Endpoint security supplements centralised security measures with additional protection at the point of both entry and exit

As the volume and sophistication of cybersecurity threats have steadily grown, so has the need for more advanced endpoint security solutions.

Endpoint security addresses the risks presented by devices connecting to an enterprise network.

There could be various endpoints on a network or in the cloud, often defined as end-user devices such as mobile devices, laptops, and desktop PCs, although hardware such as servers in a data center are also considered endpoints.

Endpoints are susceptible to a wide-range of threats including viruses, malware and brute force attacks, making them a prime target for criminals seeking to gain unauthorised access to target networks.

Securing point of entry

Any device, such as a desktop PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet, provides an entry point for cyberthreats. Endpoint security aims to secure every endpoint connecting to a network or in the cloud to block access attempts and other risky activity at these points of entry. As more businesses introduce policies such as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and with more home and remote working, the enterprise network security perimeter has essentially dissolved.

Supplementing centralised security measures

The need for effective endpoint security measures has increased substantially. With employees relying on their own mobile devices, home computers and laptops to connect to company networks and conduct business, a centralised security solution is no longer adequate.

Endpoint security supplements centralised security measures with additional protection at the point of entry for many attacks as well as the point of exit for sensitive data.

Endpoint partners

X.COMM works with Avast to provide Endpoint Security solutions.

Avast

Avast Ultimate suite is more than just antivirus. It includes everything a business needs to keep all its computers, phones, and tablets secure, private, and running at their best.

X.COMM’s security products

SSL VPN:

With a SSL VPN from X.COMM your work force can safely and securely access corporate resources from any location using any web-enabled device such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

Clientless SSL VPN:

Clientless SSL VPN creates a remote-access, secure VPN tunnel to a secure appliance using a web browser without requiring a software or hardware client.

IPSec VPN:

X.COMM’s IPSec VPN solutions enable you to safeguard all of your business processes, securing employee networks, encompassing an increasing number of endpoints and ensuring all cloud-based environments cannot be compromised.

Firewalling:

Every business that has a network should have a firewall, regardless of the size of the company. X.COMM works with a number of partners to provide a range of next generation firewall (NGFW) options.

Data encryption:

Encryption is one of the most common ways to protect sensitive data and X.COMM provides AES 256 data encryption and decryption software solutions to ensure that your data is secure and cannot be viewed by unauthorized users.

Multi-factor authentication:

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) proactively reduces the risk of a data breach and X.COMM provides organisations with MFA solutions to protect their applications and data from unauthorised access.

Check out our sister company and other brands Acuity Unified Communications and LineBroker

Endpoint security solutions from X.COMM supplement centralised security measures with additional protection at the point of both entry and exit.

Endpoint security is cybersecurity’s frontline and is one of the first places organisations should secure their enterprise networks.

  • Quickly detect, analyse, block, and contain attacks in progress
  • Gives administrators visibility into advanced threats to speed detection and remediation response times
  • Secures a growing number of endpoints, but also the rise in the different types of endpoints

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