Adaptive Threat Protection

Adaptive Threat Protection is an optional Endpoint Security module that analyzes content from your enterprise and decides what to do based on file reputation, rules, and reputation thresholds.

Note: Adaptive Threat Protection is supported on systems managed by McAfee ePO. Adaptive Threat Protection is not supported on standalone systems and systems managed by McAfee ePO Cloud.

Adaptive Threat Protection includes the ability to contain, block, or clean files, based on reputation.

Adaptive Threat Protection is an optional Endpoint Security module. For additional threat intelligence sources and functionality, deploy the Threat Intelligence Exchange server. For information, contact your reseller or sales representative.

Note: For installing Adaptive Threat Protection, you must have installed Endpoint Security Threat Prevention and McAfee® Data Exchange Layer (DXL).

Figure 1. Adaptive Threat Protection with TIE server and Data Exchange Layer


If TIE server and Data Exchange Layer are not present, Adaptive Threat Protection communicates with McAfee GTI for file reputation information.

Figure 2. Adaptive Threat Protection with McAfee GTI