Understanding the Endpoint Protection Client

The Endpoint Protection client is the frontend application (associated with a system tray icon) that your users may interact with or see if malware is detected on their computer. When the client is in a healthy state, it has a green check mark, as shown in Figure 16.27.

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Figure 16.27. The Endpoint Protection client agent home screen.

If malware is detected while the computer is in use, the color changes to a dangerous red and flashes in the system tray to alert the user to the problem. Depending on the severity of malware found, the user could be prompted to take action such as to clean the computer ...

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