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McAfee, Inc. Enhances Total Protection Service to Help Businesses Strengthen Security While Reducing Costs

McAfee Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced the latest release of McAfee® Total Protection Service, the industry’s first Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution offering always-on guard protection without additional investment in on-premise infrastructure. Total Protection Service provides integrated endpoint, email and Web protection with access to SecurityCenter, an online console managed by McAfee and available over the internet, providing organizations with more flexibility in management, reporting and design.

In today’s economic climate, businesses of all sizes often lack the security resources and budgets to manage and maintain a complete security solution. SaaS solutions save time and money with online deployment, real-time reporting and off-site infrastructure. Delivered in a Security-as-a-Service model, in which McAfee manages the security infrastructure offsite, Total Protection Service simplifies business security by automating updates and upgrades, and reducing operational costs, ongoing maintenance and support. With SaaS delivery options, McAfee customers recognize cost savings of 50 percent on average.

“Total Protection Service is a key component of the McAfee Security-as-a-Service strategy,” said Marc Olesen, senior vice president and general manager, McAfee Software-as-a-Service. “With this release, we’re broadening our SaaS offerings to enterprise customers. While small and mid-size businesses are very familiar with Total Protection Service, larger companies are realizing the benefits of SaaS in helping them reduce operating costs while strengthening their security controls.”

Total Protection Service, like the entire McAfee SaaS portfolio, is powered by real-time Global Threat Intelligence gathered by McAfee Avert Labs, utilizing the McAfee Artemis and TrustedSource cloud-based technologies. These technologies allow McAfee SaaS solutions to update as new threats occur, eliminating the need for onsite administration.

New SaaS solutions continue to strengthen business security without additional costs

Peter Herschel, Director of IT at Gemino Healthcare, states McAfee Total Protection Service helps his users stay always protected—with minimal maintenance and simplified management. “I really need to focus on other areas of IT, so as a SaaS solution, Total Protection Service significantly reduced the deployment and administration time compared to traditional security. The advanced Web security keeps my users from visiting sites that could potentially cause more work to correct.”

McAfee currently has more than five million users using its Total Protection Service. Unlike other security vendors, which only offer point solutions, McAfee offers the broadest range of threat protection available in a SaaS deployment, covering major threat vectors and scanning for Web application and network perimeter vulnerabilities. McAfee Total Protection Service includes integrated endpoint protection (anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall), McAfee SiteAdvisor® Web security, Web filtering and vulnerability scanning features. The new version will be available in August 2009. Access to the updated SecurityCenter management console allows administrators to improve their visibility and management flexibility with customized dashboards of their security environment.

SaaS solutions allow partners to become a Managed Security Service Provider

Value-added partners look to McAfee to provide easy-to-deploy SaaS solutions to extend their security portfolio to include services and to generate additional revenue opportunities. The McAfee Partner Security Service program, along with the web-based Partner SecurityDashboard, provides the necessary applications to ensure the order administration and remote management of Total Protection Service is easy to use. The Partner SecurityDashboard allows partners easy license management and remote visibility of their managed customers.

Forward-Looking Statements:

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About McAfee, Inc.

McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is committed to relentlessly tackling the world’s toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an award-winning research team, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com

NOTE: McAfee and any additional McAfee marks herein are registered trademarks of McAfee, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. McAfee Red in connection with security is distinctive of McAfee brand products. All other registered and unregistered trademarks herein are the sole property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change at any time without prior notice. © 2009 McAfee, Inc. All rights reserved.

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