McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise

McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise

Worry-free web browsing and risky website blocking

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Overview

When it comes to web surfing, McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise is an indispensable ally, keeping you safe without limiting your access to the Internet. With SiteAdvisor Enterprise, you don't need to impose restrictive policies that keep your employees from using the web for research and business projects.

Easily identify threats — Featuring an intuitive color-coded rating system, SiteAdvisor Enterprise gives you an extra layer of protection at the desktop. For specific information about the rated site, just click on the SiteAdvisor Enterprise button in your browser, or on the message that pops up when you mouse over a search result. You'll learn about email tests, download tests, links and affiliations, and annoyances.

Perpetual Internet analysis — SiteAdvisor Enterprise relies on McAfee Global Threat Intelligence — our cloud-based rating service that continually scans the Internet with intelligent bots or virtual computers, downloads sites, and scans them for malware. The bots even fill out registration forms to determine whether signing up triggers spam. If the site contains malicious code or other suspicious activity, SiteAdvisor Enterprise marks the site “red” for risky.

Customized authorization — SiteAdvisor Enterprise also allows you to customize the authorization or blocking of website access, control messaging, assign actions based on safety ratings, and implement additional protection for remote users — all to ensure policy compliance.

Advanced web filtering — McAfee Web Filtering for Endpoint is an optional add-on to SiteAdvisor Enterprise and allows you to filter websites based on content categories and run detailed reports on web usage in your organization.

Enhanced security powered by McAfee Global Threat Intelligence — McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) is a comprehensive cloud-based threat intelligence service. Already integrated into McAfee security products, it works in real time, 24 hours a day, to protect customers against cyberthreats across all vectors — file, web, message, and network. McAfee GTI offers the broadest threat data, most robust data correlation, and most complete product integration in the industry. McAfee’s GTI network allows enabled products to evaluate threats on multiple vectors in real time, leading to faster identification of threats and higher capture rates. SiteAdvisor Enterprise uses the McAfee GTI web reputation and web categorization services to identify sites that are hosting malware, infected by malware, and hosting inappropriate content.

Features & Benefits

Gain an extra measure of protection

Guard your employees and your organization against web-based malware like adware, spyware, viruses, and phishing scams.

Deploy and manage with ease

Use McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software to deploy, manage, and report on McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise solutions across your entire organization.

Search without worry

Research on the web without unintentionally wandering into dangerous territory. When you search with Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL, Bing, or a variety of other search engines, you get a safety rating next to each search result.

Support multiple browsers and search engines

Use SiteAdvisor as a plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.

Browse safely with advanced warnings

Identify sites that are safe, and those that are not, with our color-coded rating system.

Increase productivity

Prohibit access to undesirable websites by using SiteAdvisor Enterprise. You can also customize SiteAdvisor Enterprise to permit access to whatever risky sites you deem necessary.

Protect remote users

Strengthen your web security and ensure around-the-clock Internet protection for remote employees. McAfee Web Filtering for Endpoint is an add-on module to SiteAdvisor Enterprise that provides secured web access for anyone using the Internet for work-related or personal business — in or out of network.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.

SiteAdvisor Enterprise & SiteAdvisor Enterprise Plus

  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 (SP1) RTM
    • Windows XP Professional with SP2 and SP3
    • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2 all editions
    • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) with SP1 RTM
    • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise with SP2
    • Windows Server 2003 Standard with SP2
    • Windows Server 2003 Web with SP2
  • Web Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 with SP3 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Mozilla Firefox 3.5, 3.6, and 4.0
    • Google Chrome v13 and v14
  • Minimum Hardware
    • 500 MHz processor
    • 512 MB RAM
    • 20 MB free disk space
    • Internet connection
  • Virtualization Environments
    • VMware ESX
    • VMware Workstation
    • Citrix XenServer
    • Microsoft Hyper-V

SiteAdvisor Enterprise browser plug-ins are less than 800 KB for all supported browsers.

Demos / Tutorials

Tutorials

For guidance on how to use this McAfee product, watch the Quick Tips video listed above.

Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise

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

Solution Briefs

Abuse of Trust

Attackers prey upon the institution of trust in many ways, with exploiting unsuspecting victims the primary pursuit. Learn how McAfee security technology can help protect against attacks seeking to abuse the trust your company has in its day-to-day operations.

Community

Blogs

  • Five Easiest Ways to Get Hacked – Part 1
    Carric Dooley - February 23, 2015

    A conversation with principal security consultant Amit Bagree. I had the opportunity recently to sit down with Amit Bagree, one of our principal security consultants, for a chat about the most common weak points in network security. Amit has been breaking things apart since childhood, has been working in the security field for almost 10 […]

    The post Five Easiest Ways to Get Hacked – Part 1 appeared first on McAfee.

  • You’re Under Attack! Eight Ways to Know for Sure
    Karl Klaessig - February 23, 2015

    The parade of breaches, attacks and various other digital maladies hitting corporations in 2014 made it clear that default, out-of-the-box compliance and security isn’t enough to protect organizations. But the nature of advanced persistent threats (APTs), and other forms of malware, makes it difficult to find an investment that can keep the next threat from […]

    The post You’re Under Attack! Eight Ways to Know for Sure appeared first on McAfee.

  • Cyberespionage: You’re Not Paranoid, Someone Is Spying on Your Company
    Michael Sentonas - February 19, 2015

    It’s time for all of your counter-espionage tools to work together. By now you, your peers, and your board should have accepted that cyberespionage is real, active, and not going away. Whether it is a customer or competitor, country or criminal, someone wants to know a lot more about you. They could be looking for […]

    The post Cyberespionage: You’re Not Paranoid, Someone Is Spying on Your Company appeared first on McAfee.

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday – February 2015
    PageOne Pr - February 12, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is Greg Blaum again with the Microsoft Patch Tuesday newsletter for February 2015. The month Microsoft released a total of nine (9) security updates. For this month, three (3) of these are rated Critical, which Microsoft terms as a vulnerability whose exploitation could allow code to execute without any user interaction. These […]

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  • We Tried the NIST Framework and It Works
    Kent Landfield - February 11, 2015

    By Kent Landfield, Director of Standards and Technology Policy, Intel Security, and Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Privacy Officer at Intel When the Administration released the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the Framework) on February 12, 2014, many of us at Intel and Intel Security were familiar with the details, as we had participated […]

    The post We Tried the NIST Framework and It Works appeared first on McAfee.

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