McAfee Recognized for Third Consecutive Year as Leader in Cross-Device Security
SANTA CLARA, Calif., 11 November 2013 - McAfee today announced that the McAfee LiveSafeTM service, the first-of-its-kind cross-device solution that protects consumers’ data, identity and all of their PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets, has been designated as Editors’ Choice by PCMag. With a rating of 4.5 out of 5, PCMag editors praised the McAfee LiveSafe service for its comprehensive protection capabilities, single Web-based console, and the value it provides by offering unlimited licenses to protect all of the devices a user owns.
“The value proposition is really, really simple,” noted PCMag editors. “Buy a McAfee LiveSafe and you can protect every PC, Mac, and Android device in your household, plus partial protection for iOS, BlackBerry, and Kindle Fire devices. It's almost hard to believe!”
“With mobile connectivity at an all-time high and the threat landscape changing rapidly, successful security companies today need to offer complete protection regardless of where consumers are or what device they use to connect,” said Alan LeFort, vice president of consumer product management at McAfee. “Receiving recognition for the last three years running from the industry’s go-to resource for all things technology not only corroborates McAfee’s ability to deliver innovative security solutions but also illustrates the immense value PCMag places on protecting consumers wherever they connect and without limits.”
McAfee LiveSafe service includes the McAfee Personal Locker, making it the industry’s first cross-device security service to incorporate cutting-edge biometric authentication technology. McAfee Personal Locker uses face and voice recognition to retrieve a user’s most sensitive personal information and documents, such as copies of passports and IDs, from a secure online location.
“There's no getting around it; McAfee's Personal Locker technology is cool,” cited PCMag. “I felt like James Bond, logging in to view my protected documents using both facial recognition and voice recognition, as well as a PIN.”
In addition to protecting consumers from the latest online viruses and threats, the McAfee LiveSafe service also offers simplified and automated management of usernames and passwords, privacy protection for smartphone and tablets, as well premium award-winning customer support. It is available through select retailers for $19.99 US for a 12-month subscription when purchased with a new PC or tablet, and $79.99 US for a 12-month subscription for consumers with existing PCs and tablets. McAfee LiveSafe software also comes pre-installed on Ultrabook™ devices and PCs from leading hardware manufacturers. For more information on McAfee LiveSafe service, please visit www.mcafee.com/livesafe.
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