Built-in Protection for Your Connected Devices
Why you need McAfee Secure Home Platform.
From thermostats to gaming systems, smart devices make our lives easier—and more fun. But most devices aren't built to be secure. Anything that connects to the Internet can also connect you to online threats. That's why smart security is more important than ever.
Secure Home Platform provides automatic protection for your entire home network. The router protects all your connected devices—even those without a display.‡ All controlled by an easy‑to‑use mobile app.
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Malicious Site Blocking
Check every connection to the Internet from every device, and block connections to bad websites—before your network is compromised.
IoT Anomaly and Botnet Detection
Detect Internet of Things (IoT) device behavior, find anomalies in real time, and block suspicious connections.
Advanced Network Controls
Hide your devices from hackers by utilizing advanced network controls—lock down your router and all outside network access.
Prevent selected devices on your network from connecting to internet while you are away from home thus providing enhanced protection from being hacked into.
Make the web safer for your kids: set rules for specific websites, block inappropriate content, create time limits, and pause Wi-Fi access.
Control your network with voice commands and get audible alerts using popular voice assistants.†
Malicious Site Blocking
Check every connection to the Internet from every device, and block connections to bad websites—before your network is compromised
IoT Anomaly + Botnet Detection
Detect Internet of Things (IoT) device behavior, find anomalies in real time, and block suspicious connections
Advance Network Controls
Hide your devices from hackers by utilizing advance network controls—lock down your router and all outside network access
Activate Away Mode when you leave home to keep any new device from joining your network until you return
Make the web safer for your kids: set rules for specific websites, block inappropriate content, create time limits, and pause Wi-Fi access
Voice Based Controls
Control your network with Alexa voice commands and Amazon Echo integration, and get audible notifications
McAfee Global Threat Intelligence
Secure Home Platform is powered by McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI)—an ever-expanding cybersecurity service that identifies and blocks emerging threats. McAfee GTI uses artificial intelligence for always-on service, and its cloud-integrated database contains more than 25 years of threat data.
Smartphone, Smart Control
Monitor and control your entire home network via smartphone, anywhere you go. One simple-to-manage app does it all.
How can I get Secure Home Platform?
Secure Home Platform is currently available on routers from industry leader Arris and will soon be available from D-Link.
McAfee is working with an ever-increasing list of router manufacturers and network operators / Internet service providers. Our partners are integrating McAfee Secure Home Platform into their routers so you can get automatic home network protection.
Awards and Recognition
"If you have a smart home full of devices, one thing is for sure—at some point some of those devices will come under attack from the Internet. This Wi-Fi router can help protect your entire house."
– Martyn Williams, TechHive
"ARRIS's new Secure Home Gateway portfolio embodies our commitment to delivering leading broadband and Wi-Fi performance with seamless security for today's connected home."
– Sandy Howe, SVP and GM, ARRIS Consumer Products Group
"…consumers are increasingly concerned about online security threats. D-Link teamed up with McAfee and Intel to address these concerns with a powerful, easy to manage, all-in-one solution."
– Anny Wei, D-Link President and CEO
"…the big differentiator here is the McAfee Secure Home Platform. This will automatically protect all of the devices connected to the network, and paired with the Intel Home WiFi Chipset WAV500 Series, you'll be getting robust WiFi connectivity throughout your home."
"The extra security from an industry leader like McAfee is a big draw… keeping your devices and data secure is important today, so having a router like the DIR-2680 will give you a little extra peace of mind."
"D-Link is joining the trend to help make the home network more secure with the D-Link AC2600 Wi-Fi Router Powered by McAfee… protection extends to everything from smartphones and PCs to connected thermostats and light bulbs."
This award honors the best, most innovative security products and solutions available in 2018 as judged by the editors of TMC's IoT Evolution World magazine.
The D-Link AC2600 Wi-Fi Router with McAfee protection was recognized among the Best of CES 2018 and "…the collective genius of the technology industry and CES."
Awarded Best of MWC 2018 in the "Best Alexa Skill" category, recognizing Secure Home Platform as "…a big step forward."
The ARRIS SURFboard® SBG8300 DOCSIS 3.1 Wireless Gateway with McAfee protection earned a CES 2018 Innovation Award in the Smart Home category.
Awarded Best of MWC 2017 as creator of the "best security innovation" at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
2017 Showstoppers Award for "delivering proactive and proven security solutions and services around the world."
†Voice commands for Secure Home Platform require both a voice assistant-enabled device and a router from a participating partner with the appropriate skills enabled for Secure Home Platform.
‡ Level of protection varies by device type. Secure Home Platform provides standard protection to all devices connected to your network by blocking them from connecting to suspicious sites. Some devices also have enhanced protection which warns about vulnerabilities and threats specific to that device type.