Remove privileges, remove threats
Defendpoint combines privilege management and application control technology, making admin rights removal simple and scalable.
Many compliance mandates recommend the removal of excess privileges and application whitelisting as best practice strategies for desktop and server security.
80% of security breaches involve privileged credentials*. Remove admin rights from all users across desktops and servers and prevent attackers gaining access to your data.
All the tools you need to manage an environment without admins. Create a positive user experience that cuts helpdesk tickets and makes maintenance simple.
450,000 desktops protected at one of the largest American banks
Secure and compliant endpoints, managed by just one person in half a day per month
What Avecto did
"Avecto’s speed of deployment meant we were able to reduce the attack surface overnight. In just 6 months, the software was rolled out across 98% of the estate. All users are now secure without being overly locked down."
GDPR goes into effect in May of 2018 and carries stiff penalties
Any company that collects data about European citizens - regardless of the company's location - is subject to GDPR rules. With fines of up to 4% of yearly worldwide turnover, it's important to make sure your organization stays compliant. Avecto can help you meet GDPR requirements with quick deployment and minimal impact on users.
Department of Defense contractors and subcontractors are subject to DFARS
This US government legislation intends to safeguard "controlled unclassified information" (CUI) against growing cyber security threats, requiring affected organizations to adequately protect their processes, systems and contracts. Avecto can work with you to help you achieve Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance and strike the right balance between security and usability.
HITRUST helps healthcare organizations protect sensitive patient data
Developed by IT and healthcare professionals, the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance covers 30 major information security standards, regulations, and frameworks. If your healthcare organization creates, accesses, stores, or exchanges sensitive or regulated data, Avecto can help you meet requirements such as HIPAA, COBIT, ISO 27001/2, NIST, PCI, and several others.
Financial services companies that do business in New York are subject to NYDFS
Achieving compliance with regulatory policies is paramount, especially if your company deals with financial services in the state of New York. Avecto can help you develop and maintain a cybersecurity program that meets access privileges and application security requirements under the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) mandate.
Avecto is one of my favorite security products on the market. I tell everyone to buy it.
Avecto Defendpoint is simple to set up and simple to run. We’ve been able to give our users back control they lost many years ago, while still having zero end-users as administrators.
Now we can keep everyone as a standard user and use Avecto to securely assign privileges directly to the required applications and tasks, which is a huge step forward for our organization.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is an international law firm with offices in 14 cities across the globe. With a team of more than 2,000 (including 900 attorneys), they are recognized as one of America's leading and most innovative law firms. In this case study, we look at how the rollout of Defendpoint across Seyfarth Shaw tied in with the firm’s migration to Windows 10, assisting them to achieve the following:
- Greatly reduce their number of users with admin rights
- Assist in achieving compliance and security requirements
- Achieve all of this efficiently by using our Quick Start configuration
Defendpoint v5.0 has arrived
"It’s a diamond of an idea that will allow organizations to manage and digest what can seem a very cumbersome but necessary security step."