7 trends in advanced endpoint protection
After extensive testing of 10 advanced endpoint protection products, we have identified a series of broad industry trends:
1. Virus signatures are passé. Creating a virus with a unique signature is child’s play, thanks to the nearly automated virus construction kits that have filled the internet over the past several years. Instead, many of today’s advanced endpoint protection products make use of security news feeds that report on the latest attacks such as VirusTotal.com and other reputation management services. Some, like CrowdStrike, have a long list of integrations with security and log management tools to make them more effective at spotting attack trends.