ConnectDS are a UK partner, service provider and reseller for the Cylance Advanced Threat Protection platform – Cylance is a preventative solution that harnesses the latest in artificial intelligence combined with further security controls to combat increasingly complex malware attacks. This advanced capability overcomes limitations with more traditional anti-virus approaches that focus on signatures. This advancement means it is now possible to have protection against script-based, fileless, memory, and external device attack without being connected to the cloud. All of this is possible without any interference to end users and with a negligible impact on systems.
Cylance ATP is important endpoint Security protection required by your business users to secure their business devices and protect against the advanced and evolving threat landscape that limits the effectiveness of traditional AntiVirus.
How Does the Cylance Advanced Threat Protection Solution work?
Using billions of sample files, Cylance learns the behaviours and markers of potential threats. It then checks these millions of markers against files to determine whether they are a threat (without opening them and triggering a threat). From here, it quarantines any potential threats enabling ConnectDS cyber security professionals to review the file without taking your device or network offline.
Why is Preventive Cyber Security so Important?
With effective AI-driven cyber security tools, Cylance focuses on prevention over reaction allowing you to stop threats before they cause harm. Even if a successful attack is mitigated quickly, it can be too late. Successful cyber attacks, even those dealt with swiftly, can be costly to a business. Many businesses’ approach to cyber security is to detect and mitigate attacks as quickly as possible – this approach may have been acceptable in the past but as the severity and sophistication of attacks evolve preventative measures are in ever-increasing demand. Loss of business as you cease operating whilst you react to an attack and breached data are just two of the ways a successful attack could cost you significantly. The knock-on effects of an attack can be equally damaging. For instance, if an attack results in the loss of customer data it could lead to bad PR (and fines) and consequently distrusting customers leaving you (possible for a competitor). Cylance advanced threat protection can help you avoid these financial and reputational costs through preventive solutions your cyber security.