Posts Tagged ‘McAfee’

mcafeeMcAfee Launches NGFW 5.8 for Enterprises to Effectively Fight Cybercrime.

McAfee Next generation firewall empowers enterprises to more effectively fight cybercrime with expanded threat defense ecosystem.

On Oct. 15, McAfee, part of Intel Security, announced the latest release of McAfee Next Generation Firewall 5.8 with important new integrations with the McAfee Security Connected framework to provide customers with layered protection against the latest threats and evasions, along with improved workflows and operational efficiencies.

McAfee’s Security Connected threat ecosystem enables rapid sharing of extensive real-time threat information, empowering organizations to fight cybercrime with the latest global and local threat knowledge. Security Connected enables McAfee Next Generation Firewall to leverage threat information from a wide variety of third party sources, as well as other McAfee security solutions. (more…)

McAfee logoAs always, we wanted to make sure to keep you in the loop on all current McAfee happenings, especially as it relates to their commitment to enterprise security and NGFW.

As technology has changed the way businesses operate, IT departments have been forced to adapt to what is often a faster-paced and more decentralized approach. Employees expect instant access to corporate resources, no matter where they are in the world or what device they are using. Datacenters continue to become more virtualized, but the majority of datacenters remain a mix of physical and virtual resources. (more…)

McAfee logoMcAfee has announced key enhancements to its Server Security Suites product portfolio, including the optimization of productivity and efficiency in order to improve the security of servers deployed in physical, virtualized and cloud environments.

The Server Security Suites product line updated include reliable systems servers which open up opportunities for business growth, whether it is physical, virtualized or cloud environment. McAfee has released the following list of innovations Server Security Suites:

  • Simplified initialization Security Virtual Appliance (SVA) through component NSX Composer for deployments MOVE AV (Agentless).
  • Increased visibility and control of network communications between virtual machines with the MOVE Agentless Firewall, implementing VMware vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) – a solution based on a hypervisor for virtualized data centers.
  • Easier management of safety thanks to the new manager for the SVA-MOVE AV for the effective control and load capacity in virtualized environments.
  • Improved resource optimization for virtualized environments through the Enhanced Virus diagnosis and reduce the load on system resources.
  • Automatic detection and management of virtual machines when they are initialized in private and public clouds, thanks to two new connectors McAfee Data Center Connectors for Microsoft Azure and OpenStack in addition to existing for Amazon AWS and VMware vSphere.

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Threat Intelligence Exchange
McAfee stopS advanced threats within milLiseconds

New McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange adds Real-Time Orchestration to the Security Connected Platform

Today McAfee announces McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange, the first in the industry to orchestrate local and global threat intelligence information and enterprise-wide security products into one cohesive integrated security system.

What has traditionally taken days, weeks or months now only takes milliseconds. McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange eliminates the gap between encounter to containment of advanced targeted attacks. Its unique approach allows immediate protection against the threats posed by advanced targeted attacks across both network and endpoint controls. (more…)

McAfee logoMcAfee Labs today published its quarterly report on the latest threat tendencies – review the details to get a generous portion of statistics and nutty facts.

Traditionally, a ‘cold’ summer period, characterized by a relatively poor cybercriminal activity, is nine times out of ten followed by a fall’s wave of devastation that brings new forms of sophisticated threats. With nearly 20 million of new quarantine zone malware exemplars, the third quarter of 2013 is no exception. Apart from nasty PC menaces, a surge of Andriod malware is also observed with 700k new species approximately and a total of almost 2.8ml.

There are 4 threat tendencies to point out, proving that protection technologies desperately need constant improvements and updates without any reference to the user’s status (enterprise or private individual). (more…)

McAfee logoDRAFT: Embargo until 11/20/13, 12:01 a.m. ET

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McAfee
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MCAFEE LABS SEES NEW THREATS SUBVERTING DIGITAL SIGNATURE VALIDATION

Third Quarter Threats Report Identifies Android Malware That Bypasses App Validation as Signed PC Malware Continues to Surge; Bitcoin Popular in Illicit Trade and Cybercrime

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 20, 2013 – McAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: Third Quarter 2013, which found new efforts to circumvent digital signature app validation on Android-based devices. The McAfee Labs team identified a new family of mobile malware that allows an attacker to bypass the digital signature validation of apps on Android devices, which contributed to a 30 percent increase in Android-based malware. At the same time, traditional malware signed with digital signatures grew by 50 percent to more than 1.5 million samples. Less surprising but no less daunting was a 125 percent increase in spam. (more…)

McAfee logoMcAfee, Inc. has released a new version of anti-virus solutions for the home series in 2014. Among them, the decision ” all-in-one ” McAfee Total Protection 2014, basic protection McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014 and a comprehensive antivirus McAfee Internet Security 2014.

New versions of anti-virus solutions McAfee Total Protection 2014, McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014 and McAfee Internet Security 2014 is available for download at the website – home.mcafee.com.

Among the major changes – support for the new operating system Windows 8.1, as well as improved scanning capabilities of the engine, safe search and online shopping, digital data communications and antispam. (more…)

McAfee logo McAfee Mobile Security Antivirus for Android helps to bring a smartphone or tablet in case of loss or theft, allows you to backup, protect against mobile viruses and spyware, blocks dangerous Web sites.

McAfee Mobile Security is one of the industry’s leading mobile application security solution that protects your Android smartphone or tablet, as well as personal information on your a mobile device.

McAfee Mobile Security for Android protects the installation of new applications, making purchases in the shop, watching the news on social networks, or using the phone for Internet banking and online payments. (more…)

McAfee logoMcAfee has announced that McAfee LiveSafe service is available for purchase at retail. The new development is also pre-installed on many models of Ultrabook PCs and leading manufacturers.

McAfee LiveSafe Service, officially unveiled in May this year, is designed to radically change the perception of security through advanced technology that protects the information and the identity of the owner. McAfee LiveSafe License applies to all PCs, smartphones and tablets available to the user, with no limit to the number, the company said.

Overall, McAfee LiveSafe is a cross-platform service protection. It includes a function Personal Locker, which uses voice recognition and facial features to provide access to essential information and documents holder, including copies of passports and identity cards, which are in a secure cloud storage. In addition to protecting against viruses of multiple devices on the Internet, McAfee LiveSafe also provides simplified and automated management of user names and passwords. The service supports the hardware technology to protect against theft, implemented in the Ultrabook; function of protecting privacy for smartphones and tablets, and a number of other security features. (more…)

McAfee logoMcAfee Security Innovations technology guards your Android-devices

The company McAfee, well-known manufacturer of anti-virus solutions and safety equipment, has introduced a new technology for Android-based platform – an application McAfee Security Innovations, which is a universal tool for data security of mobile devices.

The device has built-in “Smart perimeter”, which allows you to connect multiple Android devices via Wi-Fi. If the phones were drawn away to a distance of 30 meters due to lost or stolen phone, Audio alarm will sound at all connected to each other devices. Additional protection, built-in technology Security Innovations, a pin, locking the screen in case of violation of the perimeter. In addition, the solution has a built-in data storage and backup functions, and QR-code scanner checks the security of your network connection. (more…)