Endpoint protection refers to the security solutions that are used to address issues pertaining to endpoint security. Thus, it can be defined as securing and protecting endpoints against all kinds of attacks, zero-day exploits and those inadvertent data leakages that happen due to human errors.
Endpoint protection is what helps prevent targeted attacks and APTs ( advanced persistent threats), which can't be prevented using antivirus solutions alone. Endpoint protection solutions provide enterprises with a full spectrum of security solutions that can be managed centrally and which helps secure endpoints- servers, workstations etc connected to endpoints, plus the many endpoint devices.
Endpoint Protection or Endpoint Security fosters solution to protect and secure the endpoints from zero day exploits or unknown malwares or advanced persistent threats. Conventional Antivirus cannot be a standalone solution to drive out the adamant threats, with that in place, Endpoint protection took its form to deliver absolute security solutions ensuring complete data protection for enterprises. Endpoint Protection delivers centralised security solutions to secure workstations, servers and devices that are connected to access the enterprise networks.