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"The initial setup is straightforward.""Great monitoring feature.""The solution can scale.""It has a lot of functions, such as firewall. We are administrators, and we create some rules to protect our network. We also monitor the traffic in and out and have disk encryption on-premises. When we detect malware, we scan for the virus on the PC. We can then delete or block the malware.""There's a good dashboard you can drill down into. It helps you easily locate intrusions and the source of attacks.""Overall the solution is very good. It offers great protection and gives us a good overview of what is on the network."

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"The solution appears to be stable, although we haven't used it heavily.""This is a good security product.""The product is at the forefront of auto-remediation networking. It's great."

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"We would like to have a simpler version. Some settings and functions on the McAfee console are complex and complicated. I want the management console to be simpler.""The management component could be simplified.""The pricing could be improved.""The solution could improve some aspects of detection.""The management console needs to be less complex and easier to navigate.""Some of the documentation is not as straightforward as it could be."

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"Currently, a lot of network operations need improvement. We still need people to handle incidents. Our vision is to leverage status and convert it directly from the network devices. It would be ideal if we could take action using APIs and API code and remove manual processes.""I'm not aware of any lacking features.""The price of Splunk UBA is too high."

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Top Answer:The solution appears to be stable, although we haven't used it heavily.
Top Answer:We simply use the free demo version of the product. We do not pay any licensing fees at this time.
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8.7
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Also Known As
McAfee NSP, IntruShield Network Intrusion Prevention System, IntruShield Network IPS
Caspida, Splunk UBA
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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.

Splunk User Behavior Analytics is a behavior-based threat detection is based on machine learning methodologies that require no signatures or human analysis, enabling multi-entity behavior profiling and peer group analytics – for users, devices, service accounts and applications. It detects insider threats and external attacks using out-of-the-box purpose-built that helps organizations find known, unknown and hidden threats, but extensible unsupervised machine learning (ML) algorithms, provides context around the threat via ML driven anomaly correlation and visual mapping of stitched anomalies over various phases of the attack lifecycle (Kill-Chain View). It uses a data science driven approach that produces actionable results with risk ratings and supporting evidence that increases SOC efficiency and supports bi-directional integration with Splunk Enterprise for data ingestion and correlation and with Splunk Enterprise Security for incident scoping, workflow management and automated response. The result is automated, accurate threat and anomaly detection.
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Sample Customers
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
8 Securities, AAA Western, AdvancedMD, Amaya, Cerner Corporation, CJ O Shopping, CloudShare, Crossroads Foundation, 7-Eleven Indonesia
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Financial Services Firm50%
Insurance Company13%
Government13%
Security Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government9%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise30%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise65%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise42%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise69%
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McAfee Network Security Platform vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics
May 2022
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McAfee Network Security Platform is ranked 10th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 6 reviews while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is ranked 11th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 3 reviews. McAfee Network Security Platform is rated 8.6, while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of McAfee Network Security Platform writes "Effective, with an easy setup and a good dashboard". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk User Behavior Analytics writes "Stable, with good automation capabilities, however, we want to be able to automate even more". 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 Splunk User Behavior Analytics is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch, Elastic Enterprise Search, Microsoft Defender for Identity and Exabeam Fusion SIEM. See our McAfee Network Security Platform vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics report.

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