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McAfee Embedded Control blocks unauthorized applications and change on fixed-function, point-of-service infrastructures, including retail, medical and gaming devices, industrial control systems, office equipment, automotive, and military and aerospace devices. It provides simple, lightweight embedded antivirus technology to make devices resilient to malware attacks.

  • Viable security for fixed-function and legacy systems, including point-of-service terminals, ATMs, and medical imaging systems. 
  • Low-overhead footprint does not impact system performance and is equally effective in standalone mode, without network access. McAfee Embedded Control runs transparently on systems.
  • Continuous change detection prevents unauthorized, out-of-policy changes, and supports compliance standards, including PCI, SOX, and healthcare and energy industry requirements.
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System integrity, change control, and policy compliance

Get zero-day protection

Design pre-emptive protection into devices upfront. McAfee Embedded Control uses application whitelisting to increase protection against malicious zero-day attacks.

Prevent unauthorized software changes on production devices

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

Lower support and field maintenance costs related to security problems

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 help prevent OS patching cycles. Protect against newly discovered security vulnerabilities to ensure devices are safe and secure from the most recent exploits.

Meet PCI compliance requirements

Maintain PCI compliance through whitelisting and change control, as retail sales devices used to process customer transactions often require strict adherence to a series of PCI requirements.

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System Requirements

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

Platforms Supported

  • 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