Preemptively block known and unknown malware, exploits and zero-day threats with the unique multi-method prevention approach of Traps™ advanced endpoint protection from a single, lightweight agent.
Automatically reprogram your endpoints to block known and unknown threats – without human intervention – using threat intelligence gained from our global community of customers and partners across endpoints, networks and SaaS applications.
Empower users to use web-, mobile- and cloud-based applications without fearing cyberthreats. Protect users from inadvertently compromising their systems without depending on burdensome virus scans.
Traps replaces legacy antivirus and secures endpoints with a multi-method prevention approach that blocks malware and exploits, both known and unknown, before they compromise endpoints such as laptops, desktops and servers.
Traps prevents malicious executables rapidly and accurately with a unique, multi-method approach to prevention that maximizes coverage against malware while reducing the attack surface area and increasing the accuracy of malware prevention. This approach combines several prevention methods to instantly block known and unknown malware from infecting a system.
Traps takes a unique approach to preventing exploits. Instead of focusing on the millions of individual attacks or their underlying software vulnerabilities, it focuses on the small set of techniques all exploit-based attacks use, which rarely change. Traps blocks these techniques, thereby preventing exploitation attempts before they can compromise endpoints.
As an integral component of Palo Alto Networks® Next-Generation Security Platform, Traps continuously exchanges threat intelligence with the WildFire™ threat analysis service, as does each component of the platform deployed among the global community of Palo Alto Networks customers.
WildFire is the world’s largest distributed sensor system focused on identifying and preventing unknown threats, with more than 17,000 enterprise, government and service provider customers contributing to the collective immunity of all other users. Traps customers receive access to this intelligence and WildFire’s complete set of malware analysis capabilities. Traps uses this intelligence to automatically reprogram itself to prevent malware no matter where it is discovered first, be it on the endpoint, in the network or in a SaaS application.
The automatic conversion of threat intelligence into prevention all but eliminates the opportunity for an attacker to use unknown and advanced malware to infect a system. An attacker can use a given piece of malware at most once, anywhere, and only has seconds to carry out an attack before WildFire renders it entirely ineffective.
Despite continuous investments in legacy antivirus solutions and “next-gen” AV products, organizations continue to experience security breaches and successful ransomware attacks with increasing frequency. Existing endpoint security products as a whole, and legacy antivirus solutions in particular, struggle – and more often fail – to prevent successful security breaches.
Attempts at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of AV solutions, as well as the security industry’s collective focus on detection and response, have only resulted in incremental improvements in endpoint protection, while hindering organizations with antiquated methodologies and hidden costs.
Discover the core reasons legacy AV no longer offers effective prevention, the five security requirements for any AV replacement, and how the multi-method prevention approach of Traps replaces AV while offering superior breach prevention.
Learn more about the multi-method prevention capabilities of Traps, the systems and platforms it supports, and its integration with Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls and WildFire threat intelligence cloud.
Technology Overview Whitepaper
Take an in-depth look at the proprietary multi-method prevention technologies in Traps and how they combine to prevent security breaches, protect your users and secure your endpoints.
PCI-DSS Compliance Report
Learn how Traps assists organizations in meeting the requirements of PCI Data Security Standard (DSS). Read Coalfire’s independent evaluation of Traps and discover how to remain PCI DSS compliant when replacing legacy AV solutions with Traps.
HIPAA Compliance Report
Learn how Traps help organizations to satisfy the requirements of HIPAA Security Rule, as well as the requirements of the Breach Notification Rule. Read Coalfire’s independent evaluation of Traps to discover how to remain HIPAA compliant when replacing legacy AV solutions with Traps.
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