McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage

Versatile antimalware protection for mixed NAS environments

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Overview

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage ensures business continuity by protecting network-attached storage devices against viruses and other malware. This high-performance scanning solution deploys on one or more Windows servers in affordable multifiler or high-availability multiscanner configurations to deliver the power of parallel processing for optimal load balancing and flexible failover protection.

Advanced antivirus technology — Continuously blocks a wide range of viruses and malicious code threats, including those hidden in compressed files. Advanced heuristics and generic detection find even new, unknown viruses.

Detect unwanted programs — Find hidden spyware programs that track Internet use, access personal data, and open security holes.

Reduce administration time — Centrally manage your entire security system with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform. It delivers complete management from a single console.

Receive rapid notification — Stay informed whenever a virus is detected via email, pager, SNMP, SMS, or Tivoli.

Multi-vendor NAS protection — Simplify your environment and reduce support costs with an award-winning solution that secures multiple storage systems vendors, devices, and operating systems.

Features & Benefits

Get broad, proactive protection

Defend against a wide range of malware and other threats, including new, unknown viruses.

Block threats before they are stored

Use unique on-access scanning technology to protect NetApp filers while files are being accessed, copied, or written to the server.

Ban unwanted programs

Keep users and filers safe from hidden programs that open security holes and access personal information.

Optimize security and performance

Deploy multiscanner to multifiler configurations that increase your load-balancing capacity and failover security.

Block script-type threats

Detect and prevent script-type threats that exploit JavaScript or Visual Basic.

Gain simplified, centralized management

Control and manage your entire security system with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform. It delivers complete management, including detailed graphical reporting, from a single console.

Receive real-time threat protection

Protect data from malware before signatures are developed with included McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) integration.

Standardize on a solution that supports multiple NAS vendors

  • NetApp Storage Devices running Data ONTAP 7.x and 8.x
  • IBM N Series running Data ONTAP
  • IBM StoreWize V7000 Unified System
  • IBM Sonas
  • HP StoreAll Storage
  • Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems
  • Sun StorageTek 5320
  • EMC Isilon
  • Dell EqualLogic FS76x0
  • Dell Compellent FS8600
  • Network Appliance Flier AV Scanner
    • Hitachi NAS power by BlueArc 2100/3080/3090
    • Hitachi Virtual File Platform: Entry Model, Storage Model, Gateway
    • Hitachi Data Ingestor: Cluster, Single, VM
    • File OS version: 3.2.2 or later

System Requirements

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

Processor

  • 3 GHz server grade dual-core/dual processor with 2 GB RAM
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet link (1 Gbps recommended)

Operating Systems

  • 32-Bit OS
    • Windows 2008
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows 2003
  • 64-Bit OS
    • Windows 2012 (McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage v1.0.3 & 1.1.0)
    • Windows 2008
    • Windows 2008 R2
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows 2003

Browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher

Memory

  • 4 GB RAM

Free Disk Space

  • 20 MB after installation
  • 45 MB during installation

Network Interface

  • 100/1,000 Mbps Ethernet

Other

  • CD-ROM drive or Internet connection

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Solution Briefs

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Blogs

  • Defending Against Ransomware with McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange
    Dan Larson - April 30, 2015

    In a blog last week, I discussed CryptoLocker, a particularly nefarious family of ransomware, and how to defend against it. I thought it would be worthwhile to demonstrate how McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange can detect and stop malware like ransomware, even if the suspicious file has not been flagged as malware by antivirus signatures. Click […]

    The post Defending Against Ransomware with McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange appeared first on McAfee.

  • Advice for Unfastening CryptoLocker Ransomware
    Dan Larson - April 22, 2015

    In the McAfee Labs Threats Report: November 2014, Intel Security predicted nine major threats that would occur in 2015. Regarding ransomware, we said this: “Ransomware will evolve its methods of propagation, encryption, and the targets it seeks.” Almost immediately, we began to see a huge rise in ransomware, especially with the family CTB-Locker, followed by […]

    The post Advice for Unfastening CryptoLocker Ransomware appeared first on McAfee.

  • Building Secure Castles in the Cloud
    PageOne Pr - April 21, 2015

    You, along with the vast majority of companies, use public cloud servers for something. Whether they are your primary service infrastructure, overflow capacity, or emergency backup, this Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is delivering on the promises of reduced costs, greater agility, and enhanced scalability. But there are still questions about security. You need to […]

    The post Building Secure Castles in the Cloud appeared first on McAfee.

  • Update on the Beebone Botnet Takedown
    Raj Samani - April 20, 2015

    On April 8, the takedown operation for the polymorphic botnet known as Beebone successfully concluded. This action redirected traffic from infected hosts to a sinkhole operated by the Shadowserver Foundation. In addition to halting additional infections and the continued morphing of the W32/Worm-AAEH worm, the sinkhole allows McAfee Labs and other partners in the takedown […]

    The post Update on the Beebone Botnet Takedown appeared first on McAfee.

  • Taking a Close Look at Data-Stealing NionSpy File Infector
    Sanchit Karve - April 14, 2015

    W32/NionSpy is a family of malware that steals information from infected machines and replicates to new machines over networks and removable thumb drives. Aside from stealing keystrokes, passwords, Bitcoins, system information, and files on disk, NionSpy (also known as Mewsei and MewsSpy) can record video (using the webcam), audio (using the microphone), take screenshots, and […]

    The post Taking a Close Look at Data-Stealing NionSpy File Infector appeared first on McAfee.

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