Samsung R&D Institute
Samsung R&D Institute implemented Endpoint Protector to secure and protect sensitive data, to be compliant with regulations, and to add additional security against insider threats.
Samsung R&D Institute searched for a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution that helps manage insider threats and monitors employee activity related to data transfers.
They needed a tool that supported the compliance requirements of different data protection regulations, such as the GDPR, and were also keen to add an additional layer of security to prevent data loss and data leaks.
The solution they were looking for would offer cross-platform protection for sensitive data. They needed a DLP tool that, besides Windows, supports Linux-based operating systems and comes with zero-day support for new macOS versions.
The ideal product for Samsung R&D Institute is easy to use and comes with a user-friendly interface.
Device Control module helps Samsung R&D Institute monitor and control USB drives, smartphones, devices connecting through Bluetooth and serial ports, and more. For allowed devices, the company uses Endpoint Protector’s File Tracing feature to track data transfers to and from devices. Another valuable feature of the solution is that it allows monitoring of all printing, and provides an overview of what data is printed and by whom.
With Content Aware Protection, Samsung R&D Institute scans and protects data in motion with content inspection and contextual scanning. This prevents data leakage and data loss through various exit points, including web browsers, email clients, and applications such as Microsoft Outlook or Dropbox. It also allows controlling Internet access and uploading facilities.
For Samsung R&D Institute, it was advantageous that Endpoint Protector offers cross-platform protection. The company chose the solution because, besides Windows, it can efficiently safeguard sensitive data on macOS and Linux-based operating systems. It also provides feature parity, meaning that macOS and Linux-running computers get the same level of protection as those running on Windows. What’s more, Endpoint Protector offers zero-day support for macOS, meaning that it is compatible with newly released macOS versions, and data protection can continue as usual.
Samsung R&D Institute rated Endpoint Protector’s features, granularity, staff availability when calling or asking for assistance, support, and updates as very good. The ease of installation and ease of use of the product was rated as excellent.
Samsung R&D Institute has chosen Endpoint Protector because of its cross-platform capabilities, including support for Linux-based operating systems and zero-day support for new macOS versions.