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 with Real Time for McAfee ePO provides instant 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.

Speed risk management

Use Real Time for McAfee ePO to understand the health, configuration, and state of security defenses in moments, then target updates, changes, and installations to the systems that need them. You can also monitor to confirm installations as they progress.

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 uses McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software to manage endpoint protection across 5,500 endpoints.

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 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

Arab National Bank

Arab National Bank uses McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software to manage endpoint protection across 5,500 endpoints.

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 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

McAfee helped Cognizant protect over 100,000 desktops and laptops and more than 2,000 servers throughout the organization with McAfee VirusScan Enterprise.

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

Gateway Bank

McAfee helps Gateway Bank reduce the security administration burden while simplifying compliance and improving security for client machines and email.

Highlights
  • Allowed two administrators to do the work of four to six
  • Cut malware attacks to zero
  • Added automation to security tasks
  • Protected personal data against theft or loss
  • Eased compliance
  • Provided online human behavior visibility

News / Events

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee Endpoint Protection — Advanced Suite

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Reports

Tolly Test Report – Leveraging Peer Communications to Deliver Rapid Response to Security Threats in Large, Distributed Environments

Tolly evaluated McAfee Real Time Command and verified its capability to rapidly gather endpoint management data and provide a unified management platform for problem mitigation, in a McAfee commissioned test. Tests showed that McAfee Real Time Command can quickly collect data — 95% of 500 stations were collected in as little as 9 seconds — and effectively manage problem mitigation.

Five Hundred Endpoints in Five Seconds – Tolly Test Report Summary

Tolly Group confirms McAfee Real Time Command performance

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

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security

This white paper details the components of McAfee Total Protection for Endpoint, a comprehensive and cost-effective anti-malware solution that integrates host intrusion prevention, and policy auditing with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator management platform.

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

  • Embrace and Secure Shadow IT
    David Bull - July 22, 2014

    “Shadow IT” is stepping out into the light of day. Business users are eagerly embracing the cloud and especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in search of cost-effective productivity tools for file sharing and storage, collaboration, social media, and anything else that makes them more effective on the job. But the problem is these well-intentioned, hardworking employees are […]

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  • 10 Experts, One Topic, 800 Million AETs
    Pat Calhoun - July 21, 2014

    To say cyber threats are getting more advanced may be the understatement of the year.  Every minute, our 500-plus team at McAfee Labs learns something new about the behavior of malware and other types of network attacks.  The most commonly undetected threat these days is the advanced evasion technique (AET).  In the most basic terms, […]

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  • July #SecChat – Targeted Attacks Set Sights on Vital Systems
    Rees Johnson - July 18, 2014

    Targeted attacks can take on many different forms and are flexible enough to adopt a variety of tactics. Think of them as a specialized unit for cyber criminals. They are utilized for very specific missions and operate with the precision of a surgical strike, rather than the carpet-bombing techniques used by other malware variants. Whether […]

    The post July #SecChat – Targeted Attacks Set Sights on Vital Systems appeared first on McAfee.

  • Texas Tech University HSC Unifies Security and Compliance with McAfee SIEM Solutions
    Karl Klaessig - July 16, 2014

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a leader in education and research. With seven schools across six campuses, research facilities, and health care clinics, the university’s IT security team has the lofty task of protecting electronic medical records and health information in compliance with HIPAA regulations. Previously, TTUHSC lacked a centralized security management […]

    The post Texas Tech University HSC Unifies Security and Compliance with McAfee SIEM Solutions appeared first on McAfee.

  • Continuous Incident Response
    Barbara Kay - July 15, 2014

    At last week’s Gartner Risk and Security Management Summit, Anton Chuvakin mentioned that 1-3% of systems are compromised today. He called it “a low intensity fire, not a conflagration.” This seemed like a great analogy for our challenge with incident response. As a security industry—indeed, as a society—it’s much more straightforward to detect, contain, and […]

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