Certified Product: McAfee Nitro Intrusion Prevention System 9.1
2821 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
McAfee Nitro Intrusion Prevention System 9.1 (hereafter referred to as McAfee IPS 9.1), from McAfee Inc., was the subject of a Common Criteria evaluation performed by the Common Criteria Evaluation Facility at EWA-Canada. The evaluation was completed in November 2013.
The evaluation of McAfee IPS 9.1 determined that this Information Technology (IT) product can be trusted, to Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2 augmented with ALC_FLR.2, to conform to the requirements of the associated security target.
McAfee IPS 9.1 provides a scalable enterprise security solution that provides intrusion prevention or intrusion detection, network event and/or flow data acquisition, network behavior analysis, and security event management that enables administrators to secure their networks with real-time threat mitigation. The TOE’s IPS component can pass, drop, and log packets as they arrive, based on administrator- configurable rules. When IPS is performing intrusion detection, it is said to be operating in an “IDS mode”, when performing intrusion prevention, it is said to be operating in an “IPS mode”.
The scope of this evaluation is defined by the security target, which identifies assumptions made during the evaluation, the intended environment for the McAfee IPS 9.1 the IT security requirements to be met, and the level of confidence (evaluation assurance level) to which it is asserted that the McAfee IPS 9.1 satisfies its IT security requirements.
Consumers are advised to carefully review the certification report to gain an understanding of the security functionality, the evaluated configuration, and the intended operating environment for McAfee IPS 9.1.
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