Overview

(This topic applies to MVISION DLP.) McAfee® MVISION Data Loss Prevention (McAfee MVISION DLP) is a suite of products that protects against data loss (by identifying and securing data within your network and offline) and managed from McAfee® MVISION ePO. MVISION ePO is a multi-tenant, globally scaled management service that runs in the cloud.

Data loss occurs when confidential or private information leaves the enterprise as a result of unauthorized communication through channels such as applications, physical devices, or network protocols. MVISION DLP is a suite of products that protects against data loss by identifying and securing data within your network and offline.

MVISION DLP policies help you understand the types of data on your network, how the data is accessed and transmitted, and if the data contains sensitive or confidential information. Use MVISION DLP to build and implement effective protection policies while reducing the need for extensive trial and error.

MVISION DLP is a data protection product that allows MVISION ePO administrators to protect against data loss by identifying and securing data across your network and offline.

Each of this MVISION DLP product protects different types of data in your network.

  • McAfee® MVISION Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (McAfee MVISION DLP Endpoint) for Windows — Content-based agent solution that inspects user actions. It scans data-in-use on endpoints and blocks unauthorized transfer of data identified as sensitive or confidential. The Endpoint Discovery feature scans local file system and email storage files and applies rules to protect sensitive content.
  • McAfee® MVISION Data Loss Prevention Endpoint for Mac (McAfee MVISION DLP Endpoint for Mac) — Offers similar protection for Macintosh computers running macOS operating systems.
  • McAfee® MVISION Device Control (McAfee MVISION Device Control) — Controls the use of removable media on endpoints. Device Control contains a subset of the protection rules in MVISION DLP Endpoint for Windows and Mac.
  • McAfee® MVISION Data Loss Prevention Prevent (McAfee MVISION DLP Prevent) — Works with your web proxy or MTA server to protect web and email traffic.
  • McAfee® MVISION Data Loss Prevention Monitor (McAfee MVISION DLP Monitor) — Passively scans unencrypted network traffic for potential data loss incidents.

Note: This product guide contains information specific to McAfee MVISION Data Loss Prevention in MVISION ePO. For information about McAfee Data Loss Prevention in McAfee ePO, see the documentation for McAfee Data Loss Prevention.