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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Endpoint Protection Platforms

Published: 10 May 2019

ID: G00405365

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Designed to prevent, detect and respond to malicious files and activities, EPPs form an integral part of security architecture of any organization. SRM leaders can leverage lessons learned submitted to Gartner Peer Insights to implement or upgrade EPP services successfully.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Understand How EPP Products Function; Know Your Risk Appetite and Threat Landscape to Define Your Security Policy
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate Products Against Your Security Requirements Before Purchasing
  • Lesson 3: Ensure Your Security Policies Are Set Up and Evaluated in a Test Environment Before Mass Deployment
  • Lesson 4: Choose a Professional Service and Plan for a Staged Rollout
  • Lesson 5: Take Advantage of the Training Resources Provided by Your Vendor; Also Sign Up for the Online Trainings
  • Methodology

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