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Review: Carbon Black and Cylance: The new face of endpoint security

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We know by now that traditional anti-virus doesn’t work, or at least doesn’t work well enough to be the sole line of defense against endpoint exploits. And while the traditional endpoint protection vendors have learned some new tricks and offer some solid features, most enterprises need more.

They want an endpoint product that can prevent zero-day infections from happening and they want to be more proactive.

We looked at two relatively new products, Carbon Black (now owned by Bit9) and Cylance Protect. Both are designed to approach securing your endpoints from a different and more complete perspective. We asked other vendors to participate, including CrowdStrike, Promisec, Forescout and Tanium. They either declined or ignored our inquiries.

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