management and administration, to make more effective build.

What is the benefit of using an Endpoint Security System?
The security threats and vulnerabilities are always in an increasing rate day-to-day. So it has become essential to protect the WAN (Wide Area Network) and LAN (Local Area Network) Endpoints. So an Effective Endpoint Security if implemented maintains a safe productivity level and helps the businesses to improve their business results by preventing losses that occur due to vulnerability and security incidents happening over the computer network.

What are the current security threats and vulnerabilities?
New types of internet security threats are emerging on a regular basis, which makes our computer vulnerable to hacker attacks. The vulnerabilities include buffer overflow attacks, key-loggers (Key Stroke Loggers), spam emails, email worms, zombies, Trojan horses, DDOS Zombies host, spyware, adware’s, malware and so on. Also nowadays many of these types of vulnerabilities and threats are being injected into the computer, when a user downloads a free software, or gaming, or porn websites, and even via unsecure emails, which causes disruptions to the endpoints. Since most of the business transactions are being transmitted over the network, the endpoints have now become the primary target to phishers and hackers. So the enterprises needs to confront for the endpoint security systems to secure the core business related materials and confidential information. Click to view the current internet security threats and vulnerabilities.

Endpoint Security System – What does it consist of?
An Endpoint security System tools include Client Antivirus, Firewall – Host intrusion prevention system, Anti-Spam with Email Scanners, Anti-Spyware removal tool, adware blocker tools, root-kit prevention, anti-Keyloggers programs, endpoint vulnerability assessment tools, patch management remediation programs, client remote access (IPSec VPN , SSL VPN ie. Secure Sockets Layers Virtual Private Network), Regulatory Compliance, Endpoint management and policy enforcement, host detection and compliance, endpoint policy development and communications, Reporting and logging security threats and vulnerabilities, and action taken to prevent them.

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