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 provides 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.

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, one of the largest banks in the Middle East, relies on McAfee data protection and endpoint security solutions to protect sensitive data across multiple locations and comply with financial regulations.

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
  • Cuts administrative reporting from several days to minutes
  • Saves $152,000 in reduced manual intervention, thanks to integration with third-party security solutions

Cognizant

Cognizant centralizes its security environment with a single-vendor solution from McAfee that unifies endpoint security and provides better security visibility across the organization.

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

San Francisco Police Credit Union

McAfee security management solutions keep this San Francisco-based financial company compliant.

Highlights
  • Faster, easier compliance with GLBA and NCUA Part 748.
  • Automated and on-demand reporting.
  • Fast troubleshooting and remediation.
  • Comprehensive security management without increasing headcount.

State of Alaska

The state of Alaska utilizes McAfee's product portfolio to protect data centers and networks across 16 state agencies, saving $3.8 million.

Highlights
  • Saved a projected $3.8 million and improved operational and team efficiency
  • Dramatically improved security posture without increasing headcount
  • Allowed for greater budget predictability with the flexibility to adapt and grow security as needs change

Sutherland Global Services

The McAfee Security Connected framework drives compliance and protects 24,000 endpoints for this consulting company.

Highlights
  • Virus attacks are virtually nonexistent throughout the globally distributed enterprise.
  • Central McAfee ePO console enables global management of entire IT infrastructure by only a two-person IT staff.
  • Industry-leading reporting tools facilitate compliance.
  • Automatic updates improve operational efficiency and ease burden on IT staff.
  • McAfee updates and notifications enable proactive response to threats.

Sysec Ltd.

U.K. partner Sysec gains 30% year-over-year growth by selling the complete McAfee solution portfolio.

News / Events

Resources

Data Sheets

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Reports

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

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

  • Five Easiest Ways to Get Hacked – Part 1
    Carric Dooley - February 23, 2015

    A conversation with principal security consultant Amit Bagree. I had the opportunity recently to sit down with Amit Bagree, one of our principal security consultants, for a chat about the most common weak points in network security. Amit has been breaking things apart since childhood, has been working in the security field for almost 10 […]

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  • You’re Under Attack! Eight Ways to Know for Sure
    Karl Klaessig - February 23, 2015

    The parade of breaches, attacks and various other digital maladies hitting corporations in 2014 made it clear that default, out-of-the-box compliance and security isn’t enough to protect organizations. But the nature of advanced persistent threats (APTs), and other forms of malware, makes it difficult to find an investment that can keep the next threat from […]

    The post You’re Under Attack! Eight Ways to Know for Sure appeared first on McAfee.

  • Cyberespionage: You’re Not Paranoid, Someone Is Spying on Your Company
    Michael Sentonas - February 19, 2015

    It’s time for all of your counter-espionage tools to work together. By now you, your peers, and your board should have accepted that cyberespionage is real, active, and not going away. Whether it is a customer or competitor, country or criminal, someone wants to know a lot more about you. They could be looking for […]

    The post Cyberespionage: You’re Not Paranoid, Someone Is Spying on Your Company appeared first on McAfee.

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday – February 2015
    PageOne Pr - February 12, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is Greg Blaum again with the Microsoft Patch Tuesday newsletter for February 2015. The month Microsoft released a total of nine (9) security updates. For this month, three (3) of these are rated Critical, which Microsoft terms as a vulnerability whose exploitation could allow code to execute without any user interaction. These […]

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  • We Tried the NIST Framework and It Works
    Kent Landfield - February 11, 2015

    By Kent Landfield, Director of Standards and Technology Policy, Intel Security, and Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Privacy Officer at Intel When the Administration released the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the Framework) on February 12, 2014, many of us at Intel and Intel Security were familiar with the details, as we had participated […]

    The post We Tried the NIST Framework and It Works appeared first on McAfee.

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