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Tanium Protectâ„¢ (Protect) delivers proactive protection to block malicious attacks on endpoints using native operating system and third-party controls at the speed and scale of Tanium across your environment.

Policy

Collection of one or more rules. Policies are targeted at computer groups.

Rule

Specific security controls such as firewall settings or software restrictions.

Computer group

Defined in the Administration section of Tanium Console. You can target enforcement of policies to one or more computer groups for which you have management rights.

Enforcement

An enforcement occurs when a policy is successfully applied to a computer group. Following are definitions of the three possible enforcement states:

Enforced

A policy has been successfully enforced. All rules and configurations of the policy are in effect on the targeted endpoint.

Partially enforced

(1) One or more configurations within a policy are being overridden by a higher priority configuration; however, one or more rules or configurations within a policy are in effect on the targeted endpoint. (2) One or more configurations within a policy are not supported on the targeted endpoint; however, one or more rules or configurations are in effect on the targeted endpoint. See the enforcement state reason for more information.

Unenforced

One or more required policy rules or configurations are not in effect on the targeted endpoint. See the enforcement state reason for more information.

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