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Top Answer:The pricing of the solution is okay. Licensing is paid on a yearly basis.
Top Answer:The system isn't fool-proof. Sometimes, based on the network or other reasons, McAfee cannot detect the actual attack. This rarely happens. It's only been the case maybe one or two times. The solution… more »
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Also Known As
McAfee NSP, IntruShield Network Intrusion Prevention System, IntruShield Network IPS
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Overview

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.

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Desjardins Group, HollyFrontier, Nubia, Agbar, WNS Global Services, INAIL, Universidad de Las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), Cook County, China Pacific Insurance, Bank Central Asia, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, City of Chicago, Macquarie Telecom, Sutherland Global Services, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, United Automotive Electronic Systems
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government6%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise30%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise65%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise73%
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Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS)
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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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