The McAfee Application Data Monitor appliance decodes an entire application session to Layer 7, providing a full analysis of everything from the underlying protocols and session integrity all the way up to the contents of the application (such as the text of an email or its attachments). This level of detail allows accurate analysis of real application use, while also enabling you to enforce application use policies and detect malicious, covert traffic.
Identify data loss and compliance violations — The Application Data Monitor appliance detects when sensitive information is being transmitted inside email attachments, instant messages, file transfers, HTTP posts, or any other application, notifying you immediately and mitigating any loss. You can detect these sensitive data types, alert appropriate personnel, and log the transgression to maintain an audit trail for compliance audit requirements.
Detect application-layer threats — New, sophisticated threats exploit the vulnerabilities in common business applications to penetrate your network and export sensitive data. While these application-layer threats are difficult to detect using traditional firewalls and intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems, the Application Data Monitor appliance is able to look into the entire contents of an application — including the underlying protocols — to detect hidden payloads, malware, and even covert communication channels.
Go beyond application flow monitoring to decode the entire application session, all the way to Layer 7.
Monitor access to and use of sensitive information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, and bank routing numbers out of the box, or customize the McAfee Application Data Monitor appliance’s detection capabilities by defining your own dictionaries of sensitive and confidential information.
Preserve all details of application sessions that violate policies for use in incident response, forensics, and compliance audits.
Deploy Application Data Monitor as a passive SPAN port for passive monitoring, with no risk to an application's operation, performance, or reliability.
Use McAfee Enterprise Security Manager as a central resource and interface for all monitoring and compliance activities and use application contents in event correlation and other advanced SIEM functions.
|Throughput||1 Gbps||500 Mbps|
|Interfaces||4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet copper interfaces||4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet copper interfaces|
Built for big security data, McAfee Global Threat Intelligence for McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) puts the power of McAfee Labs directly into the security monitoring flow using McAfee’s high-speed, highly intelligent security information and event management (SIEM) solution.
The security information and event management (SIEM) market is defined by the customer's need to analyze security event data in real time for internal and external threat management, and to collect, store, analyze and report on log data for regulatory compliance and forensics. The vendors that are included in Gartner’s analysis have technologies that have been designed for this purpose, and they actively market and sell these technologies to the security buying center.
McAfee integrates NitroSecurity products into its portfolio, improving its SIEM offering.
Topics : SIEM
McAfee spoke with customers about integrating SIEM with Threat Intelligence and how it helped their effort to mitigate bad actors.
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Broad adoption of SIEM technology is being driven by the need to detect threats and breaches, as well as by compliance needs. Early breach discovery requires effective user activity, data access and application activity monitoring. Vendors are improving threat intelligence and security analytics. Leading analyst firm Gartner has placed McAfee as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management.
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