McAfee Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite

McAfee Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite

Protection against zero-day attacks and help with regulatory compliance

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Overview

McAfee Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite delivers integrated, proactive security that blocks malware and zero-day threats. It protects Windows, Mac, and Linux systems on and off your network. With centralized policy-based management and auditing, Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite helps keep your systems and data safe and compliant.

Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite includes:

Real-time anti-malware protection — Block viruses, Trojans, worms, adware, spyware, and other potentially unwanted programs that steal confidential data and sabotage user productivity.

Unrivaled centralized management — The McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform with Real Time for McAfee ePO provides instant visibility and control over security defenses and unifies controls over all your security and compliance tools, from McAfee as well as third parties.

Strong device control — Comprehensive device control monitors and restricts data copied to removable storage devices, ensuring that sensitive information remains safe.

Features & Benefits

Protect your endpoints from every angle

Guard all Windows, Mac, and Linux endpoints against system, data, email, web, and network threats.

Speed risk management

Use Real Time for McAfee ePO to understand the health, configuration, and state of security defenses in moments, then target updates, changes, and installations to the systems that need them. You can also monitor to confirm installations as they progress.

Save time and money

Consolidate endpoint and data security efforts with an integrated solution from one vendor — securing stronger protection at a lower cost. McAfee enables you to manage security from one centralized console and connect to other McAfee and third-party products, improving visibility and expediting response times.

Deploy quickly and easily

Enable increased protection without delay. The EASI installer gets your strong protection running in just minutes with a few clicks. Endpoint Protection Suite is integrated with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform so you can so you can deploy and manage security using a single environment.

Block zero-day threats

Secure zero-day protection against new vulnerabilities with integrated McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention. It reduces the urgency to patch existing systems.

Control web use

Ensure seamless control of web traffic. Host web filtering technology restricts access to inappropriate websites, regardless if users are on or off the corporate network.

Keep unwanted applications off your systems

Boost security and productivity with application blocking that prevents unwanted programs from running on your systems.

Get comprehensive device control

Monitor and restrict data copied to removable storage devices and media to keep it from leaving company control.

Automate policy compliance

Integrate compliance reporting for HIPAA, PCI, and other regulations with the built-in McAfee Policy Auditor.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements only. Recommended requirements are in parenthesis, where applicable. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment. 64-bit operating system support is available for some technologies.

  • Workstations
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 7 or Embedded
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows XP Home, Professional, Embedded (WEPOS), Tablet PC
    • Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher
  • Servers
    • Windows 2008 Server, HyperV, Core, Datacenter, Storage Server, Cluster Server, Small Business Server
    • Windows 2003 Server, Storage Server, Cluster Server, Datacenter, Small Business Server
    • Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Small Business Server
    • VMware ESX, ESXi
    • Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer
  • Other supported platforms
    • FreeBSD 6.1 and 7.0 (32-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
    • HP-UX 11.0, 11i, 11i v2/v3 (Command Line Scanner)
    • IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 (Command Line Scanner)
    • Linux Kernel 2.4 (32-bit) and 2.6 (64-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
    • Solaris 8, 9, 10 (32-bit/64-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
    • Citrix MetaFrame 1.8 and XP Support
    • EMC Celerra File Server
  • Email server requirements
    • Microsoft Exchange 2003 SP1, 2007 (64-bit), 2010 (v7.0.2)
    • Microsoft Exchange 2000 SMB, 2003 Server, or Advanced Server
    • Lotus Domino 6.0.3-6.0.5, 7.0, 8.0 (32-bit), 8.5 (32-bit)
  • Database software requirements
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit), Express
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (32-bit/64-bit), Express
  • Supported web server platforms
    • IIS 4.0, 5.0, and 6.0 (Microsoft Windows)

Awards / Reviews

NSS Labs Corporate AV/EPP Comparative Analysis, Exploit Evasion Defenses

McAfee endpoint protection scored the highest in a test of protection against evasion attacks.

NSS Labs Corporate AV/EPP Comparative Analysis, Exploit Protection Defenses

McAfee core endpoint anti-malware products (McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, and McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise) achieved the highest block rate and an overall score of 97% for all threats blocked in the exploit protection test.

Customer Stories

Arab National Bank

Arab National Bank uses McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software to manage endpoint protection across 5,500 endpoints.

Highlights
  • Reduces manpower required to manage endpoint security from six people to two
  • Accelerates deployment of data loss protection—70 percent faster than competitive solutions faster than competitive solutions
  • Cuts administrative reporting from several days to minutes
  • Saves $152,000 in reduced manual intervention, thanks to integration with third-party security solutions

Cognizant

McAfee helped Cognizant protect over 100,000 desktops and laptops and more than 2,000 servers throughout the organization with McAfee VirusScan Enterprise.

Highlights
  • Easily demonstrated compliance with complex government regulations and client requirements
  • Centralized view into entire security environment eases deployment, reporting and management
  • Maximum confidence and trust from key stakeholders

Gateway Bank

McAfee helps Gateway Bank reduce the security administration burden while simplifying compliance and improving security for client machines and email.

Highlights
  • Allowed two administrators to do the work of four to six
  • Cut malware attacks to zero
  • Added automation to security tasks
  • Protected personal data against theft or loss
  • Eased compliance
  • Provided online human behavior visibility

News / Events

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite

For a technical summary on the McAfee product listed above, please view the product data sheet.

Reports

Tolly Test Report – Leveraging Peer Communications to Deliver Rapid Response to Security Threats in Large, Distributed Environments

Tolly evaluated McAfee Real Time Command and verified its capability to rapidly gather endpoint management data and provide a unified management platform for problem mitigation, in a McAfee commissioned test. Tests showed that McAfee Real Time Command can quickly collect data — 95% of 500 stations were collected in as little as 9 seconds — and effectively manage problem mitigation.

Five Hundred Endpoints in Five Seconds – Tolly Test Report Summary

Tolly Group confirms McAfee Real Time Command performance

NSS Labs Corporate AV/EPP Comparative Analysis, Exploit Evasion Defenses

McAfee endpoint protection scored the highest in a test of protection against evasion attacks.

NSS Labs Corporate AV/EPP Comparative Analysis, Exploit Protection Defenses

McAfee core endpoint anti-malware products (McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, and McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise) achieved the highest block rate and an overall score of 97% for all threats blocked in the exploit protection test.

Endpoint Security: Anti-Virus Alone is Not Enough

This report provides supporting data that endpoint security based on antivirus software alone is not enough.

Solution Briefs

McAfee Application Control Extends the Life of Legacy Microsoft Windows XP Systems

McAfee Application Control provides an effective way to block unauthorized applications from running and will continue to support Windows XP systems even after Microsoft’s phase-out of support has taken effect.

A More Rational Approach to Endpoint Security: 5 Reasons to Simplify Your Life

Learn how McAfee's architecture and scalable management through the ePolicy Orchestrator platform leverage your company’s current infrastructure.

White Papers

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security

This white paper details the components of McAfee Total Protection for Endpoint, a comprehensive and cost-effective anti-malware solution that integrates host intrusion prevention, and policy auditing with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator management platform.

Top Five McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Tips

This paper highlights some of the top best practices for implementing McAfee endpoint products with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator software.

Community

Blogs

  • New McAfee Security Suites for SMB
    McAfee Enterprise - October 22, 2014

    Small businesses often lack IT resources, yet are plagued by the same security issues that large corporations face in today’s increasingly complex threat landscape. Threats do not discriminate against company size, and neither should security; all companies deserve access to industry-leading protection. As a part of our mission to make security available to all, we’re […]

    The post New McAfee Security Suites for SMB appeared first on McAfee.

  • How to Protect Your Users against POODLE
    Rees Johnson - October 20, 2014

    POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is the latest Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) vulnerability to be uncovered. This vulnerability, which was discovered by researchers at Google, affects SSL 3.0, an older protocol which is still supported by browsers and web servers for backward compatibility. The vulnerability can be exploited by a hacker to obtain […]

    The post How to Protect Your Users against POODLE appeared first on McAfee.

  • How Cybersecurity Can Unlock the Potential of E-Voting: A Pivot to the Positive
    Tom Gann - October 17, 2014

    McAfee recently worked with the Atlantic Council to launch a report in Washington, D.C. on how cybersecurity can help enable e-voting. The launch event, which featured a diverse panel of speakers, was illuminating and is continuing to ignite interest from the media. We’re delighted, of course, but not just because of the possibilities for e-voting. Even […]

    The post How Cybersecurity Can Unlock the Potential of E-Voting: A Pivot to the Positive appeared first on McAfee.

  • 5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss at McAfee FOCUS 14
    McAfee Enterprise - October 16, 2014

    Viva Las Vegas! It is once again time for our annual security conference, McAfee FOCUS. In less than two weeks the biggest and brightest minds in security will unite in Las Vegas to discuss everything from web and email protection to the latest in network security. Between the increasing market for connected devices and the […]

    The post 5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss at McAfee FOCUS 14 appeared first on McAfee.

  • Looking Ahead to a More Connected Future
    Pat Calhoun - October 15, 2014

    In my last posting, I celebrated the 25 year history of the firewall and how its technology has evolved from simple packet filtering in the 1980’s, to the first intrusion prevention systems in the 1990’s, to fully application-aware next-generation firewalls in the mid-2000’s.  Now the stage is set for what I believe will be the […]

    The post Looking Ahead to a More Connected Future appeared first on McAfee.

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