Gartner Research

Solution Criteria for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Published: 09 January 2020

ID: G00451097

Analyst(s): Mario de Boer, Jon Amato

Summary

Endpoint protection platforms provide malware protection along with other endpoint security features. This research outlines criteria that will help security and risk management technical professionals both differentiate between EPPs and select the most appropriate solution for their enterprises.

Table Of Contents

Solution Criteria

  • Centralized Management and Reporting
    • Centralized Management
    • Alerting and Reporting
  • General Criteria for Endpoint Protection
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Attack Surface Reduction
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Pre-execution Endpoint Protection Techniques
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Peri-execution Endpoint Protection Techniques
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Endpoint Detection and Response Techniques
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Network Protection
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Advanced Server Support
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Service and Support
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional

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