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McAfee Network Security Platform is a uniquely intelligent security solution that discovers and blocks sophisticated threats in the network. Using advanced detection and emulation techniques, it moves beyond mere pattern matching to defend against stealthy attacks with a high degree of accuracy. This next-generation hardware platform scales to speeds of more than 40 Gbps with a single device to meet the needs of demanding networks. Our Unified Defense Architecture approach to security management streamlines security operations by combining real-time McAfee Global Threat Intelligence feeds with rich contextual data about users, devices, and applications for fast, accurate response to network-borne attacks.
ProtectWise shifts network security to the cloud to provide complete visibility and detection of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. By harnessing the power of the cloud, the ProtectWise Grid has the ability to create an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensics, automated retrospection and advanced visualization — all with the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model. Security professionals can see threats in real-time and continuously go back in time to discover previously unknown threats automatically.
McAfee Network Security Platform is ranked 10th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 6 reviews while ProtectWise is ranked 30th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS). McAfee Network Security Platform is rated 8.6, while ProtectWise is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of McAfee Network Security Platform writes "Effective, with an easy setup and a good dashboard". On the other hand, McAfee Network Security Platform is most compared with Trend Micro TippingPoint Threat Protection System, Cisco NGIPS, Check Point IPS, Fortinet FortiGate IPS and Darktrace, whereas ProtectWise is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch and Vectra AI.
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