McAfee Device Control

Prevent unauthorized use of removable media

Removable device protection and USB data security

McAfee Device Control protects your data from falling into the wrong hands via removable storage devices and media.

Protect your business from data loss

Gain visibility and manage the valuable company data users copy to removable media.

Maintain control over your confidential data

Monitor and regulate how employees transfer data to removable media such as USB drives, MP3 players, CDs, DVDs, and Bluetooth devices—even when not connected to the network.

Expand device management

Specify and categorize which devices may or may not be used, and enforce what data can and cannot be transferred to devices—in the office, at home, or on the move.

Lock down devices

Removable storage devices can be blocked or made read-only.

Regain control of data on removable media

Enable productivity while ensuring USB data security

Specify hardware- and content-based filtering, monitoring, and blocking of confidential data on any removable storage device. Ensure that employees continue to use allowed devices safely.

Centralize and simplify security management

Use McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator to implement and enforce security policies that prevent confidential data loss and theft.

Prove compliance with less effort

Monitor real-time events and generate reports that show auditors, senior management, and others your data security compliance with internal and regulatory privacy requirements.


Keep Your Data Safe for Office 365

McAfee data loss prevention helps address risky employee behavior by protecting sensitive data from day-to-day user actions.

System requirements

The following are minimum system requirements only. Recommended requirements are in parenthesis, where applicable. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) Server

Supported McAfee versions

  • McAfee ePO 4.6.9 and 5.1.1
  • McAfee Agent for Windows 4.8 Patch 2 and 5.0
  • McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 Patch 3, 4.8 Patch 2, and 5.0

Operating systems

  • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 or later, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2008 SP2 or later, 32-bit and 64-bit

Hardware requirements

  • CPU: Pentium II-class or higher, 450 MHz minimum
  • RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 250 MB

Device Control Endpoint

Operating systems

  • Windows 8 and 8.1 or later Enterprise and Professional, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 7 SP1 or later Enterprise and Business editions, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion

Virtual environments

  • Citrix XenApp 6.0 or later
  • Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 or later
  • VMware View 4.6 or later

Hardware requirements

  • CPU: Pentium III, 1 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 512 MB, 1 GB (recommended)
  • Disk space: 200 MB minimum
  • Network connection: TCP/IP for remote access


  • Google Chrome 31 or later
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or later

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