With the proliferation of work and personal devices at home, the distinction between the corporate network and employees’ home networks has become blurred. Because the virtual borders of a corporate network are no longer constrained by the corporate firewall, CISOs and their security teams have an increasingly difficult time controlling their security risk and exposure from cybersecurity threats originating from employees’ technology use at home.
Consider just a few examples of what modern enterprise security teams are up against:
- 67% of workers use their own personal devices while at work
- Cloud-based solutions allow employees to access corporate assets from personal devices
- Employees can connect USB thumb drives to personal devices infected with malware, then plug them into a company device
- Employees can access corporate email on personal devices
- Cached credentials from employees logging into company assets from a personal device could be stolen by malware
Introducing CylancePROTECT® Home Edition
To help further arm both security teams and enterprise employees at this new battle front, we are proud to introduce CylancePROTECT Home Edition, the first next-generation security product designed for consumers that uses artificial intelligence to detect and prevent malware to protect employees and their personal Windows and Mac devices.
With CylancePROTECT Home Edition, corporate security teams can extend their perimeter protection and reduce their attack surface without infringing on employee privacy or taking on the additional task of managing their personal devices.
In turn, CylancePROTECT Home Edition lets end users benefit from enterprise-grade technology that delivers the best protection without bogging down their systems with the bloated features and the annoying pop-ups associated with traditional consumer security products.
By utilizing machine learning techniques instead of reactive signatures, CylancePROTECT Home Edition keeps families safe by rendering new malware and unknown future variants useless, making security simple with a “set it and forget (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Cylance Blog authored by The Cylance Team. Read the original post at: https://threatmatrix.cylance.com/en_us/home/now-providing-silent-protection-for-your-home-devices.html