- Network management device
- federal government
The McAfee IntruShield Security Manager (ISM) is a powerful, hardened, rack-mountable appliance that provides comprehensive, scalable, real-time, always-on, policy-based management of IntruShield IPS sensors. A single, plug-and-play McAfee ISM appliance delivers centralized, web-based management of IntruShield appliances and policies. The state-of-the-art ISM console with its enhanced graphical user interface (GUI) puts IT administrators in control of real-time data to easily manage, configure, and monitor all IntruShield IPS appliances across widely distributed, mission-critical deployments.
The intuitive and easy-to-use, web-based ISM management interface controls anything from single device deployments up to large, distributed, enterprise-wide deployments. It delivers comprehensive and in-depth attack information, as well as highly customized graphical reports. Secure access to the ISM platform empowers remote management of a large number of sensors deployed throughout the enterprise network. In addition, the ISM platform delivers a host of award-winning, next-generation features, including preconfigured, default, inline IPS-blocking policies, flexible user-defined signature editing, global policy editing, virtual IPS, granular user access and always-on management.
The McAfee ISM appliance is an advanced solution for managing IntruShield sensor deployments in small and medium-sized networks and enterprise branch offices, and is suitable for deployments of up to six IntruShield sensors.