McAfee Network Security Manager

McAfee Network Security Manager

Simple, centralized control for distributed McAfee intrusion prevention systems

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Overview

McAfee Network Security Manager gives you real-time visibility and control over all McAfee intrusion prevention systems deployed across your network. With its plug-and-play operation, easy-to-use functions, and web-based management, Network Security Manager saves you time, trouble, and operating costs.

Network Security Manager and Network Security Central Manager are available as a pre-configured, hardened appliance, or as a software-only option.

Network Security Manager delivers:

Fast deployment — Preconfigured templates, recommended-for-block policies, and a powerful and intuitive user interface enable administrators to rapidly bring up their network intrusion prevention systems.

Real-time control of real-time data — Manage, configure, and monitor all your McAfee intrusion prevention systems. An intuitive, customizable dashboard, accessible through any web browser, makes it easy — no matter where you are.

Faster time to resolution and faster time to confidence — Use up-to-the-minute input from all intrusion prevention system sensors to respond to threats quickly and make the right decisions.

Comprehensive protection — Count on proven management of intrusion prevention system configuration, policy, attack blocking, and automatic response actions for small networks, global enterprises, and high-traffic data centers.

Efficient compliance and reporting — Use our preconfigured threat-blocking policies or create your own policies. Easily define and automate distribution of custom graphical reports for audits and management reviews.

Features & Benefits

Gain consistent visibility and control

Manage and monitor multiple intrusion prevention devices from a single, centralized system. Get a complete threat and system summary in seconds from an at-a-glance dashboard.

Make better decisions faster

Get reliable, real-time information on all McAfee intrusion prevention systems across your network to accelerate your time to resolution and time to confidence. You can even simulate inline blocking to determine the potential impact when the intrusion prevention system recommends blocking an attack.

Streamline network management and lower costs

Reduce your administration and compliance workloads with integrated, automated policy creation and enforcement, plus enterprise-class auditing and reporting capabilities.

Implement policies to suit your needs

Create custom security policies for different enterprise locations, business units, and remote offices. Global policy editing makes it easy to set consistent policies across devices.

Block attacks from the minute you deploy

Stop hundreds of attacks right out of the box with 14 predefined intrusion prevention system security threat-blocking policies and hundreds of recommended-for-block intrusion prevention system signatures.

Demos / Tutorials

Tutorials

For guidance on how to use Network Security Manager, watch this Quick Tips video.

Customer Stories

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises safeguards network traffic with McAfee Network Security Platform.

Highlights
  • Enabled robust perimeter security on shore and onboard while conserving bandwidth
  • Provided application-layer detection of malicious traffic
  • Dramatically reduced the time and risks of patch cycle management
  • Delivered centralized security policy management through an easy-to-use, web-based interface

SIM University

SIM University uses McAfee Firewall Enterprise to protect its data center.

Highlights
  • Provide a multilayered defense against security threats
  • Amplify network bandwidth and dramatically improve throughput
  • Increase availability of learning management system to more than 99.9 percent
  • Free up IT administration time of security staff

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee Network Security Manager

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

McAfee Network Security Central Manager

McAfee Network Security Central Manager eliminates policy maintenance bottlenecks to support compliance and improve efficiency.

Community

Blogs

  • Network Security Perspective: One Phish, Two Phish
    Ruby Williams - September 9, 2014

    It’s hard to believe we’re already past the half way mark for the year, but I suppose that’s what happens when we live in a world with so much action and activity all around us.  As I’ve said before, the pace of business today is overwhelming.  We’re inundated with content and data coming at us […]

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  • Detection Effectiveness: the Beat Goes On
    McAfee Labs - August 27, 2014

    In May, we wrote about the breach discovery gap, which is the time it takes IT security practitioners to discover a data breach after their systems have been compromised in a cyberattack. We made this critical point: Stopping attacks before they breach and narrowing the breach discovery gap require the ability to detect threats at […]

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  • Trust Is the Most Valuable Asset
    Jarno Limnell - August 15, 2014

    The most valuable asset for actors in cyberspace is trust. It is an important ingredient in successful business operations as well as in good governance. Trust and security are closely intertwined. One cannot exist without the other. Thus it is concerning that people at an increasing rate hesitate to trust the digital world. They are […]

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  • Cat “Hacker” Scouts Out Weak Wi-Fi Networks
    Gary Davis - August 12, 2014

    Man has always had an innate fascination with our feline friends. Ancient Egyptians famously worshiped them, some in the Middle Ages feared them, and today’s Internet denizens pay money to have their pictures taken with meme-generating kitties. But there’s another reason to consider the cat: it turns out that they’re expert when it comes to […]

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  • Trailing the Trojan njRAT
    Neeraj Thakar - August 5, 2014

    One Trojan that just won’t go away is the remote access tool njRAT. Microsoft recently took down a leading domain associated with the malware, but that action did not come off as smoothly as the company hoped. We closely track this remote access tool (RAT) and see a rise in its popularity every year. The […]

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