Intel’s McAfee acquisition a mobile play

Intel Corp.'s (NASDAQ: INTC) acquisition of security company McAfee could help the chip maker make a splash in the handheld and embedded markets, in which the company has struggled to establish a presence,

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Agam Shah

Intel to acquire McAfee in US$7.7 billion cash deal

Chipmaker Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) announced a definitive agreement Thursday to acquire security vendor McAfee Corp. (NYSE: MFE) in a deal worth US$7.7 billion in cash. The deal appears designed to beef-up Intel's

Published on: August 19th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

McAfee’s Quickstart Services bring enterprise capabilities to SMBs

Security software vendor McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) has launched McAfee Security Quickstart Services, targeting the small and medium-size business (SMB) market with services saleable through the channel designed to offer full lifecycle service

Published on: February 9th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Security stays strong with all-in-one platforms

No matter how much your customers have been affected by the recession, the need for security doesn't go away - especially if those customers are laying-off employees. But regardless of this need, they

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

McAfee launches a security-as-a-service push

Security vendor McAfee (NYSE: MFE) is taking its security software as a service (SaaS) play to a new level with the creation of a separate business unit led by a former SaaS executive

Published on: February 12th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

McAfee alliance program provides partner choice

Security vendor McAfee (NYSE: MFE) is expanding and adding new support to a program that gives its VAR partners access to third-patty security solutions certified to work with the McAfee platform.The McAfee Security

Published on: February 9th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Layoffs and slumping economy raise data theft concerns

Is the worsening economic situation going to turn some employees into data thieves?That's a top concern amongst IT decision makers, many of whom say that laid-off employees are the biggest security threat created

Published on: January 29th, 2009 Robert McMillan

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 (US$60 for three users as of 12/23/08) landed smack dab in the middle of the rankings for "Paying for Protection," our 2009 roundup of security suites, ranking fifth

Published on: January 26th, 2009 Eric Lai

Video: McAfee warns cybercriminals see recession as opportunity

An annual global report on cybercrime is revealing that cybercriminals are using the global economic recession in malware attacks and as a tool for distracting governments from tracking and investigating their growth.The McAfee

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Malware writers targeting Facebook and World of Warcraft: McAfee

According to data from McAfee Avert Labs, the monitoring and research arm of security vendor McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE), malware attacks are growing at astronomical rates and it's happening for one simple reason:

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

McAfee announces global partnership with CommVault

McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) and CommVault (MASDAQ: CVLT), together announced last month their strategic worldwide partnership, announcing that by early next year, the two company's products will be integrated into McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Hacking through human weakness

McAfee's (NYSE: MFE) fall 2008 Security Journal warns the world's leading security threat is social engineering – the art of persuasion.Improved sociological techniques are tricking users into sending their personal data directly to

Published on: October 16th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

McAfee and MXI Security developing joint public sector offerings

Security giants MXI Security and McAfee are solidifying a partnership to jointly deliver secure portable devices and management software to government agencies.The announcement happened to coincide with the Security giants MXI Security and

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Jennifer Kavur

One on one with McAfee Canada’s Ross Allen

With one quarter already under his belt as general manager of McAfee's Canadian operations, Ross Allen is ready to put his stamp on the security vendor's operations in Canada.No stranger to the channel,

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Jeff Jedras