Endpoint Security

Protecting your data from every angle. 

Endpoint security refers to the practice of protecting your end-user devices such as desktops, laptops, and other points of entry from various cyber threats. It’s important to understand that endpoint security involves much more than installing traditional antivirus software. It combines a number of components, each with their own unique function, that work in unison provide a comprehensive security solution.

 

So... What's an Endpoint?

Endpoints aren’t just limited to user devices like laptops and smartphones. A good rule of thumb is, if it can connect to a network it’s an endpoint. Some common examples would be: PCs, laptops, servers, printers, firewalls, tablets, mobile devices, POS machines, and medical devices. Every endpoint must be accounted for in order to ensure your network is fully secured. 

what's an endpoint

Components of Endpoint Security 

With how quickly the threat landscape changes, traditional antivirus simply won’t cut it anymore when it comes to securing your business. In order to completely protect your endpoints here are some security best practices to consider:

Advanced antivirus and antimalware software to defend against threats  across the network. 

DNS website filtering to block harmful sites and allow worry-free browsing for your team.

Corporate grade firewall configured to your company's specific requirements.

Centralized device management and monitoring for clear visibility and faster incidence response.

Encryption for user devices, cloud applications, stored data, and data in transit.

Updates and patch management to ensure you are running the latest software and security releases.

“We’re just a small operation, no one would be interested in our data” 

– A hacker’s best friend  

 

Data is your company’s most valuable asset. If you disagree consider this, your data is completely unique to your company, likely took years to accumulate, and is the one thing you cannot replace if lost. In the eyes of a hacker, all that matters is your data is vital to running your operation, they don’t discriminate based on industry or profession.

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The Four Winds Approach

At Four Winds we understand that every business is inherently different which is why we take the time to customize every one of our solutions, so they better cater to the specific needs of your business. Our approach is simple yet effective:

Plan

We begin with an upfront meeting to better understand your overall business, budget, and plans for the future. This phase is crucial when it comes designing a solution that both accommodates your immediate needs and can easily scale with your business.

 

Design

There is no such thing as one size fit all when it comes to technology. We work with you to better understand how your employees’ function on a daily basis and identify any business critical applications and tools to create a solution that accommodates your specific needs and budget.

Implement

Our team of experienced engineers deploy your solution ensuring any new hardware or software is optimized for your environment. When it comes to maintaining your solution we provide a range of comprehensive support services including but not limited to 24/7 monitoring, remote support, and onsite troubleshooting.

 

Interested in Endpoint Security?