SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that McAfee®Endpoint Encryption for Devices (formerly SafeBoot® Encryption) has won two 2008 SC Magazine Europe awards, which recognize excellence in the information security industry. McAfee Endpoint Encryption for Devices is part of a portfolio of data protection solutions from McAfee and was awarded 'Security Product of the Year' and 'Best Security Solution for Government' at a presentation dinner at The Hurlingham Club in London.
"McAfee is proud to be acknowledged as a leader in data encryption solutions," said Mike Dalton, president, McAfee EMEA. "The protection of data assets is a primary concern facing organizations today, driven largely by a plethora of recent data leakage cases ranging from laptop thefts to hacking attacks."
"Companies are now beginning to recognize the importance of device security and protecting against the human error factor," said Jan van Vliet, vice president, EMEA, McAfee Data Protection Business Unit. "With McAfee Data Protection, McAfee is at the forefront of this technology and it is wonderful to be recognized with this important award."
The 'Security Product of the Year' and 'Best Security Solution for Government' awards recognize the best security offerings that have been proven to meet vital business needs. McAfee's encryption solution is a scalable, enterprise-wide security solution that uses strong access control and powerful encryption to prevent unauthorized access to, or use of, desktops, laptops, tablet PCs, PDAs, and other portable devices, removable storage drives and media.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. It delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the Web securely. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities and continuously monitor and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com
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