By John H. Sawyer, Dark Reading
Of all the IT elements that you must secure in your organization, the endpoints are the most elusive. A flaw in an end user device can lead to a breach at the very core of your business, so hardening those endpoints is key to preventing those breaches.
Endpoints are as hard to define as they are to protect. The term traditionally referred to desktops and laptops, but endpoints now encompass smartphones, tablets, point-of-sale machines, bar code scanners, multifunction printers and practically any other device that connects to the company network. Without a well-conceived strategy, keeping track of and securing these devices is difficult and frustrating. [Read More]