By Telecom Lead Team: McAfee
announced that McAfee Mobile Security software will be preloaded on Lenovo’s
Android-based ThinkPad tablet for business users.
Mobile Security software will be available as a 30-day trial. This move extends
McAfee’s ongoing collaboration with Lenovo to safeguard both the device and its
tremendous popularity of mobile devices and their subsequent adoption in the
workplace means IT organizations must worry about data-compromising malware as
well as the danger of lost and stolen devices. As these devices store
increasing amounts of personal and corporate data, they need to be secured to
avoid potentially damaging data breaches, network intrusions or hacker
attacks,” said John Thode, executive vice president and general manager,
consumer, small business and mobile, McAfee.
more companies and employees are using mobile technology devices both at home
and in the workplace, and we built our ThinkPad Tablet with this in mind.
McAfee Mobile Security provides the comprehensive set of security features
users need to protect their personal information stored on tablet devices, as
well as to provide safeguards for business data,” said Tom Butler, director,
ThinkPad Business Unit, Lenovo.
Mobile Security software is a combination of McAfee VirusScan Mobile software,
McAfee WaveSecure software and McAfee SiteAdvisor for Android software. The
solution protects a mobile device if it’s lost or stolen; safeguards against
mobile viruses and spyware; and allows users to safely surf the Web.
can recover lost devices with alarm and location tracking, prevent misuse with
remote lock and wipe and preserve important memories and personal data with
remote backup and restore options.
Mobile Security protects against the risk of malware that originates via email,
instant messaging and Internet downloads.