The SANS 2018 Endpoint Security Survey, conducted by SANS in association with the SANS DFIR Summit, revists threats, protections, and response capabilities on the endpoint. For this report, SANS surveyed 277 IT security professionals in March and April 2018 using a 30-question survey to learn about their experiences and best practices. Security analysts & security administrators made up 29% of the survey base, while IT security and operations managers and executives constituted 29% of the sample.
What did the survey find? Automating endpoint detection and response solutions is the top priority for IT professionals trying to put actionable controls around their endpoints. There is also a big focus on predictive technologies that leverage machine learning to move away from known bad elements to focusing on identification of abnormal — and previously unknown — behavior.
Some other interesting findings in this report include:
Endpoint prevention, detection, and response are converging faster than ever. Read the survey results to learn more.
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