As a best practice, review monthly Host IPS signature updates for information about operating system and vendor security updates. When Host IPS signatures correlate with security updates from third-party vendors, you can safely disable those signatures on systems that have applied these updates.
Performing these checks monthly will reduce the likelihood of excessive IPS false positives on already updated systems. Please see KB73399, FAQs for Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0, for more information: https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB73399 .
For more resources, visit the ServicePortal and search for related content. Also, visit the McAfee Host IPS Community: https://community.mcafee.com/community/business/system/hip.
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