McAfee Embedded Control

This feature blocks unauthorized applications and change on fixed-function, point-of-service infrastructures, including retail devices, medical devices, industrial control systems, office equipment, gaming devices, automotive, and various military and aerospace devices. It focuses on solving the problem of increased security risk arising from the adoption of commercial operating systems in embedded systems. It is a small-footprint, low overhead, application-independent solution that provides "deploy-and-forget" security.


Zero-day protection Implement embedded system security with solutions that prevent zero-day attacks.
Prevent unauthorized software changes on production devices Blocks unapproved changes to all types of embedded devices and equipment that can lead to costly system shutdowns, exposure to data loss, unanticipated loss of device control, and various regulatory fines and penalties.
Meet PCI compliance requirements Maintain PCI compliance through whitelisting and change control, as retail sales devices used to process customer transactions often require strict adherence to a series of PCI requirements


  • Minimize your security risk
  • Give access, retain control, and reduce support costs.
  • Selective enforcement.
  • Make your devices compliance and audit ready.
  • Real-time visibility.
  • Closed-loop reconciliation.

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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