Avecto was cited as one of three vendors who "also allow the blocking of unknown or admin-specified applications, giving S&R pros the ability to further reduce their attack surface at the cost of some additional management overhead," the report noted.
“Endpoint antivirus is becoming increasingly outdated and on its own, does not offer sufficient protection,”
Avecto was recognized with four other vendors in the application privilege management space, including AppSense, BeyondTrust, Centrify and Viewfinity.
Avecto's Privilege Guard (http://www.avecto.com/
Avecto recently hosted a webinar, featuring guest speaker analyst Chris Sherman, titled "Beyond Anti-Virus; Next Generation Solutions for Next Generation Attacks". The on-demand recording is available at the following link: http://learn.avecto.com/
The report is available for purchase on Forrester’s website here. (http://bit.ly/
*Forrester Research, Prepare for the Post-AV Era Part 1: Five Alternatives to Endpoint Antivirus, Chris Sherman, Stephanie Balaouras, Rick Holland, Andrew Rose, Katherine Williamson, June 9, 2014
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