McAfee’s LiveSafe service to come preinstalled on HP PCs
By Digital News Asia January 10, 2014
- Protects consumers’ data, identity and all PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets they own
- Includes Personal Locker that uses face and voice authentication technology to retrieve info
SECURITY vendor McAfee said its LiveSafe service will come as a preinstall on select new Hewlett-Packard (HP) consumer and commercial PCs worldwide.
McAfee LiveSafe is the a cross-device security service that protects consumers’ data, identity and all the PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets they own, the company said in a statement. The service delivers on parent company Intel’s vision to redefine the consumer security marketplace.
“We’re entering a new age in computing, where people expect to be able to work, play, invent and explore the digital world without fear,” said Mike DeCesare, president of McAfee.
“By helping keep all devices safe, we are empowering people to take advantage of all the amazing things this connected world has to offer,” he added.
McAfee LiveSafe service includes the Personal Locker feature that uses face and voice authentication technology to retrieve a user’s most sensitive personal information and sensitive documents, such as copies of passports and IDs, from a secure online location.
In addition to protecting consumers from the latest online viruses and threats for each device a user owns, the McAfee LiveSafe service also offers simplified and automated management of usernames and passwords; privacy protection for smartphone and tablets; and several additional security capabilities.
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