NETWORK TESTING LABS REVIEW:
ffective security at the desktop or server depends on having an accurate, resource-
frugal, scalable, easy-to-administer and highly integrated defense against malware
threats such as spyware, phishing attempts, viruses, trojans, rootkits and other
threats. In this test , we compare two products intended for the enterprise, the market-
leading McAfee Total Protection for Enterprise and a relative newcomer, Microsoft
Forefront Client Security.
After extensive research and testing of the two products, we concluded that McAfee Total
Protection for Enterprise wins Network Testing Labs’ World Class Award for best
desktop and server endpoint security.
Malware is spreading explosively across the Internet. You can no longer afford to accept
the risks that the threat of malware holds over your head. More specifically, you can no
longer afford to use less than the absolute best anti-malware tool to keep malware at bay.
At this very moment, criminal organizations are probing your network. They’re trying to
disrupt your organization and steal anything of value stored on your computers –
passwords, proprietary business information, customer data, trade secrets and financial
data. Several shadowy companies exist for the sole purposes of stealing your data or
forcing your users to view unsolicited and unwanted advertisements. Individual
programmers, many with disturbing psychological problems, also want to pry into the
data on your servers and clients.
Spyware, phishing attempts, viruses, trojans, rootkits and malicious Web sites
(collectively, “malware”) are no longer a problem you can ignore. You may think you’re
ACHIEVING INTERNET SECURITY AT THE CLIENT
MCAFEE’S TOTAL PROTECTION FOR ENTERPRISE VS. MICROSOFT’S FOREFRONT CLIENT SECURITY
By Barry Nance
safe because your users visit only “good” Web sites. but with the increased sophistication
of threats and attacks no one is safe.
Spyware authors have adopted a new approach, we’ve noticed