» GROUP TEST l Endpoint security
Endpoint Suite Endpoint Protection v11.0.4
reports for HIPAA, PCI DSS and access control and application
SOX. We liked the customizable rules; AV and anti-spyware policy
end-user messages that can be sent for handling threats; application
on speciﬁed policy violations. control and device control policy
With Protector, we applied for managing apps and devices
customized security policies to that are allowed to run on the
all physical, wireless and storage endpoint and IPS policy base;
interfaces. It also encrypts and custom policies for packet-based
enforces the encryption of all signatures; and a host integrity
removable media devices. We liked policy for validating compliance
Vendor Safend the unique shadowing feature that for network access.
Price $13 to $32 per seat allows for keeping secure copies of We were impressed by the
Contact www.safend.com ﬁles or speciﬁc ﬁle types to and/or Vendor Symantec level of control we had over the
from removable media. There was Price $31.80 per user for 500+ users endpoint from this single inter-
afend Protector protects an no ﬁrewall, anti-virus, anti-spyware face. We could enable, edit and
organization’s information or IPS support, but the documen- apply any or all of the policies we
from loss and theft by mon- tation did state that most of the ymantec Endpoint Protec- chose to assign.
itoring, detecting and restricting
data transfers from the endpoint.
Safend Auditor provides organiza-
top providers have gone through
interoperability testing and were
certiﬁed with Safend.
S tion delivers a centrally
managed, web-based, easy-
to-use, fully integrated manage-
The documentation was very
good. With this much to offer, we
needed to reference the guides
tions with the visibility needed to Safend provided a comprehen- ment interface that delivers a often, but quickly found what we
assess and manage vulnerabilities. sive port management and encryp- full suite of needed. Support is offered during
The company also has modules for tion solution. The documentation protection to business hours only if you pur-
reporting and encryption that were was very good. Basic support is the endpoints. chase an upgraded support plan.
not part of this review. provided with the license purchase The endpoint This was a complete offering.
The Safend Protector and Audi- and upgraded support