McAfee, Inc. Provides One of the First Solutions to Achieve ICSA Anti-Virus Certification for Microsoft Windows Vista


McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Adds Additional Layer of Security for Microsoft Vista Users

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 12 / -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise has received the ICSA Labs certification for successful completion of testing under ICSA's most rigorous security standards. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise is one of the first solutions of its kind to achieve certification for Microsoft Windows Vista Anti-Virus Certification. To achieve ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Product Certification, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise met all criteria in the desktop and server anti-virus detection and cleaning module.

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise provides advanced, proactive protection from viruses, worms, rootkits, hacker attacks, exploits and other unwanted programs for desktops and servers. It goes beyond simply offering protection from a database of signatures, using advanced behavioral technology to protect systems from both known and unknown threats. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise also contains host intrusion prevention and firewall functionality to stop advanced zero-day threats.

"McAfee VirusScan Enterprise provides a high level of threat protection for enterprise PCs running Microsoft Windows Vista," said George Japak, vice president of ICSA Labs. "After careful testing and assessment, ICSA Labs has validated the effectiveness of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise in providing critical security services to corporate users of all sizes."

"This certification underscores the importance of having a comprehensive and proactive defense against today's most dangerous Internet threats," said Rees Johnson, vice president of product management, McAfee, Inc. "McAfee VirusScan Enterprise adds an additional layer of protection to Microsoft Windows Vista to help keep systems secure from a wide range of threats, ensuring that endpoints, servers, desktops and laptops remain malware-free."

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Cybertrust, Inc., offers vendor-neutral testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world's top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests products in key technology categories such as anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, IPSec VPN, cryptography, network intrusion prevention, PC firewall, SSL-VPN, application firewall, anti-spam and Wireless LAN. For more information about ICSA Labs, please visit: http://www.icsalabs.com/.

About McAfee, Inc.

McAfee, Inc. is the leading dedicated security technology company. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com/.

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Source: McAfee, Inc.

CONTACT: Tracy Ross of McAfee, Inc., +1-408-346-5965, or tracy_ross@mcafee.com; or Ian Bain of Red Consultancy, +1-415-618-8806, or ian.bain@redconsultancy.com, for McAfee, Inc.

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