Endpoint security is the process of securing the various endpoints on a network,
often defined as end-user devices such as mobile devices, laptops, and desktop PCs,
although hardware such as servers in a data center are also considered endpoints.

Endpoint security is essential to protect the valuable data from malware/spyware, data loss /leakage.

Example of endpoint protection are:
Anti-malware /spyware
Host based Firewall / IPS
Data Encryption
File and Removable Protection
Data Loss Prevention