McAfee Active Response Overview

What is McAfee Active Response?

Continuous Visibility into Your Endpoints:
Capture and monitor events, files, host flows, process objects, context, and system state changes that may be indicators of attack or dormant attack components.

Identify and Remediate Breaches Faster:
Access tools you need to quickly correct security issues. Send intelligence to analytics, operations, and forensic teams.

Target Critical Threats:
Get preconfigured and customizable actions when triggered, so you can target and eliminate threats.

McAfee Active Response Buyer's Guide

Download the McAfee Active Response Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: February 2021

McAfee Active Response Customers

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about McAfee Active Response pricing:
  • "Our costs were somewhere around $600K in Trinidad dollars, which might be about $100K US. We have the ETP plus the EDR. Our recent renewal was 1800 licenses as opposed to the full amount. Our transaction cost was about $600K Trinidad dollars, which is somewhere around $90-100K US."

McAfee Active Response Reviews

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LeonWessels
IT Security Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
Feb 26, 2021
Lighter with good stability and pretty good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use McAfee for our corporate-issued laptops and desktops. We use a different product on the servers, however, our use case is mostly for workstations and laptops.

Pros and Cons

  • "It's a little lighter compared to the older version, which was mostly signature-based."
  • "There are some components on the cloud that should also reside in the on-prem deployment models but don't."

What other advice do I have?

We're just a customer. I'm not sure which version of the solution we're using. This solution is fine for now. However, our long-term goal is really to get a unified next-gen AV. I'd advise potential new users that they do extensive research. Do some POC among some of the top vendors out there, probably in the Magic Quadrant. They should have developed some sort of criteria as to what they're looking for. As you evaluate each product, you can then tick off requirements and compare options. Ask about support and how fast a solution can get issues resolved. That's important. I would rate theā€¦