Full Spectrum Network Defense Solution Offers Behavior Analysis and Global Threat Intelligence
SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 08, 2009 - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced the McAfee Full Spectrum Network Defense solution, which delivers on McAfee’s commitment to be the world’s leading network security vendor. This announcement features major enhancements to the McAfee® Network Security Platform, including day-zero malware detection, network threat behavior analysis, and application-level security. The solution includes Network IPS, User Behavior Analysis, Network Threat Behavior Analysis, Network Access Control, and McAfee Firewall Enterprise.
“Organizations typically lack the ability to see the full spectrum of network threats,” said Charles Kolodgy, research director at IDC. “They need deeper insight into the whole set of threats in order to provide full protection for critical business systems such as data centers. Integrating threat detection provides full visibility when inspection isn't enough or when it isn't feasible for cost or scalability reasons. In an incredibly dynamic threat environment, the ability to detect malware in real-time can provide tangible benefits.”
Today’s announcement reinforces McAfee’s innovative approach to solving the toughest challenges in network security. Full Spectrum Network Defense is the first solution to integrate a network intrusion prevention system with behavioral analysis tools to provide additional visibility across the network, real-time threat protection technology, and enterprise risk assessment tools.
“Customers have come to rely on McAfee for the best network protection available, and our commitment to them is to continue to innovate and break the molds of traditional Network IPS and firewall capabilities,” said Dan Ryan, executive vice president and general manager of the Network Security business unit at McAfee. “With Full Spectrum Network Defense, we are reinforcing that commitment by integrating best-in-class security technologies into our network defense products. We will continue to deliver on customer demand by providing powerful new tools that extend visibility into the vast unprotected areas of the network.”
Industry-Leading Advancements in Network Security
Full Spectrum Network Defense identifies traffic, users, content and applications, and defends against any threats that may exist across the network. The solution is powered by McAfee® NetPrism technology, McAfee’s patented protocol analysis approach to network threat protection, and features enhanced interlock between network security, endpoint security, and global threat intelligence, to deliver the world’s most advanced threat protection. New features being announced in the Full Spectrum Network Defense Solution include the following benefits:
McAfee Network Security Platform M-series appliances are available today, with Version 6.1 software available in December. Pricing for the Network Security Platform M-series starts at $10,995 US. Network Security Platform T-series is generally available in Q1 of 2010, with pricing starting at $26,995. Exact pricing depends on customer requirements, selected model and associated add-on modules.
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