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

Eagle Rock Energy

Eagle Rock strengthens its security infrastructure with the addition of new security management and network security solutions.

Highlights
  • Integrated security architecture paves the way for business expansion.
  • Comprehensive threat detection ensures that security events from every source are noted and logged.
  • The combination of McAfee Web Gateway and McAfee Advanced Threat Defense thwarts inbound threats from the Internet.
  • Intrusion prevention monitors both external and internal activity.

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

  • Building and Using Your Network of Informants
    Rees Johnson - April 21, 2015

    If you are working in law enforcement, having a network of informants is both a blessing and a curse. A blessing, because they can provide you with information, tips, and clues that you would otherwise miss. A curse, because they may not be the most trustworthy individuals or may see only part of the picture. […]

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  • Your Network Security Diagnosis
    Steve Smith - April 21, 2015

    How are you feeling right now about your network security? Are you worried about stealth attacks across multiple vectors? Trying to keep to a long-term security strategy that is constantly changing due to evolving attacks and hopeful new products? Struggling to stitch together a cohesive view from all of the previously promising new products? Constantly […]

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  • Five Ways We Unknowingly Help Cybercriminals Compromise Our Workplace
    Gary Davis - April 15, 2015

    In October of 2000, we were introduced to the film “Pay It Forward.” The central idea of the heartwarming movie is that one good deed should beget three others, and the world will be a better place for it. That same idea is constantly at play in the cybersecurity world, but instead of good deeds, […]

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  • Phishers take on the White House and win
    Gary Davis - April 8, 2015

    On Tuesday, CNN reported that a group of cybercriminals compromised a network used by the White House. The network in question was unclassified—the most sensitive material that could’ve been stolen was the president’s private schedule—but the incident does offer a stark example of just how easy it is for anyone to fall victim to cybercrime. […]

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  • 5 Quick Safety Hacks to Protect Your Kids Online
    Toni Birdsong - March 31, 2015

    Being a parent in a socially networked world is likely one of the toughest challenges you will face. In the thick of this challenge, I’ve shifted my parenting approach significantly over the past several years. I’ve evolved, as many of you have witnessed on this blog, from being a panicked protector to a full-time preparer. A key shift for me personally has been […]

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