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"Overall the solution is very good. It offers great protection and gives us a good overview of what is on the network.""The initial setup is straightforward.""There's a good dashboard you can drill down into. It helps you easily locate intrusions and the source of attacks.""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.""The solution can scale.""Great monitoring feature."

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"Its reporting features are great. It gives you an in-depth report. Its customization is also great, and it is working fine."

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"The management console needs to be less complex and easier to navigate.""Some of the documentation is not as straightforward as it could be.""The pricing could be improved.""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 solution could improve some aspects of detection.""The management component could be simplified."

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"It needs more local support from the OEM side. It would be great if this can be improved."

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Also Known As
McAfee NSP, IntruShield Network Intrusion Prevention System, IntruShield Network IPS
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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.

Tripwire’s Security Configuration Management solution, Tripwire Enterprise, provides unequalled depth and granularity of continuous Endpoint intelligence, including system state and file integrity data across a broad range of endpoint, server and network platforms. It’s built upon one of industry's most robust, proven change detection technology with capabilities to definitively detect anomalous system and file changes, and provides early indicators of threat and breaches, including any endpoint data exfiltration. If a targeted attack occurs, Tripwire detects changes in real-time leveraging out-of-the-box Cybercrime Controls. Finally, Tripwire maintains a complete state history for investigation and forensics and can answer with confidence if a critical system has or has not been breached, when it was breached and what occurred on that system.
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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
AAA, Agora, Allstate, Capital One, Chevron, City of London, Discount Tire, Essential Power, General Mills, Griffith University, Idaho Power, JWT, Los Angeles World Airports, Matria Healthcare, Marquette University, PayPal, PMI Group, Rothschild Bank AG Zurich, Sony, State of Ohio, United Healthcare, Vodafone, WestJet
Top Industries
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company8%
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm7%
Company Size
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise30%
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise65%
Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise59%
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McAfee Network Security Platform is ranked 10th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 6 reviews while Tripwire Enterprise is ranked 20th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 1 review. McAfee Network Security Platform is rated 8.6, while Tripwire Enterprise is rated 8.0. 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 Tripwire Enterprise writes "In-depth reporting, great customizations, easy deployment, and nice support". McAfee Network Security Platform is most compared with Trend Micro TippingPoint Threat Protection System, Cisco NGIPS, Check Point IPS, Darktrace and Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall, whereas Tripwire Enterprise is most compared with Cisco Sourcefire SNORT, Trend Micro Deep Discovery, Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch and Rapid7 InsightIDR.

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