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What's a Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP)?

        posted by , December 21, 2011

End Point Protection Platforms (EPP) are enterprise security platforms that protect PCs, mobile devices and server environments from malware, spyware, rootkits, trojans and worms. Platforms may include technologies such as:

signature based malware/spyware detection and removal

personal firewalls

host based intrusion prevention systems (HIPS)

application whitelisting

data protection (e.g. file encryption)

malicious website blocking

file reputation systems

security management and reporting


In short, EPP products typically employ a cocktail approach to protect devices and servers from malware.

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