|[July 31, 2014]
McAfee's Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solution Earns Important Defense Department Certification
SANTA CLARA, Calif. & RESTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
McAfee, part of Intel (News - Alert) Security Group and a leading provider of
comprehensive security solutions to the U.S. federal government, today
announced that McAfee's Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
solution, including McAfee (News - Alert) Enterprise
Security Manager and supporting products, has been named to the U.S.
Department of Defense (DoD) Unified
Capabilities Approved Products List (UC APL). McAfee's is the first
and only SIEM to be added to the UC APL, which also includes additional
UC APL is the list of approved vendors and products that have met the
stringent criteria the DoD sets for its service and solution providers.
The McAfee Enterprise Security Manager solution gives federal agencies
the ability to detect, analyze, prioritize and mitigate hidden threats
in real time using actionable security intelligence and a high
performance SIEM. To make this list, the products were subjected to an
extensive series of tests against criteria known as the Security
Technical Implementation Guide, whereby the U.S. Defense Information
Systems Agency (DISA) oint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)
thoroughly evaluated, tested and certified the McAfee SIEM solution for
the new unified DoD certification.
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager provides continuous monitoring and
visibility into systems, networks, databases and applications throughout
an IT infrastructure. With this certification, it is now interoperable
with other components of the DoD's network infrastructure, meaning
agencies who need SIEM can purchase and implement it today.
"The increasing complexity and volume of security data requires a tool
that can analyze and respond to potential threats in real time," said
Scott Montgomery, vice president and chief technology officer for
McAfee's Public Sector. "With McAfee Enterprise Security Manager,
security administrators will be able to quickly detect, understand,
prioritize and respond to threats efficiently and effectively. This
accreditation is a major validation of our commitment to provide
world-class products that have passed a rigorous DoD certification
The McAfee SIEM is increasingly vital to the cybersecurity postures of
other government agencies as well. SIEM capabilities are central to the Continuous
Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program to revamp civilian
government agencies' security approach, as CDM emphasizes management
visibility and control for network operators. Civilian agencies choosing
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager will have the assurance that the tool
has met the rigorous requirements of DISA and the JITC.
For more information about McAfee's SIEM solutions, click here:
McAfee, part of the Intel Security Group and a wholly owned subsidiary
of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public
sector and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet.
The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and
services for systems, networks and mobile devices around the world. With
its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to
hardware-enhanced security and unique Global Threat Intelligence
network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.
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