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Endpoint Security is a Must Today

Today’s digital business landscape gives organizations like yours the opportunity to let employees use their own devices to conduct their work from wherever they are in the world. That flexibility comes with a price, however — your corporate IT infrastructure is vulnerable to whatever cybersecurity risks those devices cannot avoid. Endpoint security is becoming a more common IT security function and concern as more employees bring consumer mobile devices to work and companies allow its mobile workforce to use these devices on the corporate network.

Endpoint security is a way of protecting a corporate network when accessed via remote devices such as laptops or other wireless and mobile devices. Each device with a remote connecting to the network creates a potential entry point for cybersecurity threats. Endpoint security is designed to secure each endpoint on the network created by these devices.

Typically, endpoint security is a system that consists of security software located on a centrally managed and accessible server or gateway within the network. This is in addition to client software being installed on each of the endpoints (devices). The server authenticates logins from the endpoints and also updates the device software when needed. While endpoint security software differs by vendor, most offerings provide antivirus, anti-spyware, firewall and a host intrusion prevention system.

You can safeguard your most confidential data through secure access and keep your employees productive, regardless of their location by partnering with 2W for your endpoint security. Beyond simply controlling access, endpoint security tools also provide capabilities such as monitoring for and blocking risky or malicious activities. Contact 2W Tech today to learn more about these and other managed services we offer as an IT consultant.

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