System Center Endpoint Protection
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 provided the ability to integrate with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010. Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) is Microsoft's industry-leading security and antimalware product, and the integration with Configuration Manager 2007 allowed administrators to easily manage and control its configuration.
The Forefront Endpoint Protection product has been updated for 2012, and the new version is called System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP). As you will see in this chapter, the integration between Endpoint Protection and Configuration Manager is carried forward and greatly enhanced in the System Center 2012 versions of the products.
In this chapter, ...