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Security Essential for IoT and Networked Medical Devices
Networked medical devices may improve fitness, medical outcomes and quality of life. According to the report, one estimate of these technologies could save $63 billion in healthcare costs over 15 years with a 15-to-30 percent reduction in hospital equipment costs. However, the report finds the benefits of networked healthcare come with several main areas of concern: theft of personal information, intentional tampering with devices to cause harm, widespread disruption and accidental failures.
Deutsche Telekom and Intel Security Unite to Remove the Mobile Password Pain Point
“We know that using multiple factors including biometrics is a hot topic as a solution to the password problem in Europe but Intel Security’s True Key application goes even further. It puts the user in control as they can customize the levels of their personal security across their devices. True Key offers a more secure solution so our customers can be reassured that only they have access to their True Key profile,” says Marc Sommer, senior vice president, Group Business Development at Deutsche Telekom.
McAfee Labs™ Finds Mobile Apps Left Vulnerable for Months
In January, McAfee Labs tested the 25 most popular apps on CERT’s list of vulnerable mobile apps that send login credentials through insecure connections and found that 18 still have not been patched despite public disclosure, vendor notification, and, in some cases, multiple version updates addressing concerns other than security. McAfee Labs researchers simulated man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that successfully intercepted information shared during supposedly secure SSL sessions. The vulnerable data included usernames and passwords and in some instances, login credentials from social networks and other third party services.
McAfee Labs™ Report Previews 2015 Developments in Exploits and Evasion
In 2015, McAfee Labs predicts malicious parties will seek to extend their ability to avoid detection over long periods, with non-state actors increasingly adopting cyber espionage capabilities for monitoring and collecting valuable data over extended targeted attack campaigns. The researchers predict more aggressive efforts to identify application, operating system, and network vulnerabilities, and an increasing focus on the limitations of sandboxing technologies as hackers attempt to evade application- and hypervisor-based detection.
McAfee's "12 Scams of the Holidays" List Educates Shoppers on How to Avoid Unwrapping an Online Threat and Keep Their Digital Live...
“As consumers shop, bank and share more while on the go, they open themselves up to threats from criminals who want to steal their personal information,” said Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee. “Understanding what to watch out for and how to properly secure their devices gives consumers additional information to protect their digital lives.”
McAfee Outlines Channel Initiatives to Help Partners Differentiate and Profit
McAfee Delivers New Product Portfolio For Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
"Nearly every day we hear about data breaches affecting some of the world’s largest and well-known brands," said Candace Worley, senior vice president and general manager of Endpoint Security at McAfee, part of Intel Security. "What often gets overlooked are the small Main Street businesses that are plagued with the same security issues, but often with far more devastating consequences."
McAfee Next Generation Firewall Empowers Enterprises to More Effectively Fight Cybercrime with Expanded Threat Defense Ecosystem
A recent Vanson Bourne study commissioned by McAfee revealed that companies with multiple, siloed security solutions often present security postures that are easily compromised, putting them at greater risk for a data breach. According to the study, in the U.S. nearly 60% of IT decision makers at large companies (more than 3,000 employees) believe that point security solutions that don’t share information can lead to threats going unnoticed. Over 65% stated that siloed security also causes their IT departments to spend too much time manually discovering and remediating threats.
McAfee Delivers New Security Suites to Protect Consumers’ Devices and Digital Lives
Additionally, McAfee LiveSafe 2015 service represents the next generation of cross-device protection for consumers to help keep their devices, personal data and identity secure. As the first security suite to include cutting-edge voice and facial recognition authentication, users can safely store sensitive and personal information such as wills, deeds and passports in a secure cloud storage vault. McAfee LiveSafe 2015 service also includes a cloud-based password manager so users can easily manage their online passwords.
Intel Security Achieves 7 Consecutive Years as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
"Our data protection solutions provide customers with a comprehensive set of tools to protect their critical data and help meet compliance requirements," said Candace Worley, senior vice president and general manager of endpoint protection at McAfee, part of Intel Security. "We believe our position as a leader in the Magic Quadrant once again affirms that our data protection products continue to advance and provide our customers with robust, highly integrated solutions and automated workflow tools to make data protection easy to use, manage, and own."