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Prepare for Endpoint Protection Shifting to the Cloud

Published: 28 February 2019

ID: G00378365

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook


The endpoint protection market is undergoing a transformation that will change the way that endpoint protection is delivered, managed and adapted. Security and risk management leaders should re-evaluate their current solutions and plan a path to more adaptive, cloud-delivered solutions.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • EPP/EDR Buyers Are Rapidly Shifting Away From Client/Server Architectures to More Nimble, Cloud-Delivered Products
  • The Increased Visibility From EDR Tools Improves Existing Incident Responses and Remediation Efforts
  • The EPP Industry Is Still Doing a Poor Job of Addressing the Requirement to Harden Endpoints With Vulnerability and Configuration Management

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