KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By John Tolbert

Nucleon Smart Endpoint

Nucleon Smart Endpoint is an Endpoint Protection Detection & Response (EPDR) solution for Windows and Linux. It takes a multi-layered Zero Trust approach to preventing malware execution and provides Machine Learning (ML) detection models to look for signs of compromise across managed endpoints. Nucleon Smart Endpoint offers built-in and customizable response and remediation playbooks.

1 Introduction

Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) solutions have become increasingly popular in just the last few years as a means to help security analysts determi ...

Login Get full Access

2 Product Description

Nucleon Smart Endpoint addresses both halves of EPDR with a four pillared approach: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Remediation. The product is i ...

System hardening can also help prevent endpoint compromises. Nucleon Smart Endpoint's process rules form the basis for customizable system hardening. ...

Nucleon Smart Endpoint customer administrators can use the built-in playbooks and create new playbooks from templates for additional investigation act ...

Nucleon reports that most customers choose to allow less severe actions to be automated, such as evidence collection and restoration of single files, ...

Login Get full Access

3 Strengths and Challenges

Nucleon Smart Endpoint takes a different approach to EPP than most of its competitors. Rather than putting the emphasis on runtime behavioral and memo ...

Login Get full Access


©2021 KuppingerCole Analysts AG all rights reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form is forbidden unless prior written permission. All conclusions, recommendations and predictions in this document represent KuppingerCole´s initial view. Through gathering more information and performing deep analysis, positions presented in this document will be subject to refinements or even major changes. KuppingerCole disclaim all warranties as to the completeness, accuracy and/or adequacy of this information. Even if KuppingerCole research documents may discuss legal issues related to information security and technology, KuppingerCole do not provide any legal services or advice and its publications shall not be used as such. KuppingerCole shall have no liability for errors or inadequacies in the information contained in this document. Any opinion expressed may be subject to change without notice. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

KuppingerCole Analysts support IT professionals with outstanding expertise in defining IT strategies and in relevant decision-making processes. As a leading analyst ompany, KuppingerCole provides first-hand vendor-neutral information. Our services allow you to feel comfortable and secure in taking decisions essential to your business.

KuppingerCole, founded in 2004, is a global, independent analyst organization headquartered in Europe. We specialize in providing vendor-neutral advice, expertise, thought leadership, and practical relevance in Cybersecurity, Digital Identity & IAM (Identity and Access Management), Cloud Risk and Security, and Artificial Intelligence, as well as for all technologies fostering Digital Transformation. We support companies, corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges and make better decisions for the success of their business. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of our philosophy.

For further information, please contact clients@kuppingercole.com.