McAfee Web Gateway 7.2.0 release announcement
|McAfee Web Gateway 7.2.0 is available for download and update|
McAfee Web Gateway has great success by satisfying our customer needs due to its unmatched feature set, including GTI enabled Gateway Antimalware, GTI enabled URL Filtering, SSL Scanning, and flexible deployment options.
With the release of McAfee Web Gateway 7.2.0 McAfee is releasing functionality on Web Gateway to apply DLP controls to web traffic. The product includes a specialized Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) engine, which is allowing for categorizing content into predefined Categories. It furthermore allows for creating custom dictionaries.
The concept of Subscribed Lists allows our customer to import their own lists into Web Gateway based on a schedule, similar to our URL Filter updates. McAfee also provides a collection of predefines lists to customers introducing a service in which we manage commonly used list data, such as Windows update servers, Citrix GoTo Meeting, etc. for our customers to be used in their policy.
The Common Catalog enables Web Gateway to retrieve list data from ePO. This allows to create a common set of lists between products and technology using Common Catalo and simply enables our customer to use ePO to manage aspects of the MWG policy content.
To ease the policy creation version 7.2 introduces a new rule criteria builder to allow for an in context editing and creation of rules including guidance to best properties, operators and values or lists.
With release of McAfee Web Gateway 7.2, McAfee releases a concept known as Web Hybrid, which enables our customers to secure their web traffic regardless of location. It combines Web Reporter, the Web Protection Service (WPS) and McAfee Web Gateway into a single solution. McAfee Client Proxy (MCP) is enabling organization of all sizes to detect that a corporate laptop is operating outside the corporate network and the protection by Web Gateway is no longer available. MCP will redirect traffic to WPS in this case.
As part of Web Hybrid, McAfee Web Gateway now allows administration of the SaaS policy from within the Web Gateway console and, as additional benefit, allows creating a common policy between SaaS and on premise appliances.
The release of Web Gateway 7.2 concludes a project known as Titanium, which includes all features of its previous iterations MWG 7.1.5 and MWG 7.1.6.
As this release combines all features of the project into a single release, it offers:
Customers on the main release branch (MWG 7.1.0.x) are advised to wait until 7.2 becomes GA in one of the next maintenance releases and is available as direct upgrade from within the main release branch. Customers on the controlled release branch (MWG 7.1.5.x/7.1.6.x) will receive this update as part of their chosen controlled release branch.
An announcement via SNS will be sent on May 3rd.
The McAfee Web Gateway product team