Protecting Your Business with Endpoint Protector

  • Episode 268
  • November 6, 2012
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Robbie and Eric speak with Bodgan Oros from Romania about the powerful Endpoint Protector security appliance which protects businesses from data theft and accidental leakage.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Endpoint Protector, Netflix, Eco Alkalines and Cordery Electric.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Eric Kidd present from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario. Bogdan Oros from Endpoint Protector joins via Skype Video.
  • {play 5:21}Feature: Protecting your business from accidental data leaks and data theft with the Endpoint Protector appliance.
    • What Endpoint Protector is, and what it does to protect your company data.
    • What Content Aware Protection does to prevent data leaks.
    • Defining rights on a per-computer basis with regards to which devices that computer can access.
    • Monitoring the files that users are copying to or from devices on your network with File Tracing and File Shadowing.
    • Using file type Content Aware Policies to block or report when someone transfers files based on type (uses MIME Type, not extension).
    • Bogdan demonstrates how an attempt to email a Word document containing a credit card number will be blocked by Endpoint Protector.
    • Blocking data removal by way of predefined content types, or even custom dictionaries.
    • Endpoint Protector assists larger companies in complying with data protection regulations.
    • Viewer Question: What if a user was to create a cipher and transmit private information that way?
    • Viewer Question: Can you prevent the printing of private information with Endpoint Protector?
    • Robbie's Question: Can screenshots be used to circumvent the protectoin Endpoint Protector provides?
    • How the Endpoint Protector appliance is integrated into your company network.
    • Protecting private company data on mobile devices with Endpoint Protector.
    • Viewing a mobile device's location, status, installed apps and more using the Mobile Device Management feature of Endpoint Protector.
    • Locking or wiping the data from an Android or iOS mobile device—or even its SD card—remotely using Endpoint Protector in event of loss or theft.
    • Hiding and blocking specific apps on mobile devices.
    • An upcoming feature of Endpoint Protector will allow policies to work on a schedule, so a mobile device for example could have Angry Birds blocked during the business day, but unblocked after-hours.
    • Endpoint Protector is the ultimate supplement to antivirus/anti-malware for businesses.
  • {play 31:23}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
  • {play 38:34}Viewer Postcards - Thanks to Mihail from Sofia, Bulgaria for the postcard and gifts.
  • {play 43:16}Eric's Participation in Movember - Raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer and men's mental health. Sponsor Eric at mobro.co/erickidd.
  • {play 46:59}Viewer Questions
  • Viewer Comment: Thanks for your help with setting up a samba share on Linux! Shiney is a word from the TV show, Firefly. It means "good".
  • Learning 1337 with Eric Kidd.
  • Viewer Question: I have a trick question for you: Can you guess what desktop environment I'm using based on the provided screenshot? It looks just like Unity, but is Gnome 3 on Zorin OS.
  • Viewer Question: I just posted a picture of Robbie in his Spidey costume on Google+. Are you on Google+?
  • Viewer Question: I want to know if I could use the WinSCP program, or is there a different application you recommend for web site maintenance?
  • Viewer Question: Thanks for the information about the server from the last episode. Further with regards to backups, I'd like to backup everything to the external hard drive. Is there a GUI-based program that I could use to backup the NAS?

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Eric Kidd

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