Windows Antivirus

Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus and Spyware for Windows

Symantec Endpoint Protection description

Combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention
The Symantec Endpoint Protection package was designed to combine Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to deliver unmatched defense against malware for laptops, desktops and servers.

It seamlessly integrates essential security technologies in a single agent and management console, increasing protection and helping lower total cost of ownership.

Here are some key features of “Symantec Endpoint Protection”:

· Seamlessly integrates essential technologies such as antivirus, antispyware, firewall, intrusion prevention, device control.
· Requires only a single agent that is managed by a single management console.
· Provides unmatched endpoint protection from the market leader in endpoint security.
· Enables instant NAC upgrade without additional software deployment for each endpoint.
· Stops malware such as viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware, bots, zero-day threats and rootkits.
· Prevents security outbreaks thus reducing administrative overhead.
· Lowers total cost of ownership for endpoint security.

Single Agent and Single Console
· Delivers a single agent for all Symantec Endpoint Protection technologies and Symantec Network Access Control. Delivers a single integrated interface for managing all Symantec Endpoint Protection technologies and Symantec Network Access Control. All allow for a single communication method and content delivery system across all technologies.
· Provides operational efficiencies such as single software updates, single policy updates.
· Provides unified and central reporting.
· Provides unified licensing and maintenance.
· Requires no change to the client when adding Symantec Network Access Control enforcement.
· Lowers Total Cost of Ownership for endpoint security.
· Reduces administrative effort.

Proactive Threat Scanning
· Behavioral-based protection that protects against zero-day threats and threats not seen before. Unlike other heuristic-based technologies, Proactive Threat Scan scores both the good and bad behavior of unknown applications, providing a more accurate malware detection.
· Accurately detects malware without the need to set up rule-based configurations.
· Helps lower the number of false positives.

Advanced Rootkit Detection and Removal
· Provides superior rootkit detection and removal by integrating VxMS (Veritas Mapping Service-a Veritas technology), thereby providing access below the operating system to allow thorough analysis and repair.
· Detects and removes the most difficult rootkits.
· Saves time and money and productivity lossses associated with re-imaging infected machines.

Application Control
· Allows administrators to control access to specific processes, files, and folders by users and other applications. It provides application analysis, process control, file and registry access control, and module and DLL control. It enables administrators to restrict certain activities deemed as suspicious or high risk.
· Prevents malware from spreading or harming endpoints.
· Locks down endpoints to prevent data leakage.

Device Control
· Controls which peripherals can be connected to a machine and how the peripherals are used. It locks down an endpoints to prevent connections from thumb drives, CD burners, printers, and other USB devices.
· Prevents sensitive and confidential data from being extracted or stolen from endpoints (data leakage).
· Prevents endpoints from being infected by viruses spread from peripheral devices.


Symantec Endpoint Protection Client (32-bit)
Minimum requirements
· Windows 2000 SP3+, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista (x86), Windows SBS 2003
· Pentium III 300 MHz
· 256MB RAM
· 500 MB disk (plus an additional 440 MB during installation)

Symantec Endpoint Protection Client (64-bit)
Minimum requirements
· Windows XP (x64) SP1+, Windows Server 2003 (x64), Windows Vista (x64)
· 1 GHz with one of the following processors: Intel Xeon with Intel EM64T support, Intel Pentium IV with EM64T support, AMD 64-bit Opteron, AMD 64-bit Athlon (Note: Itanium is not supported)
· 256MB RAM
· 500 MB disk (plus an additional 440 MB during installation)
· Symantec AntiVirus for Linux ClientLinux distribution support:
· Red Hat Enterprise Linux
· SuSE Linux Enterprise (server/desktop)
· Novell Open Enterprise Server
· VMWare ESX

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
Central Administration Server
Minimum requirements
· Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional SP2+, Windows Server 2003 Standard/Enterprise, Windows SBS 2003
· Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
· 1GB free disk space

· Symantec Endpoint Protection ConsoleRemote administration console (optional)

Minimum Requirements
· Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 Standard/Enterprise, Windows Vista
· Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2+
· 512MB RAM
· 11 MB free disk space per active console session


· 60-day evaluation period.

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