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McAfee sees COVID-19-themed threats and powershell malware surge in Q2 2020

 McAfee Corp. has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: November 2020, examining cybercriminal activity related to malware and the evolution of cyber threats in Q2 2020. During this period, McAfee saw an average of 419 new threats per minute as overall new malware samples grew by 11.5%. A significant proliferation …

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McAfee’s launches secure cloud native application ecosystem

McAfee’s latest MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) release combines data protection, threat prevention, governance, and compliance for cloud-native application lifecycles, including container and OS-based workloads. The impact of COVID-19 has execrated enterprise digital transformation with a major shift towards  public cloud usage, either solely or in conjunction with …

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McAfee releases SAAS-based suites for unified web and cloud endpoint cybersecurity

McAfee’s latest all-in-one software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution offerings include three McAfee Device-to-Cloud suites, which all include McAfee MVISION Insights. “Customers are facing a rise in cyber activity that can expose them to damaging threats. At the same time, they’re struggling with control, management and visibility across their organisation as they enable their …

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McAfee MVISION Cloud becomes first CASB to map cloud threats to MITRE ATT&CK

The McAfee MITRE ATT&CK framework is widely being adopted by organisations as the need for stronger IT security is recognised and as more funding is being allocated to security programs. This framework manages cyber risk and lets you plan what data needs to be available if cyberthreat detection is needed, …

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McAfee introduces new cloud-based security management solution

McAfee has launched the Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Cloud, a new cloud-based security and information event management (SIEM) solution that provides organisations with the ability to detect, investigate and be operational in just under two hours. As a cloud-based solution, McAfee ESM Cloud extends the value of a traditional SIEM …

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McAfee appoints Lynne Doherty as Executive VP of Global Sales and Marketing

Joining from Cisco, Lynne Doherty has been hired as McAfee’s executive vice president of global sales and marketing for the Enterprise business. Doherty’s immediate focus will be to ensure that McAfee’s Enterprise teams and products continue to deliver a premium experience to customers, even during a rapidly changing business landscape. …

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McAfee MVISION Cloud now supports Microsoft Teams

McAfee has announced that its MVISION Cloud will now support encryption enhancements in Microsoft Teams, including encrypted webhooks and encrypted payloads. The security company says this will enable organisations to improve productivity of their employees by letting them use Teams as a collaboration platform, participate in conversations and calls, and …

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McAfee to acquire browser isolation brand Light Point Security

Cybersecurity company McAfee has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire browser isolation pioneer Light Point Security. Upon the close of the acquisition, the Light Point Security team will join McAfee. The increasing use of the Internet, and the accelerating adoption of the cloud by companies, has made the browser …

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McAfee acquires security platform NanoSec

McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organisations to “improve governance and compliance” and to “reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments”. The acquisition of NanoSec will strengthen the container security capabilities of McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION …

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Cybersecurity-as-a-service: opportunity or threat for channel partners?

Ed Baker, Senior Director EMEA Partners at McAfee, discusses the opportunity for agile MSPs to meet a clear customer need for cybersecurity-as-a-service. The uncomfortable truth is that despite increases in security education and technology spending, data breaches continue to soar. In fact, recent research from McAfee revealed that 47% of …

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