Endpoint encryption has become a commodity in modern business. With so much data flying around these days, encryption is become increasingly required like never before, whether it be through government mandated compliance or out of necessity for basic data security. As the market for endpoint encryption grows, the race for the best product and biggest market share grows increasingly competitive.
In an impressive display of superiority, Symantec ranks as the leader for Endpoint Encryption in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant 2016, for the SECOND time in a row.
Symantec has been an industry leader for quite some time now. Their service has a multitude of features and is constantly expanding its’ capability, a huge reason why Symantec has been able to remain the leader in endpoint encryption. Their newest version comes with many strengths as the results of Gartner’s study reveal. Some notable features include:
- Layered defense capabilities which utilizes Symantec’s “SONAR” (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) in order to go beyond traditional signatures for protection from advanced targeted attacks
- Symantec’s Security Technology and Response (STAR) technology- Allows evidence of compromise scanning to take place on the endpoint
- Cynic, a cloud based sandboxing platform which provides analysis of objects submitted by Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
- One click lockdown
- Agentless antivirus and reputation security features
You can read the full report here.