Endpoint Defense

Enterprise Security’s Client Protection – Endpoint Defense service offers an agent-based solution to detect and stop the spread of malicious software threats (virus, malware, adware, etc). 

A centrally hosted management console provides agent configuration management, health and malware activity reporting. Colleges and departments may use this software on university owned systems at no additional cost. To schedule an initial consultation you can contact our team here: Contact us

What systems are supported by the Endpoint Defense software?

Currently the agent supports these platforms:

  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Linux distributions including RedHat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, Amazon Linux and others.

What protection features does the software include?

The Endpoint Defense software includes core components for "next generation" antivirus / anti malware protections as well as:

  • Hardware device control (USB storage control)
  • Memory exploit mitigations
  • Host based firewall management
  • Host based intrusion prevention (IPS) 
  • Host integrity monitoring
  • Application whitelisting

What Information Security Control Requirements does this service help with?

The Endpoint Defense service can impact controls IT 6.1.1 and 6.1.2 which focus on the detection and prevention of malicious software.

 

Additional information on how to log in, configure the protection settings and review detections can be found here for departments currently participating in the service:

https://go.osu.edu/sepwiki

 

Contact Info

For technical support for any of our services, please visit the IT Service Desk Service or call 614-688-4357 (HELP).