McAfee Application Control

This feature provide protection against existing and any unknown zero day polymorphic threats via malware such as worms, viruses, Trojans and buffer-overflow threats, etc. This feature offers an effective way to block unauthorized applications and, unlike simple whitelisting, uses a dynamic trust model to avoid labor-intensive lists. McAfee Embedded Security provides customers with a comprehensive solution for controlling their IT infrastructure and reduces risk from unauthorized applications and gain stronger Endpoint control


Dynamic whitelisting Maximize administrator efficiency with a dynamic trust model that does not require signature updates or labor-intensive list management
Minimize patch cycles and protect memory Eliminate “patch updates” using a validated countermeasure that maintains your regular patch cycles and prevents whitelisted applications from being exploited via memory buffer overflow attacks on Windows 32- and 64-bit systems.
Increase efficiency Optimize and simplify management with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform.


  • Zero-day threats
  • Fixed function systems
    (POS terminals, ATM devices, fixed function Microsoft Windows Embedded and Servers).
  • Lower cost of ownership because dynamic whitelisting eliminates manual effort.
  • Leverages your security investment in McAfee ePO software
  • Low overhead software solution that runs transparently on endpoints.

Major market

The devices need to protect against security risks, the solution reduces support costs by eliminating the need for anti-virus software and constant updates. And, with specific support for a wide range of vertical markets. These devices run thousands of existing applications ranging from small to high end including

  • Advanced Set-top Boxes
  • Self-checkout devices
  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Handheld devices in retail stores
  • Medical Equipment’s
  • ATMs in Banks
  • Gaming Devices
  • Home Automation Gateways
  • Industrial Controls
  • Intelligent Appliances
  • Multimedia Internet Devices
  • Digital Signage
  • Mobile Point of Service
  • Monitoring Devices
  • Multi-Function Printers
  • Networked Media Devices
  • Thin Clients
  • Kiosks
  • Servers

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