Why Traditional Antivirus is Obsolete – Evolve to Cylance’s AI-Driven XDR with 24×7 Managed Security Services

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For years, organizations relied on traditional antivirus (AV) as their primary cybersecurity defense. However, the threat landscape’s evolution has rendered these legacy solutions inadequate against modern, sophisticated attacks. To stay ahead, businesses must adopt advanced AI-driven solutions like Cylance’s Extended Detection and Response (XDR) capabilities, coupled with 24×7 managed services.

Pitfalls of Traditional Antivirus

Traditional AV products utilize signature-based detection, matching threats against a database of known malware signatures. While effective against previously identified threats, this approach fails to combat new, emerging threats or advanced, stealthy attacks lacking recognizable signatures.
Moreover, traditional AV operates in silos, focusing solely on endpoint protection without considering the broader attack chain or correlating events across multiple security layers. This narrow visibility leaves organizations vulnerable to multi-vector attacks bypassing endpoint defenses.

Cylance’s AI-Driven XDR: Intelligent Cybersecurity

Cylance’s AI-Driven XDR solution, powered by advanced AI and machine learning, addresses traditional AV’s shortcomings by providing a holistic, intelligent approach to cybersecurity:

  1. AI-Powered Threat Detection: Cylance’s AI models detect even the most sophisticated threats, including never-before-seen malware variants and APTs, ensuring superior detection accuracy without relying on signatures.
  2. Comprehensive Visibility: Cylance’s Optics technology collects and analyzes data across endpoints, networks, cloud workloads, and email, providing a centralized view of an organization’s entire attack surface for effective threat detection and response.
  3. Automated Response and Remediation: Leveraging AI and automation, Cylance responds to threats in real-time, containing and mitigating attacks before significant damage occurs, reducing human error risk and accelerating incident response.
  4. Streamlined Security Operations: By consolidating multiple security functions into a single platform, Cylance simplifies security operations, reducing complexity, eliminating multiple point solutions, and minimizing integration challenges.

The Value of 24×7 Managed Services

While Cylance’s AI-driven XDR provides superior cybersecurity capabilities, managing and monitoring these advanced systems can be resource-intensive for many organizations. This is where deploying Cylance as a 24×7 managed service becomes invaluable:

  1. Continuous Monitoring and Response: A dedicated team of security experts monitors your environment around the clock, ensuring immediate detection and response to threats, reducing the risk of successful breaches and data loss
  2. Specialized Expertise: The managed service team comprises highly skilled cybersecurity professionals with deep knowledge of Cylance’s AI-driven XDR solution. They can optimize the platform’s configuration, tune detection models, and implement best practices tailored to your organization’s unique needs.
  3. Scalable Resources: By leveraging a managed service, you gain access to a scalable pool of security resources and expertise without the need to hire and train an extensive in-house team, reducing operational costs and enabling you to focus on your core business.
  4. Proactive Threat Hunting: The managed service team proactively hunts for threats within your environment, employing advanced techniques to identify and neutralize potential risks before they can cause harm.
  5. Compliance and Reporting: Comprehensive reporting and documentation provided by the managed service ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards, simplifying auditing processes and reducing compliance risks.

In today’s ever-evolving threat landscape, relying on traditional AV solutions is akin to bringing a knife to a gunfight. By adopting Cylance’s AI-Driven XDR solution, coupled with 24×7 managed services, organizations can benefit from advanced threat detection, comprehensive visibility, automated response, and streamlined security operations, backed by continuous monitoring and specialized expertise.

Don’t let your organization become the next victim of a cyber attack. Evolve your cybersecurity strategy by embracing Cylance’s AI-driven XDR with 24×7 managed services, and stay ahead of even the most sophisticated threats.