McAfee – Total Network Security & Management
McAfee® offers comprehensive anti-virus coverage as Total Virus Defense-protection at the desktop, Internet gateway, email server, and file server levels of the network-plus centralized policy management and reporting through McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator®. Using proven McAfee anti-virus technology, the combined tools in this comprehensive suite offer superior protection against today’s constantly evolving security threats.
Further to our products, we back them with a respected anti-virus research organization, McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), which protects McAfee customers against the latest and most complex virus attacks.
McAfee® ACTIVE VIRUS DEFENSE (AVD) Product Suite
The suite incorporates a multi-tier virus defense system: VirusScan for desktop protection, NetShield for file server protection, GroupShield for groupware protection and WebShield for Internet gateway protection.
Products under the AVD Suite :
|•||McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise 7.1 : utilizes the award-winning McAfee scan engine to provide complete, proactive anti-virus protection for both desktops and file servers. Powerful, scalable, and easy to manage, VirusScan simplifies the deployment and ongoing administration of your enterprise system security. With advanced auto-updating and centralized management, it ensures hassle-free security policy compliance for everyone on the network, including mobile users.|
|•||McAfee® GroupShield® for Microsoft® Exchange : provides comprehensive threat protection for the email and other content entering and leaving your Microsoft Exchange environment. Proactive anti-virus scanning and an automatic outbreak manager prevent malicious code from disrupting the system, while advanced content filtering allows administrators to set up rules for inappropriate content, sensitive information, and adding disclaimers to messages.|
|•||McAfee® GroupShield® for Lotus® Domino™ : provides comprehensive threat protection for the email and other content entering and leaving your Domino environment. Proactive anti-virus scanning and an automatic outbreak manager prevent malicious code from disrupting the system, while automatic content filtering blocks suspicious messages and attachments before they become a problem.|
|•||McAfee® WebShield® SMTP : a software-based scanner providing award-winning anti-virus protection and spam blocking at the Internet gateway. WebShield SMTP is firewall-independent, easily plugs into virtually any existing network, and scans SMTP traffic without impacting other performance-critical systems such as firewalls or mail servers.|
|•||McAfee® WebShield® for Solaris® : a software-based scanner providing award-winning anti-virus protection at the Internet gateway. WebShield is firewall-independent, easily plugs into existing networks, and scans SMTP, HTTP, and FTP traffic without impacting other performance-critical systems such as firewalls or mail servers.|
is a truly scalable tool for managing a blended defense comprised of tools from multiple vendors. It includes comprehensive policy management, detailed graphical reporting and software deployment – enabling administrators to ensure protection from blended threats more effectively. Administrators can keep protection up-to-date, manage policies and generate detailed graphical reports on McAfee and Symantec anti-virus products. With unmatched scalability and reporting capabilities, ePolicy Orchestrator is unequalled at managing anti-virus networks of all sizes. Instant network-wide updates allow quick response if there is an outbreak.
ePolicy Orchestrator 3.0 – Standard Edition Features & Benefits :
- Global updating in under 1 hour
To counteract the fast spreading threats emerging in today’s network environments, companies can utilize ePolicy Orchestrator, (ePO) to deliver critical AV updates at the speeds required.
- Updating & Reporting on all McAfee Updates (Hotfixes, Service Packs and Extra.dats)
- Enhanced updating/management for mobile systems
Managing mobile users is made easier in ePO 3.0 with the addition of several new updating enhancements including: pick nearest server updating, postponable updating, smaller engine updates, resumeable updating after broken transfer, and secure internet compatible HTTP updating.
- Enterprise-scalable software deployment
Administrators can now use ePO to deploy anti-virus protection and security solutions to their entire global organization. Utilizing multiple repositories, ePO ensures that all product deployment is isolated to take place within a local LAN instead of requiring critical WAN bandwidth. Administrators also have the option of scheduling the deployment to take place during off-peak hours. a software-based scanner providing award-winning anti-virus protection and spam blocking at the Internet gateway. WebShield SMTP is firewall-independent, easily plugs into virtually any existing network, and scans SMTP traffic without impacting other performance-critical systems such as firewalls or mail servers.
- Continuous updating from Network Associates to desktops
Customers wanting a more automated, hands-free approach to updating their organization can setup the ePolicy Orchestrator solution to automatically check Network Associates for new anti-virus/security updates, and when available immediately deploy them into the environment. The deployment can be setup in stages ensuring a bandwidth efficient approach in enterprise environments spread across the globe. Please see the “SiteManager Overview” document for more information on this new solution.
- Global server policy management (Easily manage multiple servers)
From a single ePO console, administrators can connect and manage multiple ePO servers one-at-a-time.
- Daily executive summary security reports
Executive summary reports are now included that summarize data across both anti-virus and security solutions to identify compliance and threat level.
- Integration with McAfee VirusScan 7.0 Enterprise and Symantec NAV 8.0 to protect desktops and fileservers