Policy Lifecycle Management

Assess risk, enforce policies, remediate vulnerabilities, and streamline audit tasks — automatically

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Most IT teams must not only meet internal corporate compliance requirements, but industry and government regulations, as well. If you face governance requirements and HIPAA, GLBA, PCI DSS, or other regulations, leverage the McAfee portfolio to ease your workload and automate processes. The McAfee Policy Lifecycle Management solution helps you define and measure effective policies and processes. We enable these activities with templates and best-practice content that are implemented with workflow and IT control technology to help you efficiently meet your compliance needs.

Multiple, overlapping regulations mean audits are increasing in frequency and detail. McAfee eliminates audit fatigue with innovative tools that integrate and automate tedious manual tasks to help you improve security, cut costs, and achieve compliance quickly. Policy Lifecycle Management helps connect your policies to centrally managed controls that interlock from the endpoint through the network. Wherever your sensitive data and systems reside, McAfee can help you meet your internal and external compliance requirements.

Key Benefits

  • Assess risks and prioritize remediation — automatically
    Calculate business risk and prioritize limited resources based on threats, vulnerabilities, assets, and existing countermeasures.
  • Adopt and adjust policies quickly and easily
    Choose relevant policies with predefined templates for such regulations as PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, and SOX, or auto-import industry benchmarks. Adjust these rules or create your own to support your interpretations of regulations.
  • Improve compliance assessment across your entire infrastructure
    Identify policy violations and vulnerabilities that leave you open to attack and data loss. Automatic scans look across your entire environment to find violations on systems — with or without an agent — and measure your compliance with prescribed IT technical controls.
  • Enjoy end-to-end policy enforcement
    Access the industry’s broadest coverage across policy requirements and interlocking endpoint, network, and cloud-based controls, including system and file integrity solutions for field systems. Tap the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance ecosystem for extended coverage.
  • Support international frameworks and standards
    Assess and map your controls against the best practices in such frameworks as ISO 17799 / 27002 and COBIT. Use McAfee support for open content protocols — including SCAP, XCCDF, and OVAL — to import authoritative policy definitions and integrate audit tools into your existing infrastructure.
  • Prove compliance with extensive, flexible reporting
    Demonstrate compliance to key stakeholders with custom reports that define, measure, and report on the compliance of information systems based on industry, regulatory, and corporate security policies, as well as standards and frameworks.
  • Stay ahead of emerging threats
    Get streaming downloads of the latest threat protections and vulnerability research from McAfee Labs, our Global Threat Intelligence team.


Data Protection

McAfee Complete Data Protection — Advanced
McAfee Complete Data Protection — Advanced

McAfee Complete Data Protection — Advanced offers strong encryption, authentication, data loss prevention, and policy-driven security controls to help block unauthorized access to your sensitive information — anytime, anywhere.

Risk & Compliance

McAfee Total Protection for Compliance
McAfee Total Protection for Compliance

McAfee Total Protection for Compliance makes compliance easy with the industry’s first integrated solution for vulnerability management, compliance assessment and reporting, and comprehensive risk management.

McAfee Change Control
McAfee Change Control

McAfee Change Control enforces change policies and provides alerts to file integrity issues, while providing options to easily block unauthorized changes to critical system files and directories.

McAfee Policy Auditor
Mcafee Policy Auditor

McAfee Policy Auditor automates data gathering and assessment processes required for internal and external system-level IT audits.

McAfee Vulnerability Manager
McAfee Vulnerability Manager

McAfee Vulnerability Manager finds and prioritizes vulnerabilities and policy violations on your network. It balances asset criticality with vulnerability severity, enabling you to focus protection on your most important assets.


Data Loss Prevention Assessment

Detect and prevent the unauthorized transmission or disclosure of sensitive information. McAfee Foundstone reduces your risk of exposure by identifying sensitive data copied or currently in transit from its original intended container.

FISMA Security Controls Assessment

The FISMA Security Controls Assessment helps fulfill your organization’s Certification and Accreditation responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and allows you to achieve Authority to Operate with minimal residual risk.

Identity Theft Red Flags Rule Service

Meet compliance requirements and improve your organization’s overall security posture. Foundstone experts help you implement an identity theft prevention program, analyzing data flow and risk, as well as developing policies for detecting, preventing, and mitigating identity theft.

Incident Management Check

Build a better, more effective incident response and management program. McAfee Foundstone analyzes the gaps in your incident management program and offers recommendations to improve your emergency response protocol.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Solutions

Meet PCI DSS requirements. Foundstone’s PCI Security Solutions strengthen data security, ensuring you meet industry requirements.

Regulatory & Compliance Check

Meet information security compliance requirements. McAfee Foundstone assesses gaps in your organization’s regulatory and compliance status and makes next-step recommendations.

Vulnerability Management Check

Assess your vulnerability management program. McAfee Foundstone analyzes the gaps in your program to ensure you have the right balance of people, process, and technology.



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