Endpoint Security Review: a Defense-in-depth Perspective on Ransomware

March 2, 2022

Ransomware attacks are ever evolving and more prevalent than before – directly disrupting business and causing reputational repercussions by making the headlines. Combined with the costs of lawsuits and fines, endpoint attacks cost large enterprises over $9 million. In a CyberArk survey of 1,000 IT security decision makers, 59 percent included ransomware on their list of greatest security risks.

This eBook reviews the five essential elements of a defense-in-depth approach to ransomware protection. A multi-layered endpoint security plan can help you shore up vulnerabilities, improve your security posture and mitigate risk.

  1. Endpoint Detection & Response: Detect and respond to advanced active attacks on endpoints 
  2. Antivirus/NGAV: Prevent malware infection using a variety of techniques 
  3. Endpoint Privilege Management: Manage local admin rights and application access while maintaining user productivity 
  4. CDR – Email Security: Protect email accounts against unauthorized access, loss or compromise 
  5. Patching: Apply updates to address security issues and bug fixes 

A multi-layered endpoint security plan can help you shore up vulnerabilities, improve your security posture and mitigate risk. 

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