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How to Decide Whether Endpoint and Network Security Integration Is a Feature or a Fad

Published: 29 June 2017

ID: G00321058

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook


Security vendors are increasingly promoting the integration of endpoint and network security. There are advantages to this approach; however, security and management leaders must understand the level of integration and the type of integration.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Open Versus Closed Solutions
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
    • Vendor-Specific Management Consoles
    • SIEM Solutions
    • Dedicated EDR
    • SOAR Technologies
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers

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