A passive defense is not enough to deter threats to your operations. Combining your IT and Security teams; you are able to be on the offensive, closing vulnerabilities before they are exploited.
Onsoft address this via multiple tools covering different angles/views of a vulnerability, either via direct protection or behaviour analysis.
An other way of thinking about security in your organisation is the measurement of ACCEPTABLE RISK. Is the deployed technology (Computing Hardware, Software and network infrastructure) adding to the complexity of your environment, while creating the potential to to cause a catastrophic failure?
Also known via technical names like virus, bot, trojan, spyware, key logger, adware, and more.
It is malicious software designed to prevent access to a computer or data until a sum of money has been paid.
Threat Prevention is more than just having an antivirus installed on your endpoint device.
A Threat Prevention solution should have the following elements to ensure peace of mind:
Endpoints are also referred to as IT devices such as Servers, Workstations, Laptops, Tablets and Smart Phones. In the corporate environments; managing endpoints get more difficult by the day due to issues related compliance, policies, use of endpoint, endpoint protection and upgrading/removing of software.
Constant release of software patches on various products makes it difficult to centrally manage and report on your potential vulnerabilities. Investing and implementing an endpoint management solution in combination with your Service Desk gives you transparency where your devices are, what is installed and how it is used by the end-user. Does the device add value to the operation, or is it consistently giving problems and being ‘duct-taped’ together just to barely keep going?
An Endpoint management solution should have the following attributes to ensure smooth IT Asset Operations:
It is standard practice at larger organizations to conduct some form of periodic security compliance audit. The audit is either completed due to a requriement from external auditors, or internal Risk department wanting to know the status of the business operational risk. Regardless of which type of audit you are required to perform, it is generally best practice to use an independent tool to verify that your processes and systems are in compliance with established polices and regulations.
Audit Tools, assisting with End-user IT Analytics, allows you to define and monitor in real-time your compliance criteria across Windows, Mac OS and Mobile devices. The benefit to use a real-time analytic tool is that the audit captures all executions and all network connections being made by your endpoints and provides new visibility and insight into security compliance within your environment.
Proactively uncovering issues related to security and compliance ensures your your environment matches your acceptable risk profile.
An Analytic audit solution should have the features and functionalities to assist with the following areas: