New features

The current release of the product includes these new features.

Adaptive Threat Protection enhancements

Threat Intelligence is now named Adaptive Threat Protection.

  • Dynamic Application Containment — Adds the ability to contain a specific instance of an application.
  • New McAfee-defined queries — Includes additional predefined queries for Real Protect.
  • Real Protect scanner — Inspects suspicious files and activities on an endpoint to detect malicious patterns using machine-learning techniques. Using this information, the scanner can detect zero-day malware.
Note: Adaptive Threat Protection isn't supported on systems managed by McAfee ePO Cloud.

Firewall enhancements

Ability to determine if a domain is reachable using the HTTPS protocol.

Threat Prevention enhancements

  • Ability to configure a Windows registry scan location for on-demand scans.
  • Ability to create a custom Access Protection rule to protect Windows services.
  • Management of Exploit Prevention signatures and Application Protection rules.
  • Ability to display false-positive mitigation events using the Endpoint Security Threat Prevention: False Positive Mitigation Events query.

Web Control enhancements

  • Support for 64-bit Firefox.

Endpoint Migration Assistant enhancements

  • Automatic migration of settings for the entire System Tree or one group.
  • Simultaneous migration of workstation and server settings in the Threat Prevention policies.
  • Automatic migration of Firewall Trusted Applications to Access Protection.
  • Migration of additional Firewall signatures to support all Exploit Prevention features.