McAfee adds EDR and cloud protection to its Mvision platform

LAS VEGAS --- Workloads are moving to the cloud, and so are McAfee's security products. Executives from the security software company spent most of Wednesday morning refreshing everyone’s memory about its Mvision platform, which was

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

McAfee introduces new portfolio that includes SaaS solution

McAfee Inc. is refreshing its cyber-security portfolio and allowing customers to deploy their solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the device-to-cloud cyber security company announced this week. The new portfolio, McAfee Mvision, is

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

CISOs need to know what they want in a security management platform, says McAfee exec

Security incident and event management (SIEM) systems have a reputation for being hard to configure and tune. But analytics, orchestration and other new pieces increasingly available won’t necessarily make SIEMs easier to use

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

McAfee and IBM Security extend partnership with new product integrations

A new partnership between IBM Security and McAfee aims to help cybersecurity professionals respond faster to the millions of new cyber threats discovered every year. According to the most recent McAfee Labs Quarterly

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

McAfee acquiring cloud security company Skyhigh Networks for undisclosed amount

After splitting from Intel into its own standalone cybersecurity company earlier this year, McAfee is now making moves of its own. The company has announced it will be acquiring Skyhigh Networks, a cloud

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New McAfee tool uses analytics to help threat hunters

LAS VEGAS – With security teams overwhelmed by alerts and the time it takes to sort through data feeds to make sense of them and find root causes, vendors are increasingly offering products

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon

McAfee promises improvements coming for partners program

LAS VEGAS – The head of McAfee’s channel operations for the Americas promises the company’s often maligned partners program is going to be overhauled in a few months. “We’re taking an aggressive approach

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian celebrities top McAfee’s most dangerous list

Each year McAfee produces a list of the world’s most dangerous cyber celebrities. You may remember actresses such as Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins‘ daughter) and Emma Watson taking top spot in past years. But

Published on: September 19th, 2017 CDN Staff

McAfee shifts security focus to machine learning that includes humans

McAfee has released some of the finding from a research report called Disrupting the Disruptor, Art or Science?. The report covers the role of humans in the automation process and how machine learning

Published on: July 26th, 2017 CDN Staff

McAfee’s brand switch is nothing new

McAfee’s brand change was like watching the 1993 movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. I can safely say I’ve seen this movie before. Back in 1997, I reported on an interesting four-way merger

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The dawning of a new day for McAfee

After six years and eight months under the control of Intel, today McAfee has been officially set free and will be run as an independent operation based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Industry should make it harder for hackers to earn their money

I didn’t know I was so bad off and I certainly didn’t know I have so many money making opportunities! In the past few weeks, I’ve been notified that: If I don’t pay

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Max Spindle

Forcepoint opens Toronto secure data centre

TORONTO – Nine months after rebranding itself Forcepoint, the security vendor has now established deep roots in Canada with the opening of a state-of-the-art data centre in the country’s biggest city to further

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee strategy won’t change with privatization, says exec

Chief information security officers (CISO) who have bought McAfee solutions and channel partners that sell them won’t see big changes immediately when Intel completes the sale of its Security Group to a private

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon