Gartner Research

Roadmap for Improving Endpoint Security

Published: 19 June 2018

ID: G00343353

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook


Endpoints are a primary target in common and advanced cyberattacks. Security and risk management leaders should use this guide to evaluate the quality of their current endpoint protection and identify next steps to improve their resilience.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate the Risks
  • Consider the Attacker Landscape
  • Prioritize Projects
    • Endpoint Protection, Level 1
    • Endpoint Protection, Level 2
    • Endpoint Protection, Level 3
    • Endpoint Protection, Level 4
    • Endpoint Protection, Level 5

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