LONDON, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that it has won the most awards of any vendor at the 2007 SC Magazine's European Annual Award. McAfee won "Best Anti-Malware Solution" for McAfee Secure Internet Gateway and "Best SME Security Solution" for McAfee Total Protection for Small Business. McAfee Policy Enforcer received the Highly Commended (second place) award in the category of "Best Security Management Solution" .
"We are delighted to win the awards in three categories," said Mike Dalton, president of the EMEA region for McAfee. "To receive the industry's acknowledgment as a broad-based provider of security for all sizes of business is a great achievement."
Now in its eleventh year, the SC Magazine Annual Awards is a European wide program with participation from developers and users around Europe. The McAfee® IntruShield® network intrusion prevention solution, McAfee Foundstone® Enterprise, McAfee Policy Enforcer and McAfee Secure Internet Gateway were all finalists in the Reader Trust Award categories for "Best Network Security Solution," "Best Vulnerability Assessment," "Best Security Management" and "Best Anti-Malware Solution." McAfee was also selected as a finalist in the Excellence Award category for "Best SME Security Solution" for Total Protection for Small Business and a finalist in the Technology Awards category for "Best Security Product" for McAfee Total Protection for Enterprise.
Best SME Security Solution recognizes a solution that helps secure SMEs. McAfee Total Protection for Small Business provides integrated protection in one easy-to-deploy agent that protects businesses from viruses, spyware, adware, spam, phishing, hacker attacks and identity thieves.
Best Security Product category recognizes the best security solution that protects small office environments and home users from online threats. McAfee Total Protection for Enterprise delivers centrally managed, integrated anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, host intrusions prevention and network access control capabilities.
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today.
McAfee Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.www.mcafee.com
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