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McAfee LinuxShield and McAfee NetShield Provide Complete Protection for Novell Open Enterprise Server, SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server and Netware

  • 07 June, 2005 11:56

<p>Updated Versions Provide Comprehensive Virus Protection for Small to Large Businesses Utilising the Latest Novell Platforms</p>
<p>SYDNEY, June 7, 2005 – McAfee, Inc., the leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, today announced the availability of new versions of its McAfee LinuxShield and McAfee NetShield for NetWare anti-virus solutions. McAfee provides best-in-class virus protection to Open Enterprise Server, the latest versions of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server-based operating systems, and Novell NetWare. With McAfee LinuxShield and McAfee NetShield for NetWare, users of the latest Novell platforms can be sure they are safe from the latest threats and exploits.</p>
<p>The high cost of lost data and lowered employee productivity caused by malware attacks impact companies across the spectrum. As companies increasingly adopt heterogeneous server environments, they need protection from attacks against both Windows and other operating systems. By supporting the latest Linux and NetWare products from Novell, McAfee is continuing to invest in a multi-platform system security portfolio. Whether for small businesses running Novell Linux Small Business Suite or the largest enterprises running SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server or Novell Open Enterprise Server, McAfee now offers support for the latest Novell platforms.</p>
<p>McAfee LinuxShield and McAfee NetShield for NetWare are both based on the award winning McAfee scan engine, offering unique, always-on protection from threats to stop both Linux and Windows viruses before they infect the user’s system. Key features of both solutions include unique On-Access scanning, which constantly helps monitor systems for new attacks, automated updates that occur seamlessly, heuristic and generic detection, and detailed online help. Both solutions work seamlessly with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), the first and only truly scalable system security management tool for managing and enforcing anti-virus protection and policies. McAfee NetShield for NetWare and McAfee LinuxShield are both Novell certified. In addition, LinuxShield has received VB100, CheckMark and ICSA certifications .</p>
<p>About McAfee, Inc.</p>
<p>McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California and the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.</p>
<p>“NOTE: McAfee, LinuxShield, NetShield, ePO and ePolicy Orchestrator are either registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. The colour red in connection with security is distinctive of McAfee brand products. All other registered and unregistered trademarks herein are the sole property of their respective owners. © 2005 McAfee, Inc. All Rights Reserved.”</p>
<p>For further media information, please contact:</p>
<p>Natalie Connor</p>
<p>Tel: +61 (0)2 9956 5733</p>

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