The acquisition creates one of the largest network security vendors, allowing centralized, policy-driven security management to interlock protection at the endpoint, over the network, and across the cloud.
On November 17, 2008, computer security leader McAfee acquired Secure Computing, a global leader in enterprise security solutions. Secure Computing's award-winning solutions, powered by TrustedSource™ technology, proactively protect mission-critical business applications from Internet-borne threats. The acquisition of Secure Computing extends McAfee's position as the industry leader in security risk management, with the most comprehensive and integrated endpoint, gateway, and hybrid security offerings.
Secure Computing extends the McAfee Total Protection strategy with best-in-class security suites that protect some of the world's largest and most critical business networks.
Through this acquisition, customers will gain:
Best-in-class network security capabilities that cover intrusion prevention, firewall, web security, email security, data protection, and network access control for every portion of the enterprise, from vulnerable endpoints to the heart of the network.
Lower costs associated with investigation, compliance, and integration.
World-class, worldwide support - ensures confidence in your security deployment as your business demands.
Simplified network security administration via centralized, policy-driven security management that delivers integrated protection at the endpoint, over the network, both on-premises and through hosted services.
Better threat intelligence thanks to our combined malware experts and researchers in the areas of email, web, and network threats.
Secure Computing's large network security distribution channel of more than 2,000 global partners with a talent pool of dedicated network security specialists
The ability to invest with confidence in tightly integrated security capabilities that span complete content and data lifecycle management.
Hybrid delivery models, including appliances, virtual, SaaS, and software, so customers can get the solution they want in the format that works for them.