McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention: Product overview


There are several Major Companies offering products for enterprise for Data Loss Prevention and Intel is one of those who offers McAfee Security.

It is a complex suite which consists four distinct data loss prevention tools that can be deployed on hardware or the virtual appliances. The data loss prevention tools suite may include McAfee DLP Monitor, McAfee DLP Discover, McAfee DLP Endpoint or McAfee DLP Manager.

The four distinct data loss prevention tools that can be deployed on hardware or the virtual appliances are discussed below:-


  • It is a network appliance-based tool.monitoring and controlling sensitive information that can be deployed using either Switched Port Analyzer ports or network taps.
  • It works for Monitoring and controlling sensitive information which can be easily deployed.
  • This product basically tracks and report the sensitive data in motion on real time basis.
  • It is a network appliance which is capable of detecting over 300 content types transiting over the TCP-based port or its protocol.
  • It can classify the content up to 200 Mbps.
  • The appliance is available in two ways as either by hardware-based McAfee Data Loss Prevention 5500 appliance or as a VMware virtual machine one.


  • It is a data at rest discovery tool which is capable of scanning and detecting over 300 content types in many different ways of file repositories or its design.
  • It supports Microsoft Office documents, multimedia files, source code, design files, archive files or any encrypted files.
  • Its capability includes scanning of common file repositories.
  • It’s also capable of scanning Microsoft SQL, Oracle, DB2 and MySQL databases for any sensitive information.
  • This appliance-based tool is available as both the two ways which were discussed McAfee DLP Monitor.


  • It is a data which can be used in monitoring and control of DLP tool which supports Windows 7 SP1 and 8 and Mac OS X.
  • This product is mainly deployed and managed using McAfee ePO.
  • It can be purchased separately from the McAfee Data Loss Prevention suite also.


  • The McAfee Data Loss Prevention Manager appliance is basically the central controller for the complete McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention suite
  • It is the integration point for the McAfee ePO server.
  • It can also be used to control or select McAfee Data Loss Prevention tools, McAfee Data Loss Prevention Manager must be used with McAfee ePO to control the McAfee Endpoint.
  • The Data Loss Prevention Manager allows organizations to manage up to 39 McAfee Data Loss Prevention components or to see all incidents generated by McAfee Data Loss Prevention components.
  • Searches and reports for all McAfee Data Loss Prevention components can be developed through the DLP Manager.

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