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October 19, 2011 by

Saic and McAfee team up on cyber espionage products

Cybersecurity company Science Applications International Corporation and McAfee have announced anti-cyber espionage products aimed at intelligence agencies, governments, and telecommunications carriers.Science Applications International Corporation (Saic) said that it will integrate McAfee security technology into its flagship deep packet inspection and content processing products.

January 8, 2007 by

Cisco security partners become competitors

Cisco's recent acquisition of e-mail security firm IronPort for US$830 million has pushed the networking giant into direct competition with MessageLabs as well as traditional antivirus vendors such as Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro.The technology acquired allows Cisco's hardware to better deal with threats from e-mail and Instant Messenger applications, but pits it against its security partners.

September 19, 2006 by

The next generation of Web stacks: High productivity and a touch of controversy

I'm on an Amtrak train as I write this heading to New York City where I'll get a chance to see Harvard's Andrew McAfee of Enterprise 2.0 fame speak at Interop, a chance I'll get twice in the next two days, so expect some coverage here shortly. On my ride, I thought I'd address some of the good points fellow ZDNetter Ryan Stewart made last week about the rise of new Rich Internet Applications (RIA) technologies such as Flex and OpenLaszlo. Ryan wrote about the advantage of having a robust, modern Web stack supporting a RIA aplication.

January 30, 2006 by

Spyware 'standards' set by security consortium

A consortium of security and antivirus companies are working together in an attempt to establish guidelines for defining spyware and testing anti-spyware products.At a time when the number of spyware applications doubles each year, security companies -- including Symantec, McAfee, Trend Micro and ICSA Labs -- have banded together to find ways to eliminate confusion about how to test security products.

November 16, 2003 by

Virus vaccination: 4 applications tested

 Virus vaccination  Antivirus applications: ETrust AntiVirus 7.0 McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 7 Sophos AntiVirus Trend Micro AntiVirus Eset NOD32 Specifications How we tested Sample scenarios Editor's choice About RMIT RMIT IT Test Labs take a look at the top enterprise applications for stopping viruses from ravaging your organisation.

May 8, 2002 by

McAfee unveils spam software

Security company McAfee this week took the wraps off newly branded filtering software that helps consumers dodge unsolicited commercial e-mail, or spam. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company acquired the software, called SpamKiller, and related intellectual property from its creator, Norway-based Novasoft, for an undisclosed amount last month. The technology, which costs customers $29.95, works in conjunction with the e-mail client to scan all incoming messages for language and headers commonly found in junk mail. It then deletes the junk mail and gives consumers options to report the spammer to its Internet service provider, among other features. In the fall, McAfee plans to combine the software with its line of managed applications, such as computer virus protection. At that time, it will sell the technology by annual subscription, which is yet to be determined. --Stefanie Olsen, Special to ZDNet News


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