McAfee Embedded Control

Secure embedded systems from malware and attacks

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Block unauthorized applications and change on fixed-function, point-of-service infrastructures

McAfee Embedded Control provides antivirus technology to make devices resilient to malware attacks.

Secure fixed-function and legacy systems

Protect point-of-service terminals, ATMs, medical imaging systems, gaming devices, industrial control systems, office equipment, automotive, and military and aerospace devices.

Prevent unauthorized software changes

Stop unapproved changes to embedded devices and equipment that can lead to costly system shutdowns, data loss, unanticipated loss of device control, and regulatory fines.

Design security into devices

McAfee Embedded Control uses application whitelisting to increase protection against malicious zero-day attacks.

Keep systems running

A low-overhead footprint does not impact system performance and is equally effective in standalone mode, without network access.

System integrity, change control, and policy compliance

Lower support and field maintenance costs

Prevent unauthorized changes to devices that cost time and resources. Whitelisting and change control technologies ensure expensive, unauthorized changes never occur in the first place.

Reduce frequent, costly OS patching

Lock down the runtime environment and protect against newly discovered security vulnerabilities to ensure devices are safe and secure from the most recent exploits.

Meet PCI compliance requirements

Continuous change detection prevents unauthorized, out-of-policy changes and supports compliance standards, including PCI, SOX, and healthcare and energy industry requirements.

Enhancing Embedded Device Control

Learn how McAfee Embedded Control improves embedded device integrity, maximizes uptime, and reduces support costs.

System requirements

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

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  • Windows 8 and 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Embedded (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XPE
  • Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 2008
  • Windows 2008 R2
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows 2003 R2
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows NT


  • WEPOS, POSReady 2009
  • WES 2009
  • RHEL 7 (64-bit)
  • RHEL 4/5/6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CentOS 7 (64-bit only)
  • CentOS 5/6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • SuSE 10/11 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Open SuSE 10/11 (32-bit)
  • Solaris 9/10 (SPARC)
  • Solaris 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)

System Requirements

  • Windows/Unix
  • Single/Multiple Intel Pentium
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 100 MB free disk space
  • Administrator privileges on the system

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Solution Brief

Maintain PCI Retail Compliance for Systems No Longer Supported

Protect end-of-life operating systems with application whitelisting.

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