SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that the McAfee® Foundstone® appliance won the Excellence in Risk Management award from the readers of the Info Security Products Guide.
"It's a tremendous honor that the readers of Info Security Products Guide trust the Foundstone appliance more than any other product in its category," said Vimal Solanki, senior director of product marketing. "According to a study by CSO Magazine, risk and compliance today is the number one driver for security spending and is a key security challenge for our customers. McAfee Foundstone solutions are a key component of our approach to security risk management. McAfee SRM makes it easy for customers to find, evaluate, enforce, protect, and fix their IT vulnerabilities, security policies, and policy violations. They can more easily protect valuable assets, and comply with regulations and policies."
McAfee Foundstone appliances use a priority-based approach to identify risk and help IT organizations make better and more informed security decisions. Security professionals can immediately determine how emerging threats and vulnerabilities affect their risk profile. They can more easily and accurately comply with regulations and policies. And, Foundstone's highly flexible reporting capabilities generate detailed and summary reports for varied audiences and varied needs.
Enterprise customers who use McAfee's system protection solution can benefit from the tight integration between Foundstone and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator®. Foundstone is the only network scanner that can incorporate countermeasure intelligence from a system protection agent. McAfee Remediation Manager, another McAfee SRM component, can automatically fix the IT vulnerabilities and policy violations identified by Foundstone. To read more about the McAfee Foundstone appliance and other McAfee solutions, visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/buyers/index.php
"Security products have continued to evolve rapidly in the past few years and advanced technologies are now making it possible to take a pro-active approach to most security scenarios," said Rake Narang, Managing Editor of Info Security Products Guide. "End-users or consumers of these products have to deal with real-live threats which may differ vastly from lab simulated environments. These users build a strong 'Customer Trust' for products that best meet their requirements and therefore also play a key role in the security evolution cycle."
To select the winners, Info Security Products Guide presented its readers in March with a selection of hardware and software security solutions in over 100 categories. From these, readers selected the products they trusted most. Readers could vote only once.
Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com
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