Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud Simplifies Cloud Security for Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMBs)

by Tech Mainstream Staff


September 13, 2016



In less than five minutes, cost effective Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud for Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMBs) can be setup to "protect them from targeted attacks and ransomware." According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, sixty-five percent of SMBs in 2015 alone were threatened with cyber attacks. The main intention of the these attacks were to steal important customer data.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud will actively protect "1,000 employees that are looking for an effective way to protect corporate and personal devices on the corporate network." By 2018, 95 percent of organizations and businesses will have the employee options of either Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) or a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) plan. With this many devices, more widespread security must be available as offered by Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud. Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud offers a self-service portal, a single area to manage employee devices, machine learning techniques to protect endpoints, real-time updates and a compliant simple dashboard and the ability to protect five devices per single license fee.

In essence, as an official Symantec statement indicates, “Attackers no longer aim just for the Fortune 500. Small and mid-sized business owners must adopt the same vigilance against advanced attacks and deploy the same modern defense capabilities found in enterprise solutions like machine learning to protect their businesses."