Security Company Receives Accolades from SC Magazine Readers and Expert Panel of Judges
Santa Clara, Calif., 17 November 2011 - McAfee today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2012 SC Magazine Awards, the information security industry’s most prominent accolades. This year, McAfee received an outstanding eleven nominations.
McAfee has been recognized for products in ten areas within the “Readers Trust” competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. McAfee was also selected as a finalist for “Best Security Company,” an Excellence Award which recognizes companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today’s pressing security challenges.
“This acknowledgement by our peers and experts in information security is an honor and a testament to the efforts McAfee has put forth to combat new and sophisticated threats,” said Matt Fairbanks, senior vice president of product marketing at McAfee. “We relentlessly strive to improve global security and SC Magazine’s reader recognition underscores the strength and value of our solutions as some of the industry’s best.”
McAfee products honored this year:
Readers Trust winners are chosen by a panel of readers representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors. Excellence Awards winners are decided by an expert panel of judges hand-picked by SC Magazine's editorial team for their knowledge and experience in the information security industry.
Winners of this year’s SC Magazine Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2011.
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About McAfee Inc.
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. http://www.mcafee.com
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