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Endpoint security

Endpoint security, or endpoint protection, helps protect endpoints from malicious actors and exploits. Cybercriminals target endpoints because they are doorways to corporate data and by nature vulnerable to attack. They are outside network security and dependent on users to put security measures into place—leaving room for human error. Protecting endpoints from attack has become more challenging as the workforce becomes more distributed, with office-based, remote, and hybrid workers using more devices from anywhere in the world.