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  • 19 September 2012 09:59

McAfee Helps Protect Windows 8

McAfee consumers and enterprise products compatible with Microsoft’s newest operating system

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2012 – McAfee announced today that McAfee consumer and enterprise security products support Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8, Microsoft’s newest operating systems (OS) that are set to be released in October. McAfee security products have been improved to offer comprehensive protection against new and evolving threats for consumers and businesses updating to the latest platforms.

“Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 are products that continue to push the computing industry forward with an extensive array of new features, as well as new security and performance enhancements,” said Simon Hunt, vice president and CTO, endpoint security at McAfee. “Our developers have been working with Microsoft to offer consumers and enterprises the tools necessary for protection against all threat vectors and against data loss.”

McAfee Enterprise and SMB Products McAfee’s enterprise and small to medium business (SMB) products are designed to support Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. By using McAfee products, organisations of all sizes can feel confident that they are using a comprehensive, multilayer security system that offers strong protection against known and unknown threats.

McAfee Consumer Products McAfee consumer products are designed to support Windows 8 to help users be more secure. Consumers with an active subscription to McAfee products with default settings intact will automatically be updated to Windows 8-compatible versions. Those downloading the product from the web or installing from the CD will automatically receive the latest version compatible with Windows 8.

About McAfee McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by its unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe.

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