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  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    August 21, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    With 2014 being dubbed as the year of the ´Internet of Things´ (IoT), there are major concerns regarding the security & privacy issues that consumers face now, and potential problems they could have in the future. Trevor Coetzee, Regional Director,...

  • Trevor Coetzee - Regional Director South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa McAfee

    McAfee appoints new regional director for Sub Saharan Africa

    August 20, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments Off on McAfee appoints new regional director for Sub Saharan Africa

    McAfee, part of Intel Security, has revealed the appointment of Trevor Coetzee as its new regional director, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. Coetzee’s  primary responsibilities will be the overall guidance and direction of the South African and...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    The Firewall is turning 25, but has it grown up?

    July 24, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on The Firewall is turning 25, but has it grown up?

    When I turned 25, I saw this as a pretty big milestone in my life. At 25 years old, I felt like a true adult – I was now all grown up. I was educated, employed, experienced and stable. But when I look back, the journey from childhood to adulthood was really...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    McAfee offers free protection

    May 21, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on McAfee offers free protection

    McAfee, part of Intel Security, has announced the latest version of McAfee Mobile Security that now enables consumers to instantly run free privacy and security scans. These scans allow users to identify apps that are over sharing personal information. It...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    March 31, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee,...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    March 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    McAfee released the findings from its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey, and found that almost half of all adults send or receive sexually suggestive content, and 38% have shared passwords. For a second year in a row, the security experts...

  • McAfee has announced that it has reached more than 100,000 youth, parents and teachers around the globe with its cyber education program (image: HM Architects)

    McAfee aims to protect the youth online

    September 5, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on McAfee aims to protect the youth online

    McAfee has announced that it has reached more than 100,000 youth, parents and teachers around the globe with its cyber education program. The McAfee Cares – Online Safety for Kids Program is a free school initiative that utilises McAfee employees,...

  • McAfee outlines strategy for future of business security

    January 31, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on McAfee outlines strategy for future of business security

    McAfee has announced its strategy for building upon Security Connected, the framework in which security products and services work together to safeguard businesses with better protection from new types of attacks. McAfee will expand its current broad...

  • McAfee appoints Mike Fey as worldwide CTO

    September 17, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on McAfee appoints Mike Fey as worldwide CTO

    McAfee has announced the promotion of Mike Fey to Worldwide Chief Technology Officer.  Previously the head of Field Engineering and Advanced Technology organisations for the company, Fey will now be directly responsible for overseeing the Office of the CTO...

  • Safely search, browse on your mobile device

    September 12, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Safely search, browse on your mobile device

    It’s hard to beat the convenience of being able to quickly look up information on your phone or tablet, such as the nearest restaurant, movie show times, and the latest news and events. But, browsing and searching on your phone can be just as dangerous as...

  • Venus Williams most dangerous athlete online

    August 15, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Venus Williams most dangerous athlete online

    Tennis player Venus Williams has topped a list of the most dangerous to search for on the web, according to Internet security company McAfee. Following on from the annual McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities study, McAfee has investigated this summer’s...

  • McAfee co-founder on the run from Belize authorities

    May 29, 2012 • Security, Top StoriesComments (3)

    Internet security company McAfee’s co-founder John McAfee is reportedly on the run from the local authorities in the Central American nation of Belize. Trying to flee from the US authorities in which he faces a $5-million lawsuit for wrongful death, the...

  • What is Mobile Malware?

    May 3, 2012 • OpinionComments (1)

    You probably know something about the viruses that can attack your computer, but what about the viruses aimed at your mobile devices? You may be surprised to learn that malicious software aimed at mobile devices, otherwise known as mobile malware, is on the...

  • McAfee: “Android hardest hit by malware”

    November 25, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on McAfee: “Android hardest hit by malware”

    McAfee has released the McAfee Threats Report: Third Quarter 2011, which showed that the Android mobile operating system solidified its lead and the primary target for new mobile malware. The amount of malware targeted at Android devices jumped nearly 37...

  • Top tips to avoid bad apps

    November 21, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Top tips to avoid bad apps

    In response to the increasing interest in mobile applications, McAfee shared its top five tips to avoid downloading bad apps. While reported mobile malware incidents are still relatively low in number, McAfee Labs is seeing significant growth in the mobile...

  • Interview: McAfee eyes mobile and cloud security for Africa

    November 4, 2010 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: McAfee eyes mobile and cloud security for Africa

    Gert-Jan Schenk, newly appointed President of EMEA at McAfee, was recently in South Africa for a meeting with McAfee’s partners and end-users. ITNewsAfrica.com caught up with the new face at McAfee to discuss security trends and African strategies....