Network Security Platform overview

McAfee Network Security Platform [formerly McAfee IntruShield® ] is a combination of network appliances and software built for the accurate detection and prevention of intrusions, denial of service (DoS) attacks, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, malware download, and network misuse. Network Security Platform provides comprehensive network intrusion detection and can block, or prevent, attacks in real time, making it truly an intrusion prevention system (IPS).