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Is there an option for containment from ePO?

Good day All, 

Wanted to know if there is an option from ePO to do containment of a server to make sure that we prevent the outbreak. (to stop the malware from spreading to other machines). 

Thanks a lot in advance for your anwers / suggestions, 

Sabari Kumar KB
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Thussain
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Re: Is there an option for containment from ePO?

Thank you for posting your query 

The Best way to contain the spreading of the malware is to 

1. Disconnect from the network and isolate it

2. Run a full scan on the machine

3. Collect the suspicious files and submit as the sample

4. Obtain a extra dat and apply it on the infected machine, once the malware is detected and deleted apply the ED on other machines in your network

You can configure Access Protection Policies to control the spreading of Malware in your environment, to configure the Access protection policies you will need to understand the behavior of the malware and then create the appropriate policy. 

You can take a look at the below mentioned document

https://kc.mcafee.com/resources/sites/MCAFEE/content/live/CORP_KNOWLEDGEBASE/91000/KB91934/en_US/Ran...

 

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Re: Is there an option for containment from ePO?

Hello Thussain,

I understand and follow your suggestion or best way, but it is very rare that McAfee cant isolate infected system or machine, others vendor have the technology of do it .

Meanwile, we will proceed as you suggest

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