Endpoint protection plays a critical role in the modern organizational security stack. Yet the very nature of this security model is fundamentally flawed. Endpoint security solutions, and the malicious actors trying to breach them, are locked into a perpetual game of cat and mouse. Each side must continually adapt and react to the tactics of the other. And, unfortunately for organizational security specialists, the playing field is radically unbalanced.
Security solutions and professionals need to maintain perfect endpoint protection; hackers, meanwhile, need only a single successful attempt to wreak extraordinary damage. Yet security solutions do have one point in their favor: The most common endpoint security evasion techniques require constant updating which limits the pool of attackers and the scale at which attacks are launched.
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