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Also Known As
Symantec EPP, Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP)
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Overview
Avecto Defendpoint multi-layered prevention on the endpoint is achieved by uniquely combining three core capabilities of privilege management, application control and content isolation to reduce the attack surface and disrupt the attack chain. It is this tightly integrated solution that creates solid security foundations, allowing you to contain all internet threats, prevent malware from executing and allow all users to function effectively in the context of a standard user account. Threats are contained and prevented from running, without relying on detection. Common threats mitigated with Defendpoint include: ransomware, phishing attacks, zero day attacks, pass the hash attacks and APTs.

Unmatched Endpoint Safety for Your OrganizationAs an on-premises, hybrid, or cloud-based solution, the single-agent Symantec platform protects all your traditional and mobile endpoint devices, and uses artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize security decisions.

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PwC Switzerland
Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider15%
Manufacturing Company8%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Financial Services Firm12%
Manufacturing Company8%
Pharma/Biotech Company8%
University6%
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Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise38%
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Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise52%
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Avecto Defendpoint is ranked 19th in Anti-Malware Tools while Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is ranked 5th in Endpoint Protection for Business (EPP) with 48 reviews. Avecto Defendpoint is rated 0.0, while Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is rated 7.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec End-User Endpoint Security writes "Lacks next-generation behaviour-based detection, offers terrible technical support, and not as robust as competitors". Avecto Defendpoint is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, McAfee Endpoint Security, Total Defense Anti-Virus, Check Point Harmony Endpoint and CrowdStrike Falcon, whereas Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro Deep Security, CrowdStrike Falcon and McAfee Endpoint Security.

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