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  • In pictures: PM launches cyber safety program

    In pictures: PM launches cyber safety program

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard was on hand in Sydney this week to launch a new cyber education module called bCyberwise. Developed by Life Education and McAfee, the program is designed to teach primary school students about online dangers such as becoming `friends' with strangers and cyber bullying. The program will be rolled out to Australian schools from 4 February.

  • In pictures: The first 24 hours of Focus11

    In pictures: The first 24 hours of Focus11

    After a day of keynotes including insights from Virgin founder, Sir Richard Branson, and break out sessions with McAfee staff, delegates were keen to let their hair down in sunny Las Vegas. With music and humour from a Rat Pack tribute act (Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Dean Martin), and the lure of the tables at the Palazzo hotel/ casino, there was plenty to keep staff and customers entertained well into the night.

  • In pictures: A tour of McAfee's 'war room'

    In pictures: A tour of McAfee's 'war room'

    On route to the Focus11 conference, media were invited into McAfee's 'war room' and briefing centre where the company monitors threats such as Android malware and shows customers how it can mitigate incoming attacks.

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  • Run multiple security software products

    QUESTION: I've been told that I shouldn't have more than one antivirus program running on my PC. Can I use both McAfee and Microsoft Anti-Spyware (or another spyware application), for example? I want to be extra safe online, and I know that security suites are often good in some areas but not in all. Is there a list that will tell me what I can and can't use together?

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  • The pros and cons of Windows 7 security

    Businesses are eyeing a transition to Microsoft Windows 7, and with a wealth of security features that are part of it, it's worth figuring out the good and bad about each of them, says Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald, who notes in some cases, third-party security products might be the better fit.

  • McAfee debacle shows why malware defense must evolve

    Last week a flawed DAT file from McAfee led to false positives crashing Windows XP systems and leading to a massive cleanup effort. It would be very easy to simply point the finger at McAfee, terminate the employment of a scapegoat security engineer or two, and continue on with the status quo, however the whole incident is an illustration of why the anti-malware industry--not just McAfee--need to embrace the U.S. Marines mantra to improvise, adapt, and overcome.

  • McAfee updates managed cloud security service

    McAfee's latest version of its managed security service includes new features that let companies scan their Web sites for vulnerabilities as well as check for compliance with payment-card industry standards for handling financial data.