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  • 1. White Paper Tough Times. Tough Choices. Security-as-a-Service is the right choice, right now.

2. White PaperTough Times. Tough Choices. Table of Contents A New Choice for Every Business: Security-as-a-Service 3Security-as-a-Service: One Service, Countless Protections4Outsource Your Security Management to the Industrys Experts 5McAfee SaaS Endpoint Security Suites: Managed Security You Can Trust Today 5McAfee Innovation Makes Outsourcing Security an Easy Decision6McAfee SaaS Endpoint Security Suites: The Right Choice, Right Now6The McAfee Advantage: Choice 7 3. White PaperTough Times. Tough Choices. Inthewakeoftheeconomicdownturn,companiesofallsizesfacecutsinbudgets andstaff.Thesetighttimesnecessitatetoughchoices.Onewayorganizationscan reducecostswhileactuallymaintainingorevenupgradingtheirsecurityisto switchtoMcAfeeSecurity-as-a-Service.McAfeeSaaSEndpointSecuritySuites deliverthesafeguardsthattodaysthreatsdemand,whiletrimmingboththeupfront anddailycostsofstayingprotected.Whatdoesthismeanforyou?Youcannow Why Security-as-a-Service?choosetofocusonotherbusinesspriorities,knowingyouhavetheindustrysexperts Greater Return on Investmentfocusedonyoursecurity. Gain faster time to value Reduce total cost of ownership Today,everybusinessisfeelingtheimpactofthelaggingeconomy,lookingforopportunitiestodefer Less Risk costs,cutcorners,andekeoutmorevaluewitheverydollarspent.Facedwithtoughbudgettradeoffs, Focuson securing business, not businessesareevenscrutinizingtheirsecurityforcostsavings.managing software UnburdenIT resources WhetheryouareanITmanager,anITgeneralist,orasecurityspecialist,chancesareyouarerethinking assumptionsaboutwhatsecuritysolutionstobuy,howtoimplementthem,andevenhowtomanage them.Yourexistingrequirementistosustainor,betterstill,enhanceprotectionagainstmalware, spyware,spam,andthemyriadotherintrusionsandvulnerabilitiesthatthreatenpreciousinformation andsystems.Yournewrequirementisformoreefficiencyandmoreseamlessprotection,withless thoughtandeffort.A New Choice for Every Business: Security-as-a-Service Thesolutiontothisdilemmaiseasierandsaferthanyouthink:Security-as-a-Service.Regardlessof whetheryouhavethebenefitofextensivesecurityexpertisein-house,thisprovenmanagedservice approachcanhelpyoumaintainandevenincreaseprotection,whileminimizingcosts.Itisasafebet todayforallsizesoforganizations.Security-as-a-Serviceprotectsyourbusinessbyautomatingyoursecurityprocesses,includingongoing signatureandfeatureupdates,toslashyourongoingcostofsecurityownership.Itmanagessecurity operationsandequipmentoffsite,whichreduceson-sitecostsforadministrativehardware,software, andadministration.Asubscriptionapproacheliminatesupfrontcapitalexpenses,andtheservicemodel canmakethewholeexperiencepracticallyinvisibletoyourusers.Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of EndpointProtection Solutions for SMB (50 Users)Security-as-a-Service vs. Traditional Software Solutions $10,000 McAfee Security-as-a-Service $8,000Traditional Vendor A ownership in USD 2.6XTraditional Vendor B Total cost of $6,000 2.3X$6,255$5,520 $4,000Source: The Tolly Group, December 2007 1X $2,000$2,374$0 One-year contract According to the Tolly Group, integrated Security-as-a-Service offers better TCO than traditional on-premise security. 4. White Paper Tough Times. Tough Choices. Becauseitmovestheday-to-daymaintenancetoadedicatedoperationscenterrunbyspecialistsin securityandavailability,itallowsyoutoremainfocusedonyourcorebusinessrequirements,withthe confidencethatyouhaveexpertsmanagingyoursecurity,constantlyandconsistentlyapplyingthe ultimatebestpracticesandlatestdefensessoyourprotectionisalwaysonguardanduptodate.Security-as-a-Serviceisnotsomepie-in-the-skydream.ItreallydoesmakesolidfiscalandITsense.You realizethecostsavingsinitiallyinyourupfrontcosts:fewervendors,fewerproducts,lessmanagement time,andnoextrachargeforsupport.Then,lateron,thereisonlyonerenewalexperience.Security-as-a-Service: One Service, Countless Protections Althoughyoucanpurchasespecificmanagedserviceofferingsthatperformanti-spam,anti-virus,or vulnerabilitymanagement,themostcost-savingscomewiththeconsolidationofanintegrated,multi- functionapproach:oneservicewithmanyprotections,includingalloftheseandmore.AunifiedSecurity-as-a-Serviceexperienceletsyouappreciatethemaximumcostsavingsthrough integrationandautomation.ArecentpollbyMSIfoundthatover30percentofadministratorsused fiveormoremanagementconsoles.1Integratedmanagementwhetheritisonsiteorasanoutsourced servicereducesthisplethoraofconsoles.Thatmeanssecurityiseasiertoimplementandeasierto manage.Evenbetter,youfinditmuchfastertorespondwhensomethinggoeswrong.Beyondtheadministrativecomplexity,somestandaloneproductsrequireaseparatehardwaresystemto runtheadministrativeserver,socuttingdownmanagementtoolswithasingleintegratedsystemfurther reduceshardware,maintenancecosts,andstaffingrequirements.ThesameMSIresearchalsorevealedthatadministratorswhomanagesecurityonsitespendmoretime onallendpointsecurityfunctionsthanmanagedserviceusers.Whilesomeofthesetasksareimportant forcustomizedprotections,policies,andprocesses,Security-as-a-Servicegivesyouachoicethechoice toreducecomplexityandspendyourtimeonotherbusinesschallenges. Average # of Hours Spent Per Event Mitigating an infection 2.37 or outbreak 2.70Developing infrastructure to2.22 support new software 2.65 Deploying new software 1.53 or upgrades2.07 Maintaining an 1.27 existing solution 2.37 1.18Training employees 2.23Configuring1.08security policies2.27 Compiling security 0.70reports for analysis1.85 McAfee SaaS Endpoint Protection UsersNon-Hosted Customers using McAfee SaaS Endpoint Security Suites spend less time training users, maintaining software, and generating reports than those with on-site software. Source: MSI International Survey, 2009. 1. MSI International Survey, 2009. 5. White PaperTough Times. Tough Choices. Outsource Your Security Management to the Industrys Experts Whenyouleverageourservice,westreamlinetime-consumingsecuritytasks.Maintenanceistakencare ofbyexperts.Policiesarepre-configuredwithbestpractices,soyoucanchangethem,butyoudont haveto.Theend-userexperienceissosimpletrainingisntrequired,andourwebmanagementsystem makesiteasytounderstandsecurityeventsandgeneratemeaningfulreports.Yourserviceisalways working,alwaysavailable,alwayscurrentwiththemostappropriateprotectionsandyouspendno timeplanningforsecurity,software,orhardwareupdates.Youwouldntaskanaccountantforadviceconcerningyouryard;youwouldturntoagardenerorland- scapeexpert.Sowhyleaveyourbusinesssecuritytoanyonewhoisntproficientinthreatmanagement? Security-as-a-Serviceenablesyoutofocusonyourbusiness,whileexpertsfocusonyoursecurity. IT Admin 1IT Admin 2 at Headquarters at Branch OfficeA D A B C BEVS.D EC Multiple Management Consoles,Single Management ConsoleAdministrators, and Locations Available 24/7 OnlineWith McAfee, unified management replaces isolated management systems with one integrated, streamlined dashboard.McAfee SaaS Endpoint Security Suites: Managed Security You Can Trust Today WhenitcomestoSecurity-as-a-Service,McAfeeisthenameyoucantrust.Forwelloveradecade,we haveinvestedexclusivelyinsecurityproductsandservices.Andforthedecade,wehavecontinued tohoneandenhanceSecurity-as-a-Service.Infact,wewerethefirsttoprovideanintegratedmulti- functionSecurity-as-a-Service,inpartbecausewewerethefirsttounderstandtheefficiencyvalueand securitypayoffofvisibilityacrossprotections.WithourMcAfeeSaaSEndpointSecuritySuites,McAfee offersthreesecuritysolutionstoprovideintegratedprotectionthatextendsseamlesslytomatcheach newthreat:McAfee SaaS McAfee SaaS McAfee SaaSEndpoint Protection Endpoint Protection Endpoint and EmailSuite Advanced SuiteProtection suiteMcAfee SecurityCenter, for centralized visibility through an online management console P PP Desktop and file server anti-virus and anti- spyware to scan and block out malwareP PP Desktop firewall to block hackers and intrusions P PP Web security for safe surfingP PP Web filtering to block unwanted websites PP Email server protection to scan for viruses and spam in housePP Email scanning to stop malicious spam and phishing attacks in the cloud P Vulnerability assessment to scan for perimeter weaknessesP 6. White Paper Tough Times. Tough Choices. Fromitsinception,McAfeeSaaSEndpoint SecuritySuiteshavebeenamulti-function service,includinganti-virus,anti-spam,and anti-spyware.Overtheyears,weveextended thissecuritysystemtoincludewebsecurity, firewall,vulnerabilityassessment,and additionallayersofemailprotection.Now youcanblockanddefeatviruses,spyware, adware,spam,phishing,hackerattacks,Web 2.0exploits,andotherthreatsbeforetheycan compromiseyoursystemsorstealyoursensitive McAfee SecurityCenter:data.Youcanwarnusersaboutriskysurfing Strong security made simple andletthemsearchandsurfsafely.Inaddition, Allsecurity in a single window weoffercost-effective,accreditedoptions no separate downloads, no separate displays forcompanieswhoneedtocomplywiththe Startupis easy: a single URL click, aquarterlyscanningrequiredbyPCIDSS. few options to set, and protections are on by default, preconfigured forWithourSecurity-as-a-Service,asthreats best practicesblendandchangeinrealtime,weenvelop Use web-based management to monitor your security as much End-user installation takes one clickyouintheprotectionyouneedinrealtime,or as little as you need to. by a user to install a small agent that maintainingcutting-edgesecurityacrossthe works with all of our protections Predefinepolicies for groups, then board.HavingSaaSEndpointSecuritySuitesarelikeasecuritywindfall:thesolutionsexpandprotection add new users with a simple click butreducetheimpactonbudgets,administrators,andendusers.Yougetreal-timeprotectionwith If you want to go beyond set-and-instant,always-onaccess,allforonesimplesubscription-basedprice. forget simplicity, choose from a range of policy options and views Thatcombinationaddsuptotruepeaceofmind. Customize your personal dashboard with the information and tasks youMcAfee Innovation Makes Outsourcing Security an Easy Decision want to see, arranged with drag- and-drop ease Ofcourse,thevalueofSaaSEndpointSecuritySuitesarequantifiedinitslowcostofownership.The Reports are stored up to a yearMcAfeeSaaSsolutionsrequirenocapitaloutlayandareanaffordable,predictablecost.Thesolutions SecurityCenter works in a webprovidecomplete,integrated,always-on-guardprotectionwitheasymaintenanceandwithoutonsite browser, so if you have an Internet activity.Infact,arecentTollyReportfoundthatMcAfeeSaaSEndpointProtectionhasatotalcostof connection, you have access, 24x7 ownershiplessthanhalfthepriceofitscompetition. Maintenanceand administration systems are all managed by McAfee Beyondprice,however,McAfeedifferentiatesSaaSEndpointSecuritySuitesfromtraditionalproductsin threedistinctareas: 1. One serviceWewerefirsttoofferanintegratedsecuritysolutionmanagedbyasingleconsole.You donthavetoworryaboutmaintainingmultipleservicesfrommultiplevendors,andyoueliminate coveragegapsthatcanletthreatsin.SaaSEndpointSecuritySuitescoverthethreatsyouneedtoday, and,asasubscriptionservice,thesolutionswillbringyounewprotectionsasneededwithinthe samefamiliarenvironment. 2. Anywhere management accessMcAfeemanagestheinfrastructureandprovidesaneasy-to-use web-basedmanagementconsole,McAfeeSecurityCenter,togiveyoueasyaccesstotheinformation youneed.Fromanylocation,administratorscanaccessreportsandpoliciesstoredattheMcAfee NetworkOperationsCenter. 3. Always-on-guard protectionMcAfeeappliesmulti-vector,real-timeprotectionagainstthemost dynamiconlinethreats,with24/7coverage.OuradvancedGlobalThreatIntelligencecorrelates millionsofdatapointsacrossallmajorvectors,allowingustoassessandpredictbreakingthreats, blockthem,andprotectyouinadvanceoftheattackorexploit.Wedistributethreatupdatestoyour usersautomatically.Tominimizenetworktrafficandpotentialdelays,ourspecialRumortechnology letsupdatespropagatebetweennetworkpeers. 7. White Paper Tough Times. Tough Choices. Malware Research 50,000 samples/dayMcAfee Customers 1.5M malware detections 50M enterprise nodesin 2008 100M consumer nodes InternetVulnerability Research 100 sources monitored daily 20 vulnerabilities discovered AL THREOB ATGL Web Security ResearchEmail Security Research Rated over 30 million sites Over 10 billion messagesclassified in over 96 categories every month Over 200,000 zombiesIN T ELLIGENCEidentified per day Network Security ResearchRegulatory 10M IPS alerts monitored/Compliance Global Threatanalyzed dailyResearchIntelligence 1000T traffic monitored/analyzed daily McAfee research protects you better, faster through global threat intelligence that correlates events across the major threat vectors.ImplementationofSaaSEndpointProtectioniseasy,andmaintenanceiseffortless.Wemovetheburden toourpremises,andautomateasmanytasksaspossible.Yousetupafewpolicies,thenprotection startswithasingleclickonasingleURLbyeachuser.Wetakeitfromthere.Eachuserssingleendpoint agentautomaticallycallsandpullsdownupdatesatfrequentintervalstoprotectuserswiththelatest signatures,policies,andfeatureupdates.Weprideourselvesonaddingmorepotentprotections withinthesameconsistent,stringentenvironment.Thatmeansnodisruptivechangesforuserswhile protectionskeeppacewiththreats.McAfee SaaS Endpoint Security Suites: The Right Choice, Right Now IfyouarelookingtotrimyourITbudgetbutmaintainappropriatesecurity,McAfeeSaaSEndpoint SecuritySuitesaretheeasysolutionandtherightchoice.Thesolutionsintegrateallthesecurity functionsyouneedtoprotectyourusersandyourbusinessandcutsthecostofsustainingprotection throughstreamlined,flexiblemanagement.OnlyMcAfeeprovidesthebenefitsofasinglevendor, consolidatedlicensing,andone-stopsupport.The McAfee Advantage: Choice WhileSecurity-as-a-Serviceisanapproacheverycompanyshouldconsider,weknowcompaniesneed optionswhethertoenabledifferentbusinessopportunities,differentbusinessunits,ordifferentuser communities.TheextensiveMcAfeeportfolioletsyouchoosethesecurityapproachthatmatchesyour needswithoutsacrificingsecurityorsavings.Selectfromavarietyofimplementationmodels:software only,turnkeyappliances,ormanagedservices.Thenasyoursecurityneedschange,youcanadjustyour protectionandleverageyourbuyingpowerandatrustedrelationship.Dontallowtoughtimestokeepyoufromthesecurityandprotectionyouneed.McAfeeistheright choice,rightnow.Learnmoreatwww.mcafee.com. McAfee, Inc.McAfee and the McAfee logo and/or other noted McAfee related products contained herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of 3965 Freedom Circle McAfee, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks and brands may be claimed as the property of others. Santa Clara, CA 95054 The product plans, specifications and descriptions herein are provided for information only and subject to change without notice, and are 888 847 8766provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Copyright 2010 McAfee, Inc. www.mcafee.com9296wp_saas_tough-times_0410_fnl_ASD