Effective Tactics to Protect Midmarket Enterprises From Advanced Threats


Published: 29 March 2016 ID: G00296335

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Summary

Midsize enterprises face unique challenges when dealing with advanced threats that bypass traditional security protection mechanisms. Midmarket I&O leaders need to strengthen attack prevention capabilities and improve detection and response when the inevitable compromise occurs.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Improve Prevention
      • Start With Stronger Hardening Strategies for Prevention
      • Update to Latest EPP Offering
      • Add Network Sandboxing for Defense In-Depth
      • Update Your Network Edge Security With Threat Intelligence Feeds
      • Use Application Control (Whitelisting) for Server Protection
      • Adopt Web Application Security Testing as a Service
    • Detection and Response
      • Consider Advanced Threat Detection Delivered as a Managed Service
      • Pressure EPP Vendors to Add EDR Capabilities and Wait
      • Get Visibility Into Cloud Services Usage
      • Don't Underestimate the Critical Importance of Backup/Recovery
    • Bottom Line
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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