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F-Secure Policy Manager
The ultimate in security control and visibility

F-Secure Policy Manager

Overview:

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Security management with superior control

Policy Manager offers advanced on-premise security management features for demanding IT environments combined with automation. This makes security management both easy and flexible.

Automation is the key to security and efficiency

Policy Manager offers an easier and smarter way to manage IT security in one place. It puts you as the admin in the driver's seat with the wheel and all the gears at your fingertips.

Policy Manager is the nerve center of Business Suite. It is a highly scalable, automated central management tool that provides superior control over demanding IT environments. Manage all your security applications in one place, define and distribute security policies, and monitor your company's overall security.

  • Control Web access to protect your network and improve productivity
  • Provide an extra layer of protection for online banking or other business-critical transactions
  • Centrally define and distribute security policies, and monitor your company's overall security
  • Manage both physical and virtual environments with one tool
  • Allow end users to conduct online banking and other business-critical transactions securely
  • Keep all levels of IT infrastructure safe with automated updates
  • Automate patch management with Software Updater

Features

Software Updater Keep Windows® and third party software patched and up-to-date
Policy Management Manage security settings centrally and customize individual security profiles
Device Control Prevent malware infections via USB
Connection Control Boost security for sensitive activities like online banking
Advanced Protection Gain advanced protection against selected file types from unknown sites
Browsing Connection Ensure safe and efficient online work
Security Status Visibility View overall security status at a glance and create detailed reports
Management Hierarchy Import Active Directory tree structure and unmanaged hosts, define admin access and control user accounts
Server Management Centrally manage server security and gain a detailed view of security and status

Features:

F-Secure Policy Manager is the nerve center of F-Secure Business Suite. It is a highly scalable and automated tool that lets you manage all your security applications in one place, define and distribute security policies, and monitor your company’s overall security status.

Business Benefits:

  • Advanced management features even for complex environments
  • Reduced administration due to automation of daily operations
  • Optimize performance for virtual environments by offloading scanning

Extra benefits with premium

  • Better productivity and security with web content control
  • Safe connections to trusted sites for superior security and ease of work
  • Support for automated patch management to secure your business against known threats
  • Support for virtual environments licensed in the same package with Scanning and Reputation Server

Software and applications

  • Software Updater fully integrated to the solution, no infrastructure needed
  • Patches automatically OS and third-party non-Microsoft applications
  • Automatically downloads and installs the patches, with manual settings if needed

Device control

  • Blocks certain hardware devices to protect network and endpoints
  • Better manageability for USB devices
  • Prevents malware infections via USB
  • Administrator can be notified if device has been blocked

Policy management

  • Manage security settings centrally
  • Create and customize individual security profiles based on your needs
  • Assign profiles individually to any computer or in groups
  • Support for multiple concurrent admin sessions

Web content control

  • Gives IT admin possibility to restrict access to web content based on pre-defined categories
  • 28 different categories available
  • An extra layer of protection against malware, phishing and other online scam sites

Connection control

  • Protects users against harmful activity when accessing online banking and other business critical sites
  • Supports all the major browsers
  • Closes network connections to unknown sites while enabled

Advanced protection

  • Web Traffic Scanning Advanced Protection allows the administrator to block selected content from unknown or suspicious sites
  • Protects the user from typically vulnerable content from websites
  • The admin can whitelist selected sites

Visibility to environment

  • Provides exceptional overview on the security status of your environment
  • Creates vulnerability analysis for the IT environment with remediation steps
  • Creates detailed reports on the security events and levels

Management hierarchy

  • Capability of importing Microsoft Active Directory tree structure
  • Different views for each level, with the ability to give defined access
  • Easy to control user accounts and which services they have access to

Server management

  • Centrally manage your server security
  • Detailed overview of server security information and status
  • Manage your third party software vulnerabilities

Technical details:

Supported Platforms
F-Secure Policy Manager Server and F-Secure Policy Manager Web Reporting
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Edition, Small Business Server
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 or higher 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server, Small Business Server, Essential Business Server
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with or without SP1 , editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server
  • Windows Server 2012, editions: Essentials, Standard, Datacenter
F-Secure Policy Manager Console
  • Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Windows Vista with or without SP1 32-bit and 64-bit editions: Business, Enterprise, Ultimate
  • Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit with or without SP1 , editions: Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate.
  • Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit all editions
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Edition, Small Business Server
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server, Small Business Server, Essential Business Server
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with or without SP1, editions:editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server
  • Windows Server 2012, editions: Essentials, Standard, Datacenter
F-Secure Policy Manager Proxy

F-Secure Policy Manager Proxy is a local proxy server that is used in remote offices to download definition updates from F-Secure Policy Manager Server or directly from F-Secure to each workstation.

F-Secure Policy Manager Proxy is compatible with F-Secure Policy Manager.

  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Small Business Server, Web Server
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 32-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server, Server Core
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 64-bit, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server, Small Business Server, Server Core
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, editions: Standard, Enterprise, Web Server, Server Core, Foundation

Please note that Windows 2000 is no longer supported.

Supported Languages: English, French, German, Japanese

Documentation:

Download Policy Manager Brochure (PDF).