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More Against Botnets – the IPS Game Changer

This blog was written by Nat Smith. McAfee Network Security Platform release 7.5 just hit the streets and has a massive game changer for IPS – ‘more’ malware defenses. Malware is the scariest new threat in network security, and most IPS products are stuck using only legacy techniques to defend ...

Cloud Security

I’ve Got Sunshine on a Cloudy Day!

Cloud services, or Cloud in short, enable a massive disruption of the IT industry because they fundamentally change the economics and velocity of innovation. As such Cloud enables fundamental transformations in almost every field of human endeavor that can benefit from innovation and from information – I say “almost every ...

Security Operations

Advanced Malware Protection with Network Security Platform

McAfee Network Security Platform customers have benefited from malware protection for some time now. Most customers already use McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI), which has been available since the 6.0 release. The largest and most used reputation service, with over 64 Billion queries per day, GTI classifies files as either ...

Enterprise

Cloud Computing for Critical Infrastructure

Cloud computing continues to be a hot topic. But so what if people are talking about it, who is actually adopting it? One of the questions I have been asking myself is, ‘Will cloud be adopted for critical infrastructure? And what is the security perspective on this? Naturally a blog ...

Enterprise

Intelligent DLP with End-user Classification

One of the biggest challenges for Data Protection solution is identifying sensitive data.  Today, organizations generate various types of sensitive data, ranging from regulated data such as PCI to unstructured data such as product designs.  Not all sensitive data can be identified and protected via regular expressions and keywords. By ...

Enterprise

Dear Cisco, Thank You for Recommending McAfee

Some of you may know this, but before coming to McAfee, I worked for Cisco Systems.  So believe me when I say that Cisco is no push-over.  Cisco is competitive and the people at Cisco work hard to win.  That’s why I was particularly interested in the news that Cisco ...

Enterprise

McAfee A Leader In 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Last month, Gartner published its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems. As in previous years, Gartner’s 2012 results show McAfee as a leader in what has become a very competitive vendor landscape. Gartner states that “the capabilities of IPS products need to adapt to changing threats, and next-generation ...

Security Operations

McAfee Named a Leader in 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

Following our acquisition of NitroSecurity last year, we have been working towards fully integrating their Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology into our portfolio of solutions. McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (the fruit of our combined efforts) recently received a 5-star rating from SC Magazine, and now we are proud ...

Enterprise

Attack of the Phones: Combating Cyber Threats in the Era of Mobile Commerce

One of the hottest topics at this year’s Internet Retailer Conference and Expo was mobile commerce and, by extension, mobile payment technology. By lumping payment methods, loyalty cards, and coupons all into one location, services like Google Wallet, Passbook and ISIS™ make it easier than ever to shop online. Customers ...

Enterprise

Backup Security Best Practices

Network and mobile data breaches get much of the publicity today, but there’s another less publicized avenue susceptible to both insider and outsider attacks: backup. In early April, for example, Emory Healthcare in Atlanta lost the personal information of 315,000 patients when it discovered that 10 backup discs were missing. ...

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