SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced a new exclusive partnership with Toshiba to provide a 30-day free trial of McAfee® Internet Security Suite on Toshiba laptop computers destined for the consumer and small and medium-size business channels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The McAfee® Internet Security Suite with SiteAdvisor® will be included on Toshiba laptops supporting over 24 languages in 42 countries.
"We are pleased to be working with Toshiba to offer pre-installed, proactive online security for Toshiba's products in these regions of the world," said Todd Gebhart, senior vice president and general manager, McAfee consumer, mobile and small business. "Clearly, computer security is a global issue, and this expansion extends our footprint in the more than 120 countries where McAfee has a presence. By making our award-winning Internet Security Suite available at the time of a new PC purchase, Toshiba and McAfee are greatly expanding the number of individuals who will benefit from strong security protection from the time they power up."
McAfee® Internet Security provides comprehensive PC protection to keep consumers and their families safe from online threats and shields them from risky Web sites. It offers anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing and two-way firewall protection. Additionally, it includes anti-spam, parental controls, identity protection and a powerful Web site safety advisor enabling consumers to safely surf the Web.
"McAfee Internet Security Suite offers both comprehensive security and automatic daily updates, so consumers are fully protected against the newest online threats without having to manually update their software," said Thomas Teckentrup, General Manager Computer Systems EMEA, Toshiba. "This partnership complements our state-of-the-art product lineup with an industry-leading software solution - all for the benefit of our customers."
Toshiba Europe GmbH in Neuss is the European headquarters for products that include computer systems, projectors, memory media, and entertainment electronics. The Toshiba Corporation was established 130 years ago and is considered to be one of the biggest technology-based companies worldwide.
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