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CYBER SMART: How many reported breaches involve compromised endpoints?

Written by Jordan True

October 14th, 2016

Answer: 85%

The landscape is changing. Traditional antivirus and anti-malware blacklisting can’t keep up with the new and advanced threats targeting desktops, laptops, and servers.  85% of reported breaches involve compromised endpoints according to SANS. It’s critical to have endpoints locked down and application access controlled and secured with least privilege policies that do not impact the productivity of employees.

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