The rising cost and risk of data breaches are concerning for all organisations. In 2021, the average cost of a data breach was around AU$3.35 million. With endpoints frequently pinpointed as the entry point for these security breaches, it is important to have a robust and sound approach to protecting your business endpoints.
Endpoint security is critical for every business in today’s digital age, as each device connected to your organisation is a potential attack vector. With the increasing number of employees working remotely or across multiple locations, more remote user devices are being used than ever before, accessing critical and sensitive business data at all times and from all locations.
Therefore, it is essential to ensure your endpoint security solutions are best-in-class and keep your critical business data secure.
What are the types of endpoint protection?
Endpoint security is the protection of devices being operated by an end-user, and includes devices such as laptops, desktop computers, smartphones, tablets, and other network access points such as logins.
Endpoint refers to the point where a user accesses data on a network, and as such can be particularly vulnerable to attack and security breaches.
There are a number of different ways endpoints can be protected, and most managed security services providers (MSSPs) will employ these methods in tandem:
Best practices for endpoint security
Fortunately, endpoint security is possible with a well-developed strategy and the expertise of security specialists who can implement the following best practices for safeguarding your endpoints:
Improve your enterprise endpoint security
As more organisations evaluate the necessity for employees to be in the office and embrace the modern workplace, the need to continually be vigilant regarding endpoint security remains. The endpoint detection and response experts at Linktech Australia have the knowledge and technology to ensure your organisation is safe from data breaches and your business can focus on what it does best.