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Why You Need to Manage Your Endpoints

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Why You Need to Manage Your Endpoints

Endpoint management is imperative today for business of all sizes. With EPP and EDR solutions available, which is the best option for your organization?

Endpoint Management is More Critical than Ever

Not every security or IT team has a confident endpoint management strategy. A recent survey of 1,000 IT professionals found that, while 88 percent of respondents acknowledged the importance of endpoint management, nearly a third didn’t know how many endpoint devices existed within their organization.

An endpoint is simply an Internet-capable hardware device on a TCP/IP network. The term can refer to desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets, thin clients, printers, or other specialized hardware, such POS terminals, smart meters, AC control systems, thermometers, and the like. The connection of these devices to corporate networks creates attack paths for security threats. It stands to reason, then, that endpoint security is imperative today for business of all sizes.

EPP vs. EDR Solutions

 So, how can IT and security teams go about this? It starts with the overall concept of endpoint management: the ability to centrally discover, provision, deploy, update, and troubleshoot endpoint devices within an organization.

Such security tends to be split into two categories—albeit categories that are converging: Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) and Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR).

EPP is a solution deployed on endpoint devices to prevent file-based malware attacks, detect malicious activity, and provide the investigation and remediation capabilities needed to respond to dynamic security incidents and alerts.

According to Cybrary, EPP is designed to detect and block threats at the device level. To achieve this, EPP tools contain other security solutions such as:

  • Antivirus
  • Anti-malware
  • Data encryption
  • Personal firewalls
  • Intrusion prevention (IPS)
  • Data loss prevention (DLP)

Traditional EPP solutions are preventative by nature, and typically use a signature-based approach to identify threats. The latest EPP solutions have, however, evolved to utilize a broader range of detection techniques.

Antivirus Software Isn’t Enough

On the other hand, says Cybrary, “EDR tools are designed to monitor and record activity on endpoints, detect suspicious behavior, security risks, and respond to internal and external threats. You can use EDR solutions to track, monitor, and analyze data on endpoints to enhance the fortification of your environment.”

The article goes on to explain that EDR tools do not replace traditional tools such as antivirus and firewalls but, instead, work with them to provide enhanced security capabilities. Since these tools protect endpoints, they can be considered a part of a broader endpoint management concept.

“In other words,” according to Cybrary, “antivirus software only protects end-user devices while EDR provides network security by authenticating log-ins, monitoring network activities, and deploying updates.”

While the capabilities of EDR solutions can vary, they all share the same primary purpose; alerting the user of suspicious activity and investigating threats in real-time to study the root of the attack and stop it.

It might seem like the distinction between EPP and EDR is straightforward, but it is not always that simple. Traditionally, EPP is thought of as a first-line defense mechanism, effective at blocking known threats. EDR, on the other hand, is seen as the next layer of security, providing additional tools to detect threats, analyze intrusions, and respond to attacks.

The Benefits of EDR Solutions

 EDR solutions tend to have four primary competencies: detect security incidents; contain the incident at the endpoint so network traffic or process execution can be remotely controlled; investigate security incidents; and remediate endpoints to a pre-infection state. Innovation, in the form of artificial intelligence (AI), allows EDR solutions to predict threats before they occur, in addition to the four competencies focused on detecting and eliminating threats.

EDR was initially positioned as a solution for large organizations with dedicated cybersecurity centers that can use the inputs provided by EDR to fight intrusion to their network. Now there is a growing acceptance that EDR capabilities are a necessity for all organizations of all sizes.

Of late, according to Cybrary, EDR providers have begun to incorporate aspects of EPPs into their products, and EPP providers to integrate basic EDR functionality in their solutions as well. Some companies are even now offering a more holistic security solution that combines EDR security and EPP security tools to provide both active and passive endpoint protection.

How Syxsense Can Help

Today, organizations have realized that the two solutions complement each other. Syxsense is one of those companies. As cybersecurity threats grow, there is more pressure than ever to stay ahead of the curve.

Syxsense Secure brings together endpoint management and security for greater efficiency and collaboration between IT management and security teams. Our AI-driven threat protection gets you in front of any malicious cyberattack with the power of predictive technology.

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Cybersecurity

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming integral to our personal and business lives. How will it affect cybersecurity in the next decade?

Artificial Intelligence is Growing

Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming integral to our personal and business lives. A recent article on Forbes noted that, while “machines haven’t taken over. . .  they are seeping their way into our lives, affecting how we live, work and entertain ourselves.” Apple, Tesla, Facebook, Amazon—these are just a few of the companies that have already begun to bring AI-infused products and services to the masses.

AI and automation is in use at 41 percent of companies. Another 42 percent are actively researching it, according to the 2019 IDG Digital Business Study.

According to Robotics & Automation News, “Machine learning and artificial intelligence are playing a significant role in cybersecurity. Automation tools can prevent, detect, and deal with tons of cyber threats way more efficiently and faster than humans. And it will continue to expand down the road.”

“Cybersecurity has emerged as an ideal use case for these technologies,” explains the article. “Digital business has opened a score of new risks and vulnerabilities that, combined with a security skills gap, is weighing down security teams. As a result, more organizations are looking at AI and machine learning as a way to relieve some of the burden on security teams by sifting through high volumes of security data and automating routine tasks.”

Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

CPO Magazine’s just published “AI in Cybersecurity: 2020 Predictions” report concurs, writing that “the current state of AI is begging for a number of problems to be solved in order to continue effectively protecting users from malicious actors.” The extreme shortage of cybersecurity professionals is forcing many companies to leverage AI as a solution to defend their networks and make up for a lack of personnel.

Having an AI program smart enough to recognize real threats over background noise will be the real test in 2020, especially as hackers develop their own AI-powered tools.

Robert Brown, Director of Services for Syxsense, explained it this way: “Imagine being able to use AI and machine learning to identify devices that are using the internet in a country it shouldn’t be in. You could notice several user accounts that are getting locked out in a relatively short period of time, or discover a Power Shell script running on multiple machines in the same office location simultaneously.”

Being able to alert on these activities and quarantine devices until the potential threats have been reviewed is critical. It allows you to normalize safe routine activity from the activity your IT security teams are working so hard to protect you from.

Don’t Forget the People

AI might not be the total answer. It might be all about combining human intelligence with machine learning and AI tools. With an estimated 3.5 million cybersecurity positions expected to go unfilled by 2021 and security breaches increasing some 80 percent each year, combining human intelligence with machine learning and artificial intelligence tools becomes critical to closing the talent availability gap.

Although AI and automation will play a critical role in relieving overburdened IT security teams, organizations will still require highly skilled individuals to perform high-level analysis and remediation activities. Additionally, there will be training required for machine learning to be effective.

Dark Reading observes that the combination of big data, AI, and strict privacy regulations is going to cause headaches for companies until “security and privacy professionals start innovating better ways to shield the kind of customer analytics that fuel a lot of AI applications today. reports Omo Osagiede, director, Borderless-I Consulting Ltd., as saying: “We need AI/automation, but we also need humans to teach it and leverage it.” Furthermore, the tools must be augmented by human intelligence to make correlations and decisions based on the systems’ output.

The Future of AI in Cybersecurity

All sources seem to agree, however, that 2020 could be the year that AI takes its rightful place as one of the keys to successful cybersecurity. Scott Matteson has this to say on TechRepublic: “Traditional cybersecurity tools such as mere anti-malware software or login audits aren’t going to be sufficient in 2020—additional resources will be needed to protect organizations and their employees from cyberthreats. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making productive inroads in the cybersecurity space.”

“2020 needs to be the year where AI in cybersecurity moves beyond the hype and becomes common practice,” quotes Tim Wulgaert, owner and lead consultant, FJAM Consulting, as saying. Further, IT and security leaders suggest that detection and identification of potential threats make ideal initial use cases for AI and automation.

Turn to Syxsense for More Secure Endpoints

  • Syxsense Secure is a “one-stop-shop” with vulnerability scanning, patch management, and endpoint detection and response in one package. Available as a standalone software product or alongside managed services from our expert team.
  • Syxsense Manage offers additional endpoint, OS, and patch management oversight to complete the picture of powerful and wide-ranging threat management.

Begin your organization’s journey toward airtight endpoint security with a free trial of Syxsense’s products and services.

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Why You Should Combine Your IT Management and Security Operations Strategy

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Why You Should Combine Your IT Management and Security Operations Strategy

The current IT security landscape is changing dramatically. How will the shift to endpoint detection and response (EDR) change your strategy?

How IT Security is Changing

Companies initially put up firewalls and installed antivirus software to prevent security breaches. But it wasn’t long before ransomware came along and shattered the status quo, shifting the focus to endpoint detection and response (EDR).

With that, the market for endpoint-security software exploded.

However, organizations are forced to cobble together a variety of barely compatible vendors to meet all of their cybersecurity needs. Multiple solutions with their own infrastructure, deployment processes, training, and ongoing management. With skyrocketing costs, one thing became crystal clear: Companies are searching for an option that combines systems management tools, EDR, and vulnerability/threat management in a single, seamless platform.

Being in the vanguard of systems and patch management, Syxsense is the first to combine endpoint management and security that provides greater efficiency between IT management and security teams. In today’s rapidly changing digital landscape, Syxsense is at the forefront of a security revolution.

With AI-driven threat protection, Syxsense enables customers to have a “sixth sense” for security vulnerabilities and breaches. That is the power of complete endpoint visibility and predictive technology.

The Current Security Landscape

A recent article by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) confirms this scenario: “ESG research shows that 77% of companies surveyed plan to move to an integrated security suite with a preference towards a single vendor, with an even split between companies who are looking to next-gen providers and those looking to the large, established security players.”

While security vendors continue to increase the efficacy of their preventative solutions, security users are demanding simplification in the security stack, wanting to work with fewer tools and vendors. ESG concluded that “this means that organizations will need to depend on today’s tools providers to bring together at least the core prevention, detection, and response capabilities, in addition to managed services to assist in the implementation and management of these functions.”

The Syxsense Advantage

Our strategy is to simplify technology, which includes the consolidation of siloed endpoint security tools into a single agent for centralized security functions; merging of endpoint protection platforms (EPP) and EDR; and combining pre-execution prevention, post-execution detection, and response/remediation.

Syxsense believes the time is right to include endpoint management in the EPP/EDR mix. This creates an opportunity for consolidated technology that unifies the essential pieces across all three functions for greater efficiency, collaboration, and reduced costs—especially for SMB and mid-market enterprises.

Cyber criminals never stop working, and neither does Syxsense. We will help you secure your network from criminals who never give up on finding new ways to steal your company’s data and cripple your business. That’s why we’ve created an end-to-end solution that combats security threats, start to finish. Built for businesses that have limited resources but still need innovative security technology, Syxsense has brought together all of the essential components required to secure your enterprise quickly and easily—today.

Until now, what this all meant to the IT and security teams looking to stay on top of things was chaos in the market for security software.

Simplifying Endpoint Security

Syxsense has done everything it can to end this chaos and simplify endpoint security in the 2020s. New endpoint types, such as Internet of Things (IoT), workforce trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and operating system and software vulnerabilities that require countless patches across increasingly complex networks, make endpoint management a real slog.

Endpoint management challenges increase the risk for exposure to threats. If businesses fail at endpoint management, they will fall victim to a security breach that could have been avoided.

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Endpoint Security vs. Antivirus

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Antivirus Software is Nice, But It’s Not Enough for Full Endpoint Security

Are your current security measures enough to protect your network’s endpoints? Explore the key differences between antivirus software and EDR tools.

As we previously pointed out in our “Endpoint Security 2020: What Your Need to Know” article: “Cyberattacks are growing more complex and difficult to prevent, and this will only accelerate in the future, thus making endpoint security a top goal in 2020.” Given the news of late, there can be no doubting the importance of this..

You probably already have information-security measures in place in your organization, such as firewalls and antivirus software. But you might be wondering if what you have in place is sufficient to properly protect all of your network’s endpoints.

Unfortunately, the question—and answers—might not be that simple. As pointed out by SolutionsReview, it’s important to understand the historical significance of antivirus software. Such tools—the origins of which date back more than 30 years—represent the wellspring from which other, more sophisticated, cybersecurity tools and techniques would emerges.

The late 1980s and early 1990s marked the debut of antivirus products from developers such as Symantec, McAfee and Sophos, in addition to the founding of cybersecurity research groups such as the Computer Antivirus Research Organization.

Now, three decades later, antivirus tools are part of standard operating procedure for virtually all professional-grade desktops and laptops—as well as a considerable number of the smartphones and tablets used by enterprise staff. Plenty of consumers also use such applications.

The Inherent Limits of Antivirus Control

In the majority cases, antivirus software exists in the background, only showing its presence when a threat is detected. While certainly valuable, there is a clear limitation to antivirus software: it only functions as a defensive measure when an active threat has made itself known. It does not have much in the way of counteroffensive tools, nor does it have the broader scope of functionality available through endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools.

Additionally, many legacy antivirus programs—and even some of the more recent versions—are all too often limited to detecting the presence of signature-based cyberthreats. While a significant number of the well-known malware and exploit tools used by modern hackers have signatures embedded in their code that an up-to-date antivirus platform can identify, there are also plenty that haven’t had their signatures cataloged yet. Malware that lacks signatures altogether is also becoming increasingly common, according to TechTarget.

Perhaps most alarming of all is that many cyberattacks today eschew files entirely. Instead, they use innocuous-looking links to trigger garden-variety programs such as Flash and Windows PowerShell, the latter of which can be compromised through remote manipulation of the command line with relative ease.

As CSO explained, these collect data from the victimized machine and relay it to the hacker who originated the attack, allowing that interloper to seize further control of a device and subsequently deliver more exploits. An entire network could be devastated this way, and many antivirus tools would most likely have never seen it coming.

The Ponemon Institute’s 2018 State of Endpoint Security Report noted that 35% of that year’s malware attacks were fileless, while projecting that figure to increase to 38% for 2019. In the years to come, it’s entirely possible that fileless exploits will constitute a significant majority of the cyberattacks deployed against all businesses and public-sector organizations, leaving antivirus tools even more in the lurch.

Moving Ahead to Endpoint Protection

Back in 2015, in a guest blog post for Politico, engineer and futurist David Evans estimated that about 127 new endpoints were being added to the internet of things every second, all over the world. More recently, Gartner projected that IoT growth had reached the point at which there would be approximately 5.8 billion endpoints in the global enterprise and automotive markets alone by the end of 2020, marking 21% growth from the previous year.

According to the SANS study “Understanding the (True) Cost of Endpoint Management,” 61% of the respondents said their organizations had more than 1,000 user endpoints, while 5% claimed to have 100,000 or more. And the risk to small businesses is no less real and significant than that facing medium-sized and enterprise-level companies. Per Verizon’s Mobile Security Index 2019, 88% of firms with 500 or fewer workers acknowledged that endpoint security was a serious hazard to their operations, and that it will only get worse.

EDR to the Rescue

EDR solutions emerged as a means of addressing the security issues created by increase in endpoints, IoT-relate or not. They are deployed according to the software-as-a-service model. Rather than continuously scanning the network and its various interconnected viruses for clear signatures of malware, EDR tools monitor user behaviors, looking for actions and operations that are out of the ordinary. This is sometimes referred to as “suspicious activity validation.”

The best EDR tools perform all of the classic functions of their cybersecurity predecessors, but leverage new methods to do so, including the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Furthermore, they are not limited to checking for conventional signatures to look for signs of potential malware intrusions; they also examine URLs, IP addresses, file hashes, and other data points.

How EDR from Syxsense Keeps you Protected

Cyber-attackers are not exactly the kind of folks who will limit their intrusions to business hours. Whatever they are up to—from monetary gain to state-sponsored intrusion—bad actors are always on the lookout for weak spots to take advantage of. IoT endpoints are among their favorites. Your organization deserves an EDR solution that is as constantly active—and aggressive—as cybercriminals are.

Syxsense Secure and Manage both provide enterprise users with the sort of always-on protection that is necessary to mitigate the broad spectrum of cybersecurity threats out there today. By allowing for comprehensive and real-time visibility into all endpoint activity, reporting on device inventory, quickly quarantining detected threats, and automatically patching all of your devices—be they Windows, Mac, or Linux—Syxsense solutions represent an efficient and meticulous approach to information-security needs.

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Why Endpoint Detection and Response is Getting Harder in 2020

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Why Endpoint Detection and Response is Getting Harder in 2020

As the severity of cyberthreats increases, the demand for endpoint detection and response solutions across the globe is growing.

The demand for endpoint detection and response solutions across the globe is currently quite strong, with no signs of slowdown any time soon: Recent research by London-based firm Technavio predicts that the market for this type of cybersecurity software will grow by $7.67 billion between 2020 and 2024, representing a compound annual growth rate of 10%.

Why such robust growth in this space? The answer is both simple and unfortunately discomforting. It’s becoming more difficult for businesses, government departments and other organizations to feel secure with the endpoint protections they have in place.

No wonder, given that the severity (and sheer number) of cyberthreats out there is constantly growing. Today, we’ll take a look at what challenges organizations aiming to bolster the effectiveness of their information security may face — and how they might be able to overcome such hurdles.

More Devices = More Potential Weaknesses

Analysis from the researchers at Gartner projected in August 2019 that there would be 5.8 billion open endpoints to the internet of things around the world by the end of the following year: a 21% uptick from 2019’s number.

There’s no denying the utility and communicability that the IoT fosters for so many, but while marveling at those positive attributes you must also note the risks it poses. As the number of endpoints increases across your network — both inside and outside of the IoT realm — so do the potential points of weakness.

In fact, Infosecurity magazine reported in October 2019 that there had been more than 100 million attacks on IoT-connected devices in the first half of that year. Applications run on such devices can be particularly vulnerable.

According to TechRadar, facing up to the security threat represented by IoT device proliferation requires use of an endpoint security solution that can offer comprehensive visibility of all internal and external vulnerabilities. This vigilance must be constant and in real time.

Mounting Danger of New and Established Cyberthreats

IoT-focused cyberattacks, while relatively new in the cyberthreat landscape, have already done plenty of damage, with Wired citing the Mirai and Reaper botnet attacks of 2016 and 2017, respectively, as major examples of such malicious campaigns. The latter of those infected more than 1 million networks. The new versions of the threats coming through IoT endpoints will have the ability to be even more devastating, manifesting as complex dedicated denial of service attacks.

Other attack styles that are even more well-established, like phishing, are becoming even more dangerous in similar ways, according to Security Boulevard. Malicious actors have diversified and variegated the former’s capabilities so that these social engineering scams are no longer confined to emails that are relatively easy to detect: They can be deployed via text messages and even phone calls. AI plays a significant role here, as hackers are using it to mimic an organization’s in-house jargon and speech and thus make phishing expeditions harder to discover.

Last but not least, ransomware looks to pose a more grave threat than ever before. The extortionists using this malware saw plenty of success in 2019, attacking local governments all over the U.S., including Atlanta, Baltimore and New Orleans.

In one particularly brazen, widespread attack, hackers simultaneously hit the municipal networks of 22 Texas cities and towns, disabling countless web-based civic services and operations.

Although not all of those attacks netted hackers the ransom sums they demanded, the disturbing effectiveness of such efforts has likely emboldened cyber attackers, so bigger and more devastating ransomware campaigns are surely on the horizon for 2020. The same is almost certainly true for IoT-based and social engineering attacks. Only the strongest, most versatile threat detection and solutions will be capable of meeting major cyberthreats head-on, be they new attack types or updated versions of old standbys.

The Need for Quicker Responses to Threats

Opinions vary on how long it takes cyber attackers to breach a target that they’ve picked to bear the brunt of their hacks. Some say it falls between 15 and 10 hours, while others consider it more a matter of minutes, according to TechTarget. Either way, that’s an effectively minuscule time frame.

In an interview with Dark Reading, Dan Basile, executive director of security operations at Texas A&M University, noted that it while it’s ideal to find cyberthreats before they can do any harm — like removing a tumor before cancer metastasizes uncontrollably — this perfect-world plan of action isn’t always possible. Therefore the focus switches to quickly directing infosec defenses at a detected threat before permanent damage occurs. EDR needs to be a part of a quick-response strategy, along with application firewalls, network traffic analysis and other systems.

EDR Can’t Do It Alone

That last sentence in the section above represents another key point: EDR is (and will continue to be) more difficult if you expect it to carry the weight of all infosec responsibilities on its own. It must be deployed in concert with firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication, threat hunting and other tools. The support of an organizational culture aware of and focused on the gravity of contemporary cybersecurity threats is also essential.

Choosing Syxsense as your EDR solution gives businesses a considerable head start on their journey to crafting a reliably secure environment for your digital assets. Coupled with our comprehensive managed IT and patch management services, Syxsense can provide your organization the peace of mind it deserves. Contact us today to learn more or sign up for a free trial.

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Verismic Software Launches Rebrand to Syxsense and New Product Offerings, Reinforcing its Mission to Strengthen Endpoint Security

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Verismic Software Launches Rebrand to Syxsense, Reinforcing its Mission to Strengthen Endpoint Security

The New Name, Syxsense, Expresses Company’s Focus on Protecting the Endpoint with Powerful AI-enabled Solutions That “Know All”

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (November 4, 2019) – Verismic Software, a global leader in IT- and security-management solutions, announced today a comprehensive rebranding and repositioning of its products and messaging. This major initiative makes Syxsense the world’s first IT and security-solution provider to offer patch management, vulnerability scans, and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) capabilities in a single console.

Syxsense has created innovative and intuitive technology that sees-–and knows—everything, making it able to secure every endpoint, in every location, everywhere inside and outside the network, as well as in the cloud. Artificial intelligence (AI) helps security teams predict and root out threats before they happen—and to swiftly make them disappear when they do.

“Syxsense combines the power of artificial intelligence with industry expertise to manage and secure endpoints by stopping threats before they occur and neutralizing threats when they happen,” commented Ashley Leonard, CEO of Syxsense.

“By owning an IT management tool, IT professionals can patch to reduce the risk of a problem,” Leonard continued. “By owning an EDR tool, you can monitor a breach and quarantine a device. By combining both, Syxsense allows IT and security teams to eliminate many breaches by patching, track and quarantine potential breaches, and then remediate the environment after a security event—all in real-time.”

At the heart of the rollout is Syxsense Manage, a cloud-native offering that does the heavy lifting by collecting and collating a library of patches and updates. This allows IT professionals to deploy updates with AI-driven natural language and voice control. When the need arises, users have access to dashboards, query builders, and remote-control functions that provide insight into device health, inventory, and timelines allowing IT managers to troubleshoot and diagnose issues.

Syxsense Manage, therefore, becomes the IT managers’ “endpoint everything,” allowing them to see and manage all endpoints both inside and outside the network as well as in the cloud, with coverage for all major operating systems and endpoints, including IoT devices, physical and virtual devices, and all major cloud vendors. More importantly, they can complete day-to-day tasks and updates with ease and efficiency.

The companion offering, Syxsense Secure, brings together endpoint management and security for greater efficiency and collaboration between IT management and security teams responsible for protecting businesses from cyber-attacks. It is the only cloud-native product on the market that truly combines endpoint management and endpoint security into a single unified offering. What’s more, it is tailored to the exact needs of companies that have limited resources and consolidated IT management and security functions in the same department.

Syxsense Secure includes proactive, always-on monitoring for malicious processes, automated device quarantine, real-time alerting, and live data that delivers insights in real-time to provide even greater visibility into the health of all the endpoints across your network. It is built on endpoint management technology that creates a baseline defense against known threats by ensuring devices are current with the latest software updates and security patches. This provides total visibility into the enterprise and eliminates blind spots so security managers can immediately detect anomalies that indicate an imminent or active threat.

By analyzing endpoint activity, Syxsense Secure predicts threats before they become breaches. Built on real-time, always-on endpoint monitoring, when breaches do happen, Syxsense knows how the attack entered the environment, how it spread, which data, files, and devices were impacted, and whether the threat has been neutralized in its entirety to prevent future vulnerabilities.

“Organizations are now able to combine and strengthen cybersecurity and IT management across their enterprise, enabling IT-SecOps convergence and digital transformation, improving enterprise performance while reducing the cost of cybersecurity,” concluded Leonard. “The Syxsense Endpoint Security Cloud, the overarching platform for Secure and Manage, provides multiple industry-proven capabilities in a single dashboard to simplify cybersecurity management and better protect people, businesses and assets from evolving cyber threats.”

About Syxsense

Syxsense is the leading provider of innovative, intuitive technology that sees all and knows everything about every endpoint, in every location, everywhere inside and outside the network, as well as in the cloud. It combines the power of artificial intelligence with industry expertise to manage and secure endpoints by stopping threats before they occur and neutralizing threats when they happen. The Syxsense Endpoint Security Cloud always-on technology performs in real-time so businesses can operate free of disruption from security breaches that cripple productivity and expose them to financial risk and reputational harm.

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