Symantec Endpoint Protection Valuable Features

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Cameron Mottus
Principal Consultant - Security at Insentra
There are a number of features that all work synergistically to be able to provide the protection. Originally, anti-virus was based on definition. About 10 years ago, the bad guys figured out how to get past that. So what they've been doing for the past 10 years is adding in additional features to help mitigate any of these other attack vectors that the hackers or malicious people have. So it's just a working together of all these components that makes it special. And then SEP itself fits into the Symantec ecosystem, and inter-operates with a number of other technologies to provide a comprehensive security portfolio. I think the key thing for me, is interoperability, in that you can deploy it to Windows, Mac, and Linux. That's been a really important feature in the last two years. Now there's one management console to cover all three OSs. There are two key aspects to how it has improved. One is the threats that it protects the organization from versus the amount of resource utilization; and two is that compatibility has increased. View full review »
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Pablo Dewes
Senior Technical Consultant (SE and Strategic Project Manager) - Email Fraud Protection - LATAM at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
SONAR/Auto-Protect feature and Generic Exploit Mitigation: Can detect and prevent attacks that are exploring common software vulnerabilities. It monitors suspicious files that have behavior actions on memory, network, etc. The console and admin features are the main qualities. View full review »
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Laeeq Ahmed
IT Security Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
* Support * Scalability * Flexibility View full review »
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Praharsh Bhandari
Senior Security Administrator at a tech services company
I like the intrusion prevention and Sonar features. The features have always helped strengthen our client’s proactive protection shield. The detection rate is good. False positives are less, which makes it a "perfect zero-day vulnerability encounter." View full review »
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Mostafa
Network administrator at Suez Canal Insurance
The valuable features are device control, SONOR, and anti-virus. Device control in Symantec is not limited to only some devices. You can add any device you want, so that it can become a part of the policy you made. The anti-virus feature is very good. View full review »
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Cnslt5892
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It's a single-agent installation with many features including * wireless protection * application control * antivirus control. View full review »
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Ilker Ozturk
Systems Project Manager at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
* It is stable * No maintenance is required after a successful installation phase * It is more than a classic Anti-virus solution: both SONAR and IPS help to protect the system * The application and device policies are great features to help administration View full review »
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SørenAndersen
IT Systemadministrator at a construction company
* SEP, the entire suite of components, provides good endpoint protection. * The IPS function (with no firewall needed to be installed in the SEP client) is quite good. * The risk tracer, which can be enabled with the firewall installed, is also quite good. View full review »
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Sudeep Amalkar
Director at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
It is easy to implement and very stable. The AV device control and HIPS are very impressive. Just implement it and it's done. No troubleshooting efforts are required to make the policies work. View full review »
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Arshad Mohammad Khan
Security Consultant at Accenture
Basic features, as in every AV solutions, the virus and spyware protection are very good compare to other AV solutions in market. SONAR is one feature which I found to be exceptional View full review »
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Fernando Ezequiel
Information Security Manager at a energy/utilities company with 201-500 employees
* Fast deployment, even for highly distributed companies with centralized IT management using a distributed architecture. * Intuitive management GUI and very easy to learn. * Excellent intrusion prevention features. View full review »
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Fernando Ezequiel Salvador
Information Security Manager at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Fast deployment, even for highly distributed companies with centralized IT management using a distributed architecture. * Intuitive management GUI, and very easy to learn. * Excellent intrusion prevention features. View full review »
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Responsa81cf
Responsable de Infraestructura at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Confidence and stability are the most valuable features. For years, it has been top in this area. View full review »
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Shahbaz Ahmed
IT Security Engineer at Biztronz
All the features are valuable. View full review »
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SeniorCob6e8
Senior Consultant - Infrastrute at a tech services company
* Central management * Group update points (GUPs): They are valuable when throttling new updates through a slower WAN. View full review »
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Pepe_Perez
Consultant
ATP is really impressive, and with EDR, it is the best solution I have ever known. View full review »
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davidstrom
Owner at David Strom Inc.
This handles not just anti-virus, but a wide collection of other protective features including device and application control, network-based intrusions, and phishing attacks. It can also scan virtual machines too. View full review »
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Alvaro Mejia
Consultant
Detection in real time, because it's really good. View full review »

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