Cloud Security

Technology that makes the cloud the most secure environment for business

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2018 Cloud Adoption & Security Research

McAfee’s annual study of cloud security trends reveals one in four cloud users had data stolen. See how companies are adopting cloud services and what you need to do to protect data.

Data security and threat defense from device to cloud

Modern IT architecture is rapidly evolving, with the cloud and devices becoming the new anchors for enterprise data. Your move to Office 365 enables rapid collaboration, while Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure help your infrastructure become more responsive and elastic, which drives unparalleled innovation. However, theft of data or an attacker gaining entry to your cloud infrastructure can stop innovation in its tracks.

McAfee cloud security solutions extend your security from device to cloud with data visibility, data loss prevention, and advanced threat protection on a platform that supports an open ecosystem. Our goal is to make the cloud the most secure environment for your business.

McAfee Cloud Security Products

McAfee Skyhigh Security Cloud

Protect data in the cloud, from the cloud with cloud access security broker (CASB) technology.

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McAfee Cloud Workload Security

Defend against advanced attacks with common management across public and private cloud infrastructure, deployable as code to work with your DevOps tools.

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McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform

Monitor and detect threats in cloud network traffic, closing the security gap of workload-to-workload communication.

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Leader, 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers
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Leader, 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.


McAfee's support for public cloud deployments is leading the market for this capability.

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Cloud security resources

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)

See Gartner’s key findings and recommendations for CASB

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Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Modern hybrid data centers use private and public cloud computing to deliver applications and workloads. See Gartner’s key findings and recommendations for cloud workload protection platforms.

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WEBCAST

On-Demand Webcast: Guidance for Protecting Cloud Workloads featuring Gartner

Security in the cloud means adapting to a software-defined, continuous-delivery model of deployment that matches the ephemeral nature of cloud resources.

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GUIDE

Interactive Guide: How to Automate Security Across Multiple Clouds

Explore the use cases below to discover how to secure AWS, Azure, and VMware private clouds together. Read Gartner’s perspective to learn more about each use case.

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What does shared responsibility mean?

Review what security responsibilities you have based on the type of cloud service you use.

Cloud security for every environment

Adopting cloud services can accelerate your business, but moving data and applications to the cloud—whether it’s public cloud, hybrid cloud, or private cloud—also increases your potential exposure to threats.

In the public cloud, data security is a requirement at a minimum, and in the case of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), securing your applications, operating systems, and virtual network traffic is a part of your shared responsibility. McAfee public cloud security solutions allow you to extend data loss prevention and access control to software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications like Office 365, and your virtual data center security policy to AWS and Microsoft Azure for efficient hybrid cloud security management.

Private cloud and software-defined data center (SDDC) environments running on virtualized server infrastructure enable finely tuned security policy that can be managed and orchestrated to maximize resource efficiency. With the only virtual Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) certified to work with VMware NSX, you can apply micro-segmentation to your infrastructure, controlling security policy at every virtual machine. Virtualization optimized anti-malware intelligently schedules resource-intensive tasks, like scanning, when the hypervisor is not overloaded. Security features can be deployed efficiently as code, using deployment automation tools like Chef and Puppet, whether in the private cloud or across multiple public cloud environments.

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