McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense & Response

Detect, hunt, contain, and eliminate advanced threats

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Find and eliminate advanced threats

McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense and Response rapidly detects, contains, investigates, and eliminates advanced threats.

Defend against ransomware

By combining static and dynamic behavior analysis with continuous visibility and powerful insights, McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense and Response protects against the most advanced threats, including ransomware.

Enterprise-wide threat protection

Quickly expose, hunt, stop, and remediate advanced threats at a single endpoint or across your entire organization, and then update security policies to protect against future attacks.

Secure the initial target of an attack

Machine learning and static and dynamic behavioral analysis is used in pre- and post-execution analysis to block zero-day malware and secure the patient zero.

Synthesize threat intelligence

Combine local, global, and third-party intelligence to get conclusive malware identifications and automatically adapt security.

Resolve more threats, faster, with fewer resources

Quickly expose, hunt, and remediate advanced attacks

Accelerate investigations and automate responses with real-time data that can quickly identify the full scope of an attack.

Prioritize and remediate advanced attacks

Pinpoint where threats are attempting to establish a foothold so your responders can immediately contain and remediate, reducing exposure from months to minutes or even milliseconds.

Increase capacity and focus

Unified intelligence, components, and management allow you to resolve more threats faster, while optimizing scale and flexibility.

Machine Learning Raises Security Teams to the Next Level

Discover how machine learning can provide enough automation to allow security teams to the time and focus to initiate creative responses when responses are less obvious.

System requirements

McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense and Response consists of the following components:


  • McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange Server 2.0.0
  • McAfee Data Exchange Layer Client 3.0.0
  • McAfee Endpoint Threat Prevention Module for Endpoint Security
  • McAfee Active Response 2.0
Additional requirements for McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense and Response include:
  • McAfee Endpoint Protection
    • McAfee Endpoint Security 10.2 or later
  • McAfee Security Management
    • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3.1
  • Virtualization Infrastructure
    • VMWare vSphere 5.1.0 with ESXi 5.1 or later

McAfee Endpoint Threat Defense and Response includes hosted data centers, located in the United States, used to validate customer authentication, check file reputations, and store data relevant to suspicious file detection and hunting.

Weaknesses: None that we found
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