McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange solution announced

McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange solution announced today combines local threat data with global intelligence data sources such as McAfee Global Threat Intelligence and other third party and partner fees, to offer comprehensive threat intelligence for businesses.

McAfee Threat Intelligence is a significant evolution of the Security Connected Platform that was delivered by McAfee in 2011.

The new solution identifies targeted attacks and enables customized controls that protect automatically based on each organization’s unique risks and priorities. It offers complete and immediate protection against determined criminals and actors behind the most damaging attacks.

McAfee Security Connected platform now includes a real-time data exchange messaging framework. The McAfee data exchange layer provides real-time context sharing and orchestration, as well as the collective threat intelligence and adaptive threat prevention in McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange.

McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange solution announced

These breakthroughs boost the protective performance of existing McAfee solutions from endpoint, network and analytics environments, and also deliver a standardized data framework by which partners, competitors, and other third party products will be able to orchestrate together in halting advanced threats.

Mike Fey, worldwide chief technology officer for McAfee, said: “We are making it easier to tie together intelligence and actions so that our customers’ existing products deliver greater protection while simultaneously finding ways to cut operational costs. We are delivering the technology that others are just starting to think about to harden the platform upon which future security products will depend.”

Features & Benefits:

The McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange solution provides new approaches for answering increasingly urgent problems customers face more often as targeted attacks increase.

Replaces costly manual tasks with automated, real-time data exchange that allows security components to operate as one to share security intelligence in real-time across endpoint, network and other security components.

Brings immediate visibility to the presence of advanced targeted attacks in the organization

Protects based on the most complete collective threat intelligence built out of global and third party intelligence data sources combined with local threat intelligence and customized organizational knowledge.

Enables endpoints to share contextual intelligence with each other to gain greater environmental threat context which improves accuracy and effectiveness.

Integration simplicity, through McAfee’s data exchange layer, reduces implementation and operational costs and enables unmatched operational effectiveness.

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