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Endpoint security controls: Moving beyond antivirus

Last updated:August 2013

Editor's note

Endpoint security controls cannot be just about antivirus anymore. Organizations need to understand not only malware protection, but what devices and applications can and should be allowed to run on an endpoint. This Security School lesson will take you through all those considerations, including device and application control, antimalware considerations, data protection and integration with network monitoring and SIM and log management solutions.

Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².

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1Rethink defense-in-depth for BYOD

Today's endpoint security model is failing. What's next? Learn why endpoint defense-in-depth controls must assume the endpoint is compromised.

2Endpoint threat protection

There are plenty of effective endpoint security controls out there for threat protection, but how do you decipher which technologies are right for your environment and will be most effective?

3Test your knowledge

Take this five-question quiz to see if you've mastered your understanding of the important endpoint security controls and how to use them successfully for defense-in-depth threat protection.

4About the expert

Learn more about the author of this Security School, Mike Rothman, and view his collection of videos and technical tips.