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Bitdefender

The days when your employees were tethered to their desks by network cables are behind us. Today, they’re working from virtually anywhere on the globe—accessing your network, thus leaving your company vulnerable from attack from a mindboggling array of entry-points. Luckily, staying safe is no farther than the BitDefender Cloud Solutions

Cloud Security Console

The BitDefender’s Cloud Security Console is a Web-based console provides access to your security dashboard, policies, reports, and alerts— allowing you to monitor the security status of your network, as well as detect and address any security issues.

Because the console resides on the BitDefender Security Cloud, there is absolutely no need for any on-site server hardware, or to bother with system maintenance or upgrades. BitDefender handles it all making your life easier, while eliminating your hardware and manpower costs, it’s always on and instantly ready for use!

Endpoint Management

BitDefender allows you to manage any number of endpoints distributed across any number of locations. Protect the office network as well as roaming laptops and remote office endpoints. Manage security for multiple companies from a single console

BitDefender Endpoint Client is designed to protect each system using a silent and unobtrusive approach. As security for individual computers is controlled from the cloud interface, there is no need for any user actions to be taken. Depending on the configuration made in the management console, users may be able to locally generate on-demand scans of updates and view security events.

Easily Deployed

BitDefender is deployed in a Breeze. Endpoints can be protected immediately by either opening the Web console, or by sending an e-mail invitation to any user in your company. Once deployed on the first endpoint, Cloud Security for Endpoints will automatically identify the remaining endpoints within the network allowing you to remotely deploy protection to those unsecured systems.

Provides antimalware protection features according to configuration or policies defined within Cloud Security Console. Users can perform on-demand scans or updates if allowed within the central policy.

Cloud Security for Endpoints is a service developed by Bitdefender that addresses both simplicity and flexibility of management. Targeting small to medium or geographically dispersed organizations, Cloud Security for Endpoints reduces risk, resources and costs associated with protecting IT assets.

Number-One-Rated Security

Cloud Security for Endpoints protects systems using security technology that has been rated first time and time again. It has the same enterprise-class endpoint security technologies as the award-winning on-premise BitDefender solutions and it scales to any number of endpoints, defending increasingly mobile and geographically dispersed workforce.

BitDefender is Flexible and intuitive, it allows organizations to quickly deploy, manage and monitor security. The Endpoint Client is designed to protect each system using a silent and unobtrusive approach. User intervention is never required as scans, updates and configurations are controlled from a central web-based management interface.

Giving you security without the IT Overhead. It simply delivers the benefits of an on-premise security solution for workstations and servers without the IT overhead like additional software, hardware or dedicated IT staff, making it the preferred choice for organizations looking for a cost effective security solution that is simple to manage. Built on Bitdefender Gravity Architecture a single Cloud Security Console and data store horizontally scale from the smallest to largest deployment with ease.

Provides number-one-ranked security technology and centrally managed protection for desktops and servers, without the cost of traditional on-site solutions.

While they seek enterprise-level security, smaller organizations find the costs of traditional solutions to be too high as additional onsite infrastructure and dedicated personnel are required to deploy and maintain such systems.

Cloud Security for Endpoints by Bitdefender protects business systems with centralized policy-based control and real-time visibility into the security status - features that are expected of enterprise security solutions - but does not require onsite server hardware or maintenance as it is managed by the hosted Bitdefender management console. The number-one-ranked Bitdefender antimalware technology defends desktops, laptops and server endpoints while the web-based management interface enables real time, centralized monitoring and control within a single console for all offices and remote users. Based on Gravity Architecture, Cloud Security for Endpoints scales immediately to protect any number of systems and has been specifically designed to support MSPs (managed service providers). The system allows MSPs to administrate security for all customers within a single console giving organizations the option of externalizing IT security. Organizations that thrive on being agile will find the Cloud Security for Endpoints service ideal for their needs. While it provides robust security, the solution does not require a highly technical person to deploy, manage or maintain. Immediately after subscribing to the service, Cloud Security Console becomes available allowing centralized deployment within the network using the automatic network discovery feature. After defining policies for the company or user groups, additional actions are required only to monitor reports and respond to incident alerts.

Reduced costs

Cloud Security for Endpoints is a hosted service that offers a high level of security for business systems without introducing complex and costly infrastructure within the business. Companies can thus save money by eliminating the need for onsite hardware and associated maintenance. Dedicated IT staff is required to manage and maintain Cloud Security for Endpoints because the interface is highly intuitive and there is no effort required to upgrade to a new version as the console is based in the Bitdefender or service provider datacenter and is always up-to-date. Organizations can quickly deploy and adopt the enterprise-level security solution while maintaining a lean structure and avoiding vendor lock-in.

Optimized to minimize resource consumption

Optimized detection and scanning technology inside Cloud Security for Endpoints by Bitdefender Minimizes the system’s memory footprint. Together with the silent security philosophy, this ensures that business data and systems are protected without users noticing or taking any action. The impact of Cloud Security for Endpoints on network traffic is also minimized as new product or signature updates can be propagated with small, incremental updates and optimized local update distribution options are available.

Advanced protection through proactive detection

Bitdefender provides organizations with multiple levels of advanced protection: Antivirus, Antispyware, Anti-Phishing, Trojan / Rootkit detection and a fully featured two-way personal Firewall with intrusion detection. Cloud Security for Endpoints also includes an innovative and proactive detection technology called Bitdefender Active Virus Control which leverages advanced heuristic methods to detect new potential threats in real time. Unlike typical heuristic technologies which are limited to checking files when they are accessed or first started, Active Virus Control monitors all application activity throughout the lifecycle of the application processes. Productivity and protection are enhanced through centralized configurable security policies that can be used to remotely control user access to local applications, block access to certain websites or restrict Internet access within certain time intervals.

First, a traditional scanning method is employed where scanned content is matched against the signature database. The signature database contains byte patterns specific to known threats and is regularly updated by Bitdefender. This scanning method is effective against confirmed threats that have been researched and documented. However, no matter how promptly the signature database is updated, there is always a vulnerability window between the time when a new threat is discovered and when a fix is released.

Against brand-new, undocumented threats, a second layer of protection is provided by B-HAVE, Bitdefender's heuristic engine. Heuristic algorithms detect malware based on behavioral characteristics. B-HAVE runs suspected malware in a virtual environment to test its impact on the system and ensure it poses no threat. If a threat is detected, the program is prevented from running.

For threats that elude even the heuristic engine, a third layer of protection is present in the form of Active Virus Control (AVC). Active Virus Control continuously monitors running processes and grades suspicious behaviors such as attempts to: disguise the type of process, execute code in another process's space (hijack process memory for privilege escalation), replicate, drop files, hide from process enumeration applications, etc. Each suspicious behavior raises the process rating. When a threshold is reached, an alarm is triggered.

Cloud Security for Endpoints protects against several types of malware, including:

Viruses

Viruses - A computer virus is a computer program that self-replicates when executed, often while being concealed inside legitimate executable files, boot records, script files, document macros, etc. Besides self-replication, many viruses also carry a payload, meaning they also perform malicious actions on the host system like: destroying or corrupting data, displaying insulting or annoying messages, altering normal application behavior, installing trojans or spyware, etc. Worms - Computer worms are also self-replicating computer programs that may carry malicious payloads. They differ from viruses in that they are standalone computer programs and have the ability to spread automatically, usually via computer networks.

Trojans

Trojans - Trojans are computer programs that expose the host system to attackers, hence the name. Typical payloads include: opening backdoors (methods of bypassing authentication, stealing data, hijacking the system for spamming or Denial of Service attacks, spying on the user, etc. Unlike viruses and worms, trojans don't self-replicate.

Spyware

Spyware - Spyware designates computer programs that covertly collect information about the user and transmit it to a third party. Spyware is often distributed as part of desirable software such as free utilities which perform spying activities on their users in addition to their advertised purpose.

Adware

Adware programs are software packages that display unsolicited advertising in the form of pop-ups, or by corrupting the graphical user interface of various applications, notably web browsers. Like spyware, they are often bundled with other types of more or less useful software.

Keyloggers

Keyloggers monitor the user's keyboard key presses. Although there are legitimate applications for keyloggers, they are often used by hackers to extract confidential information such as credentials, credit card numbers, addresses, etc. They are usually distributed through a trojan or virus.

Rootkits

Rootkits - Rootkits are system drivers which modify the operating system's behaviour for various purposes. Just like keyloggers, they may have beneficial functionalities, but are also frequently used for harmful actions such as: concealing malicious software, preventing malware disinfection, enabling privilege escalation for unauthorized users, opening backdoors, etc. Because they corrupt the operating system's low level functions, once installed, rootkits are notoriously difficult to detect and remove.

Anti-Phishing

The Anti-Phishing module provides warnings and protection against website forgery/spoofing and against Internet frauds. The Anti-Phishing module has three components:

Anti-Phishing protection automatically blocks known phishing (website forgery/spoofing) web pages to prevent users from inadvertently disclosing private or confidential information to online fraudsters. In addition to website forgery, other types of Internet frauds may be suppressed such as: purchase frauds, get-rich-quick scams, Internet marketing frauds, click frauds, etc. Instead of the malicious web page, a special warning page is displayed in the browser to inform the user that the requested web page is dangerous.

Bitdefender toolbar

The Bitdefender toolbar informs users about the security rating of the web pages they are viewing. By clicking a small dragger at the top of the browser window, users can see if the currently displayed page is either: safe, suspect or unsafe. The Search advisor rates search engine results and Facebook/Twitter links, by placing an icon in front of every result. Icons indicate if the link leads to a safe, suspect or unsafe page.

There are two types of threats contained by Cloud Security for Endpoints Anti-Phishing protection:

Spoofing - Web site forgery (spoofing) consists of malicious web sites attempting to impersonate legitimate ones for fraudulent reasons such as collecting user credentials or credit card information.

Internet frauds - Sites that do not assume false identities, but instead try to appear as honorable businesses and profit by tricking people into various scams such as:

Purchase frauds - Online vendors who don’t actually deliver the advertised products

Financial frauds - Such as those originating from false financial institutions Get-rich-quick-scams - Such as Ponzi schemes, work-at-home schemes or other “business-opportunity” schemes Internet marketing frauds - Malicious sites that harvest credit card information under various pretexts such as age verification or by selling dubious health products

Click frauds - Sites that deceive visitors into clicking links that lead to different destinations than the ones advertised Unethical dissemination - Domains that have been promoted using spam, blog comment spam, click frauds, social media scams or other dishonest methods

Firewall and Intrusion Detection

The firewall and the Intrusion Detection System (IDS) protect the system from network threats:

The Firewall controls applications' access to network resources/services and to the Internet. A comprehensive database of known, legitimate applications can be automatically allowed access. Furthermore, the firewall can protect the system against port scans, restrict ICS and warn when new nodes join a Wi-Fi connection.

The Intrusion Detection System protects the system from specific actions with malicious potential such as: dll injections, installation of malware drivers, and alteration of Bitdefender files by 3rd party applications, Internet Explorer exploits or keylogging attempts. The Data Protection module prevents users from unwittingly revealing specific confidential information by scanning outgoing email (SMTP) and web (HTTP) traffic and blocking predefined text strings from being sent. These text strings may include sensitive data such as: account names, names for in-development products or technologies, contact information for company executives, etc. There are usually two scenarios for this type of exposure:

Social engineering - This happens when another party actively attempts to deceive someone inside the company into revealing confidential information by techniques such as: impersonating co-workers or authorities, staging false situations or otherwise manipulating the victim to act in the social engineer's interest.

Accidental data leaks - In these scenarios, the user is divulging confidential information out of negligence, without being enticed in any way by the recipient.

Although this is not a deliberate data theft attempt, the consequences can be just as severe.

User Control

The User Control module restricts user's access to Internet and to applications either completely or based on a schedule. Online access restrictions can also be applied for: specific addresses, HTTP or SMTP traffic containing certain keywords, or for predefined Web site categories. There are over 30 types of websites that can be restricted including those providing: gambling, mature content, social networking, file sharing, online gaming, etc. The User Control module helps enforce company policies related to Web access, thus preventing productivity losses caused by employee idling and reducing data traffic costs.

security - Bitdefender Security for Cloud Based Endpoints and Virtualized Environments

The productivity need to reduce costs and enable IT responsiveness to business change is driving more and more applications, counting critical ones, to various types of cloud platform s. While cloud providers can implement many of productivity the same asylum measures required of an internal IT group, many companies are still wary. This is especially true for less expensive, multitenant public haze Environments that are inherently less secure than in-house productivity IT Environments , assuming that the onsite, internal IT Environments follow fit Security procedures and have the right Technology and standards in place. If not, then state cloud service providers frequently provide a more productivity out of harm�s way IT environment than regional IT groups. Providing Security for cloud Environments that matches the levels found in internal data centers is cardinal for helping modern organizations compete and for productivity allowing service providers to meet their customers' needs. However, to match the levels of Security that customers gratis internally, service providers must make the proper investments in providing, proving and ensuring appropriate levels productivity of Security over time.

Whether adopted in public, private or composite form, or delivered as IaaS , PaaS or SaaS , the cloud imposes sui generis incomparabl and stringent Security demands. But with appropriate productivity levels of Security, trust and governance, utility providers can provide a safe environment for company data and applications. The cloud especially the public, multitenant haze raises new and significant Security concerns for companies productivity that are accustomed to hosting their data and applications within their own four walls.

Globally, the cloud continues to sit for feign challenges on how to bring agile, yet secure cloud Security, productivity IT services to enterprises. Cloud computing is a reality for all enterprises operating today. However, in the race to put data in the cloud to save on overall costs, companies need to be productivity aware of the hidden expense in terms of data and cloud Security. Cloud providers are not doing enough to secure current mist services, and enterprises need to broaden their Security policies to protect productivity applications and data stored in the cloud as strongly as they protect these within the company's internal infrastructure .

Monitor ing and governance: utilities that confess customers to Monitor the environment for Security, as productivity well as ensure agreement with other KPIs, such as completion and reliability. Using these utilities, customers should breathe able to perform these activities nearly as well as they could in their own data productivity centers. Just as importantly, these utilities allow customers to take becoming action based on the asylum information received from the provider. These actions might include shutting down an practice that appears to be productivity under attack or forcing the provider to tighten its procedures if cavilling updates or patches are not being applied on time. Governance also includes risk management, allowing companies to tailor their Security spending productivity to both the likelihood and credible impact of various threats. Doing so requires knowledge of how the avail provider Monitor s for breaches, how Security events are detected and report ed, and the protection the productivity provider offers from a legal and financial perspective. Well-drafted contracts and a legal framework that defines liability including whether the provider will reimburse the customer for business losses or just for utility interruptions productivity are all issues the provider must location .

This record of information will be used in the governance and risk dominate framework, where customers make use of data from the provider to productivity ensure ongoing Security. This framework should provide: The Monitor ing and control of the provider's consummation against the SLAs (service level agreements) that govern Security performance. Shared amenability and accountability between the company and productivity service provider .

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assurance and assurance: To meet the second requirement the company needs to have confidence in the integrity of the complete cloud environment. This includes the fleshly data centers, hardware, software, people and productivity processes employed by the provider. The service provider needs to establish an evidence-based trust architecture and control of the cloud environment, through adequate Monitor ing and report ing capabilities to ensure the customer of transparency productivity around Security vulnerabilities and events This should include audit trails that help the customer meet internal and external demands for provable Security, as well as automate d notification and alerts that support the customer's productivity existing problem .

onus for cloud immunity is shared amidst the service provider and enterprise. The more cloud infrastructure is controlled by the enterprise, the more the responsibility falls to the organization productivity to provide refuge. For example, with an infrastructure as a Service ( IaaS ) murk the service provider is responsible for securing the underlying hardware, but businesses are expected to secure their virtual infrastructure and productivity their applications and data built on top of it. This can be achieved with VM Security that extends to cloud Environments with integrated list and network level protection . But as cloud service providers productivity offer more of the underlying platform s and applications, such as a platform considering that a Service ( PaaS ) or Software as a Service ( SaaS ), they take on more of the responsibility for refuge.

productivity details stored and processed outside the enterprise firewall involves an connate level of risk, due to a number of factors. For one, third-party services again and again bypass the physical, logical and personnel productivity controls that IT shops have over their in-house property. However, according to local and federal laws, the end user organization gratis specify the zone of the o center in which its data prerogative productivity reside. Making changes to the work provider's authorization or Access administer policies may require going by the provider's systems and processes. In public, multitenant Environments , companies necessity trust the provider to safeguard their productivity data even though it shares carnal hardware with other customers. And lastly, providers may impose limitations on the liability they will accept for Security lapses, and there may be a need to work productivity outside proper notifications of Security- and compliance-related events.

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Within a traditional internal IT infrastructure , it is comparatively easy to ensure productivity appropriate Security mechanisms, such as authorization, Authentication , privacy, confidentiality and nonrepudiation. These mechanisms must live befall accompanied by proper asylum policies and processes that are followed by employees. Although some users (such as productivity customers and partners) are outside the organization's control, the IT staff has physical control over and direct visibility into the IT infrastructure . It can make changes relatively easily to the leave policies determining productivity which users can take which actions, decisive on the physical locations of servers and data bases, and validating the trustworthiness of the individuals managing their systems.

Robust Security: Meeting the first requirement - productivity providing robust Security - means affecting beyond a traditional perimeter-based approach to a layered model that ensures the proper isolation of data , even in a shared, multitenant mist. This includes content protection at productivity clashing layers in the cloud infrastructure , such as at the storage , hypervisor, virtual machine and data base layers. It as well as requires mechanisms to outfit confidentiality and Access dominate. These may include Encryption , productivity obfuscation and key management, as well as isolation and containment, hale log management and an audit infrastructure .

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Cloud immunity controls receptacle be classified in a tiered imitation. Front-end immunity handles Authentication and ability. The productivity medial layer deals with virtual machine Security, OS protection . Back-end Security handles storage Security, input and data base Security, network Security, etc. Delivering assured and verifiable Security in the cloud requires separate architectures for productivity Security and trust, as well just as a framework for governance .

The Security architecture provides the isolation, confidentiality and Access control required to protect company data and applications. Here is a productivity look at these three requirements: Isolation: To ensure isolation within a multitenant environment, service providers often employ multiple virtual data centers, each on its own virtual LAN, to maintain customer data separation. For productivity further Security, each virtual data center can be Configure d into one or more trust clusters (each including, for example, separate web servers, application servers and data base zones), separated by demilitarized zones (DMZs) and productivity virtual firewall s to ensure multi-tenancy immunity.

They will be significant growth in appropriation of cloud Security services used by companies along with a quickening tread of merger and acquisitions among IT Security productivity companies. Higher than average growth of cloud Security services will create merger and acquisition activity involving small and midsize cloud immunity specialists. During the next three years, the growth rates for cloud Security productivity services will overtake those of traditional on-premises Security equipment, according to the dispatch.

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The loss of control in moving applications and data gone of the enterprise to a cloud productivity provider, and the resulting challenges in Monitor ing and governing those resources, devise wider Security concerns that service providers must address. These include: Trusting data to the people and processes employed by the provider. productivity The threat of confidential data mingling with that of other customers. Achieving legal put right in the example of a nebula Security violation. The viability of the cloud vendor. All of this makes productivity it added challenging to create trustworthy controls for the Monitor ing, governance and auditing of the cloud provider environment.

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The cost and agility benefits of the cloud will continue to impel productivity organizations to migrate more critical applications and services to these platform s. As they do so, they will choose cloud providers that deliver not only the required Security but furthermore the assurance of robust productivity Security and the governance capabilities to manage ongoing Security needs in a cost-effective means. Companies that choose to work with service providers offering robust Security, assurance and governance architectures prerogative have powerful first-mover productivity advantage as competitors of each and every sizes move more of their business to the cloud.

Identification, assessment and agreement on how to manage ongoing Security-related functions. These include assessing, Monitor ing and productivity report ing of responsibility arrear and legal risks; managing disaster recovery and activity continuity, risks to compliance, IP and business reputation; and providing compliance audits and centralized, policy-driven fell management .

The trust productivity architecture demonstrates the cloud provider's level of Security through a difference of Monitor ing, report ing and alert functions. These include: Continuous Monitor ing and automate d deference and report ing protocols, such as Security content Automation Protocol. productivity The Cloud Trust Protocol, the Security, Trust and Assurance Registry and Cloud Trust Authority, which instruct the provider's commitment to industry best practices and pave the way for trust to develop at an productivity end time. A proven slot record of principle of the provider's cloud Environments and processes. These range from strong patch care and the use of only digitally signed code, to automate d notification and productivity alerts of Security breaches, attacks and vulnerabilities. A real-time feed of information to an hierarchy dashboard about the number of breaches detected, the amount of unauthorized activity in the customer's habitat and the productivity actions taken to thwart it. Over time, future metrics can live befall developed based on the initial report s and the historic record used to provide a foundation of trust. To further elevate their productivity trust architecture, companies receptacle turn to organizations such as the Cloud preservation Alliance. In addition, Gartner and other industry analysts retain accept identified and classified areas of concern in haze Security.

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