About Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows XP Embedded

Article:TECH102642  |  Created: 2007-01-12  |  Updated: 2008-01-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH102642
Article Type
Technical Solution

Issue



Does Symantec provide an Endpoint Protection solution for the Windows XP Embedded operating system?


Solution



The Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows XP Embedded offers the most advanced defense against viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other malicious code attacking and infecting specialized devices like Thin Clients, Point of Sale Terminals, ATMs, Medical Devices, Gaming platforms, and other devices running XP Embedded or Windows Embedded Point of Service (WEPOS) operating systems. It provides a multi-layered security approach that includes AntiVirus, an application-centric firewall, application control, intrusion prevention and detection, and policy enforcement which protects Windows XP Embedded or WEPOS devices from being compromised by either inbound or outbound traffic. The Symantec solution has been designed specifically to integrate seamlessly on embedded devices and provides one of the smallest footprints available, enabling deployments on embedded devices with limited hard drive or flash memory size.

The Symantec solution for Windows XP Embedded is the only comprehensive solution that can effectively protect Windows XP Embedded and WEPOS devices from being compromised.

It offers:
  • Comprehensive Endpoint Protection for XP Embedded with Firewall, IDS and AntiVirus
  • Scalable, redundant, centrally managed, solution for the enterprise
  • Designed for XP Embedded platforms
  • Ability to commit updates to flash with Writer Filter enabled
  • Designed with performance constraints
  • Target Designer integration

Centralized management console
Paramount to the efficient operation of any solution is an enterprise-class management console. The Symantec Policy Manager provides a Java-based console to centrally create, deploy, manage, and report agent activity. Scalable to fit the most demanding environments in the world, the policy manager provides granular control to all administrative tasks in high-availability architecture.



References
See Symantec Endpoint Protection information.





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