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10/31/2015
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7 Elements Of Modern Endpoint Security

What it takes to secure and tap into the 'source of the truth' in today's threatscape.
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Detection (Not Prevention)

It's no longer about preventing attacks at the endpoint--that can't be done 100 percent of the time--but instead catching an attack or attack attempt ASAP. The goal is to mitigate the damage and stop any further infiltration into the network via the victimized user's machine.
Detection also entails spotting unpatched vulnerabilities or misconfigurations in an endpoint on the network that could be used by an attacker. But detection alone is not enough for today's rapid-fire threat landscape.

Image source: Gartner

Detection (Not Prevention)

It's no longer about preventing attacks at the endpoint--that can't be done 100 percent of the time--but instead catching an attack or attack attempt ASAP. The goal is to mitigate the damage and stop any further infiltration into the network via the victimized user's machine.

Detection also entails spotting unpatched vulnerabilities or misconfigurations in an endpoint on the network that could be used by an attacker. But detection alone is not enough for today's rapid-fire threat landscape.

Image source: Gartner

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MikkoK496
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11/18/2015 | 8:33:27 AM
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Encryption & Wiping?
Gebildete
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Gebildete,
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11/9/2015 | 4:58:17 AM
Testing.
It's only time of the question how can we secure our data. I always test all the apps on the konstruktor. The ASAP bugs are connected with the security. What can we do to protest ourselves? We can work not fast but efficiently.  
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11/2/2015 | 10:22:01 PM
Post-exploit
n important differentiator of these tools versus traditional tools like AV is that these tools can see post-exploit behavior and that is where we are traditionally blind. Our traditional tools focus on the exploit. A motivated adversary will eventually find a way in. We haven't had tools that collect the data required to differentiate a malicious attacker from a benign administrator. These types of tools have the potential to give us useful insight into the intention of actions taken on our end point devices.
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kshaurette,
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11/2/2015 | 9:31:25 AM
User Activity and Behavior Monitoring
Has anyone looked into the smaller company out of Wisconsin called Sergeant Laboratories, www.sgtlabs.com.  They've recently been making a claim to be able to provide a level of behavior monitoronig that other solutions don't do.  I"ve worked with their product in the past in a former life implementing it in schools, governmennt and a couple banks.  Back then it was really strong for forensics and tracking activity, but I hear from a recent confernece the've really changed the arcitecture to offer a much more robust tracking and was wondering if any others had seen or experience this to refute or confirm the claims.
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