Security

Endpoint Security Anti Virus alone is Not Enough

Date Added: Jul 2012
Format: PDF

Aberdeen's analysis confirms the prevailing wisdom that endpoint security based on anti-virus software alone is not enough, particularly given the technology mega-trends (e.g., social, mobile, cloud) that are dramatically transforming our IT computing infrastructure, and the corresponding changes in the security threat landscape. Further to this, the report concludes that anti-virus solutions such as Microsoft's Forefront Endpoint Protection may mislead some organizations to make an erroneous conclusion - i.e., that "free A/V" is "good enough for me" however it is shown that not investing in additional endpoint security solutions is a false economy - in reality, the anti-virus-only