The Real Value of a Non-Signature-Based Anti-Malware Solution to Your Organization


Archived Published: 22 September 2016 ID: G00308947

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Summary

New nonsignature approaches to malware prevention will reduce the odds of malware infections and successful targeted attacks, but CISOs must consider the impacts of a rapidly shifting market and opportunity costs.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Make Tactical Investments in Nonsignature Malware Protection
    • Ensure That Existing Hardening Tools Are Fully Utilized and Incumbent EPP Solutions Are Upgraded
    • Look for Solutions That Match Organizational Resources and Attitudes to Security
    • Carefully Consider the Trade-Offs Between New Solutions and New Security Operations Staff When Budget Is a Critical Decision Factor
    • Focus on Endpoint Security First, and Layer Network Security to Protect Nonstandard Endpoints
    • Demand a Roadmap
    • Consider the Role of Non-Signature-Based Approaches in Server Environments
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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