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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Nicolai Henriksen
Book Image

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Nicolai Henriksen

Overview of this book

System Center Configuration Manager is now used by over 70% of all the business in the world today and many have taken advantage engaging the System Center Endpoint Protection within that great product. Through this book, you will gain knowledge about System Center Endpoint Protection, and see how to work with it from System Center Configuration Manager from an objective perspective. We’ll show you several tips, tricks, and recipes to not only help you understand and resolve your daily challenges, but hopefully enhance the security level of your business. Different scenarios will be covered, such as planning and setting up Endpoint Protection, daily operations and maintenance tips, configuring Endpoint Protection for different servers and applications, as well as workstation computers. You’ll also see how to deal with malware and infected systems that are discovered. You’ll find out how perform OS deployment, Bitlocker, and Applocker, and discover what to do if there is an attack or outbreak. You’ll find out how to ensure good control and reporting, and great defense against threats and malware software. You’ll see the huge benefits when dealing with application deployments, and get to grips with OS deployments, software updates, and disk encryption such as Bitlocker. By the end, you will be fully aware of the benefits of the System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection anti-malware product, ready to ensure your business is watertight against any threat you could face.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook Second Edition
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Configuring alerts for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager

You need properly configured alerts that give you exactly what you need to know, especially when it comes to monitoring an antimalware product.

I would think that you don't want emails every minute about all the malware found on every machine in your corporation, so configure it more intelligently and distinguish who needs what information.

For example, an IT Manager might prefer to only get email alerts if there were to be a critical matter like an outbreak on the network, or if, say, the Configuration Manager client check and remediation fails on a certain percentage of all clients. This is important because it's the Configuration Manager client that will be forwarding the alerting message to the Configuration Manager site server. If that client somehow starts to fail for whatever reason, you have a problem to attend as quickly as possible. Malware often tries to disable and strike out antimalware solutions and management...