Gartner Research

Endpoint and Server Security: Common Goals, Divergent Solutions

Published: 10 November 2017

ID: G00318860

Analyst(s): Ian McShane


Enterprise data center workloads have changed drastically, and no longer have the same security requirements as endpoints. Security and risk management leaders should not protect server workloads with the same controls that are applied to laptops and desktops.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Focus on a Workload-Centric Approach
  • Reduce the Threat Surface
  • Monitor for Suspicious Behavior and Misuse of Trusted Processes

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