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  • Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds

    By Brandon Butler | 21 April, 2014 20:10

    Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a "zero-knowledge" policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University is questioning just how secure those zero knowledge tactics are.

  • Fortinet, McAfee, Trend Micro, Bitdefender battle in socially-engineered malware prevention test

    By Ellen Messmer | 17 April, 2014 07:07

    Socially-engineered malware tries to trick users into downloading and executing malicious code through tactics that include everything from fake antivirus to fake utilities to fake upgrades to the operating system and trojanized applications.

  • Heartbleed bug is irritating McAfee, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab

    By Ellen Messmer | 16 April, 2014 08:19

    The Heartbleed Bug disclosed by the OpenSSL group on April 7 has sent many vendors scurrying to patch their products and that includes security firms Symantec, Intel Security's McAfee division, and Kaspersky Lab.

  • McAfee releases its Heartbleed checker

    By Brian Karlovsky | 14 April, 2014 11:21

    McAfee has released a free 'Heartbleed checker' to help internet users easily gauge their susceptibility to the Heartbleed Bug.

  • McAfee hones in on Internet of Things

    By Nermin Bajric | 10 April, 2014 10:23

    McAfee, a division of Intel Security, is giving greater attention to the Internet of Things (IoT) as it looks to capitalise on IDC’s claim that about 212 billion ‘things’ will be connected globally by the end of 2020.

  • IN PICTURES: ARN Breakfast Briefing: Cloud Services

    By ARN Staff | 27 March, 2014 11:47

    ARN's latest Breakfast Briefing focused on Cloud Services and was sponsored by NewLease. Attendees were treated to a tasty breakfast ensemble at Sydney's Ivy Sunroom. The event highlighted some tips and key steps to help customers plan for their individual Cloud futures, which Cloud infrastructure and software licensing models work best, and what steps are needed to ensure a smooth transition. Guest speakers included ARN Senior Editor Allan Swann, Tim Sheedy, Forrester's Principal Analyst serving CIOs, Stephen Parker, NewLease's Head of Cloud Strategy, Joel Camissar, McAfee's Director/Service Provider, MSP and Cloud, Asia Pacific, and Michael Diaz, Veeam's ANZ Hosting and Cloud Provider Manager. Photos by Ian Sharp.

  • Intel puts its energy into smart grid development in Germany

    By Peter Sayer | 10 March, 2014 20:45

    Intel is putting its energy into the development of smart grid standards and monitoring systems in Germany, with company executives announcing a number of initiatives at the Cebit trade show Monday.

  • Three times as much malware in 2013: McAfee

    By Patrick Budmar | 10 March, 2014 17:58

    The fourth quarter of 2013 was when cyber crime became a reality for more people than ever before, a McAfee report has found.

Interviews about mcafee
  • Leading the pack

    By David Ramli | 02 September, 2009 09:46

    McAfee Asia-Pacific director for channels and operations, Gavin Struthers, first learnt leadership skills as a military officer in charge of a South African platoon. He talks to DAVID RAMLI about his love of the bush, his drive for success and his interest in building up a regional channel base.

Features about mcafee
  • How will Cloud, virtualisation and SDN complicate future firewall security?

    By Ellen Messmer | 27 June, 2013 17:13

    The firewall in decades past was mainly the port-based guardian of the Internet. Now vendors are vying to build so-called "next-generation firewalls" that are "application-aware" because they can monitor and control access based on application use.

  • Mobile threats: the top 12 scams of Christmas list

    By Eric Mack | 10 November, 2011 05:02

    Malware targeting Android-powered mobile devices and Apple computers top a list scams and security threats the people need to guard against this holiday shopping season.

  • NEWS FOCUS: Cyber-espionage attacks threaten corporate data in new unrelenting ways

    By Ellen Messmer | 08 August, 2011 20:26

    Stealthy, sometime long-term cyber-espionage attacks to steal sensitive proprietary information -- what some now call "advanced persistent threats" (APT) -- have become a top worry for businesses.

  • Good Job

    By Matthew Sainsbury | 27 July, 2011 11:58

    “If I need you to be a channel account manager, and I say ‘this is how you do it,’ chances are you’ll hate it,”

  • The pros and cons of Windows 7 security

    By Ellen Messmer | 29 June, 2010 07:28

    Businesses are eyeing a transition to Microsoft Windows 7, and with a wealth of security features that are part of it, it's worth figuring out the good and bad about each of them, says Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald, who notes in some cases, third-party security products might be the better fit.

  • McAfee debacle shows why malware defense must evolve

    By Tony Bradley | 28 April, 2010 10:15

    Last week a flawed DAT file from McAfee led to false positives crashing Windows XP systems and leading to a massive cleanup effort. It would be very easy to simply point the finger at McAfee, terminate the employment of a scapegoat security engineer or two, and continue on with the status quo, however the whole incident is an illustration of why the anti-malware industry--not just McAfee--need to embrace the U.S. Marines mantra to improvise, adapt, and overcome.

  • McAfee updates managed cloud security service

    By Jeremy Kirk | 21 July, 2009 05:10

    McAfee's latest version of its managed security service includes new features that let companies scan their Web sites for vulnerabilities as well as check for compliance with payment-card industry standards for handling financial data.

  • McAfee expands in China for expected security boom

    By Owen Fletcher | 23 June, 2009 22:20

    McAfee is expanding its staff in China amid a boom in the country's security market fueled by the launch of next-generation mobile networks.

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