McAfee Vulnerability Manager, with its McAfee Asset Manager feature, delivers unrivaled scalability and performance, actively or passively canvassing everything on your network. Now you can uncover devices hidden on your network as well as smartphones, tablets, and laptops that come and go between scheduled scans. What you haven’t been seeing or scanning will surprise you — and could be jeopardizing your compliance. Thousands of organizations rely on Vulnerability Manager to quickly find and prioritize vulnerabilities, with deployments ranging from a few hundred nodes to one continuously scanning more than four million IP addresses. If it has an IP address or is using your network, Vulnerability Manager can discover and assess it, automatically or on a schedule, revealing the compliance of all assets on your network.
Vulnerability Manager gives you:
Priority-based auditing and remediation — Combines vulnerability, severity, and asset criticality information to quickly identify, rank, and address violations and vulnerabilities on networked systems and devices.
Active and passive network protection — Combines active and passive network discovery and monitoring to reveal virtualized, mobile and hidden devices on your network.
Proof of “not vulnerable” — A major requirement of auditors is to prove that you’re not vulnerable to threats, which is a significant attribute of McAfee Vulnerability Manager.
New threat identification and correlation — Automatically ranks the risk potential of new threats by correlating events to your asset and vulnerability data.
Policy auditing and compliance assessments — Defines values of policy checks and determines whether your organization complies with major regulations. Through an easy-to-use wizard it gives you templates for SOX, FISMA, HIPAA, PCI, and more.
Flexible reporting — Categorizes data by asset or network, and uses powerful filters to select and organize results in your reports. You can even create reports while scans are running.
Broad and deep content coverage — Performs authenticated and unauthenticated checks, automatically updated 24/7 by McAfee Labs, the world’s top threat research center. This helps you delve deep into operating systems and network devices to find vulnerabilities and policy violations.
Conduct deep scans of web applications that allow you to know where to focus your coding efforts before hackers can exploit your business-critical data. The scans include required checks for PCI, as well as coverage of the 2010 OWASP Top 10 and CWE-25 categories.
Choose an all-in-one or custom install on your physical or virtual hardware or our hardened appliances; use existing LDAP, Active Directory, or McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) asset management systems, or let the first scan discover your assets.
Through the combination of active and passive monitoring, penetration testing, authenticated scanning, and non-credentialed scanning, McAfee Vulnerability Manager accurately scans everything on your network making comprehensive vulnerability management simpler than ever before.
Save hours with SCAP support and predefined, up-to-date policy templates. Our extensive checks validate alignment to federal and regulatory requirements and write custom scripts and checks to test proprietary and legacy systems.
Certify to EAL Common Criteria and validate to FIPS-140-2 encryption. McAfee Vulnerability Manager includes templates for the most popular compliance templates and standards.
Go beyond ports and configurations to inspect systems, databases, and applications on all networked assets — from smartphones to secure servers.
Tailor your deployment, scans, reporting, and management consoles, regardless of whether you centralize or segregate your operations, with the speed required for even multimillion node networks.
Generate conclusive evidence — such as expected and actual scan results, any systems not scanned, and any failed scans — to document that specific systems are “not vulnerable,” an increasingly common audit requirement.
Leverage millions of sensors around the world that direct hundreds of McAfee Labs researchers to the latest changes in the threat landscape, fueling real-time risk assessments and threat advisories.
Vulnerability Manager Software
Deploy Vulnerability Manager as software on your own hardware or in a virtualized environment. Software deployment has the following minimum requirements:
Vulnerability Manager MVM3100 Appliance
Choose this purpose-built, hardened appliance for even faster, more effortless deployment. It includes all necessary software and an enterprise-grade database. Hardware deployment has the following minimum requirements:
See how McAfee Asset Manager easily detects the presence of a new smartphone on a wireless network and interacts with McAfee Vulnerability Manager to instantly scan the device.
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This video introduces you to the new vulnerability check editing/creation feature in McAfee Vulnerability Manager.
This video shows you how to create a vulnerability check, looking for a software application version installed on a Windows machine.
For guidance on how to use this McAfee product, watch the Quick Tips video listed above.
This collection of Quick Tips videos details some of the key features of McAfee Vulnerability Manager, including custom reports, asset discovery, and remediation workflow.
McAfee Vulnerability Manager, with its McAfee Asset Manager feature, delivers unrivaled scalability and performance, actively or passively canvassing everything on your network.
ESG Labs conducted hands-on testing of the McAfee Vulnerability Manager MVM3100 Appliance Learn more about Vulnerability Manager’s ease of deployment, efficiency at scaling to large networks, and a sampling of observed vulnerabilities, with lessons for corporate security teams.
"McAfee Vulnerability Manager provides agentless security configuration assessment, plus integration with the agent-based McAfee Policy Auditor, with coverage of DISA STIG, NSA, FDCC, and CIS controls. McAfee Vulnerability Manager has flexible asset management, remediation reporting, and workflow capabilities."
In an independent evaluation conducted by S3KUR3 Inc., McAfee Vulnerability Manager was assessed as "No other solution combines the flexibility, comprehensive scanning, and powerful remediation capabilities in a single package."
The McAfee Vulnerability Manager is a powerful appliance-based tool that provides vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and web application scanning along with rogue device detection and plug-in capability to LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) and Microsoft Active Directory for asset management.
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Topics : Security Management, SIEM
Topics : Risk & Compliance, Security Management, SIEM
Topics : Risk & Compliance, Security Management, SIEM
Topics : Mobile Security
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