64% of IT professionals have end-point security solutions in place

According to IDC, 64% of IT professionals and line-of-business managers stated they had end-point security solutions, but the majority had trouble agreeing on what constitutes end point security. The majority of both line-of-business and IT respondents want employees to have limited or absolutely no control over their local environments. Of the 64% of respondents claiming EPS solutions in place, 88% stated their solutions are somewhat or very effective. Cisco and Symantec are viewed by respondents as the leading vendors in EPS.