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Seagate And McAfee Drive Advances In Self-Encrypting Notebook Computers

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Seagate today announced sweeping advances in its global push to help secure notebook computer information from theft or loss. To combat growing threats to mobile information, Seagate, the world leader in storage solutions, is now shipping its groundbreaking, self-encrypting notebook PC hard drives, now with up to 320GB of capacity, to the worldwide distribution channel, with 500GB models coming soon. Additionally, Dell is now shipping a notebook with a 160GB self-encrypting hard drive. McAfee is set to provide software for the enterprise-wide management of notebooks with Seagate Secure hard drives.

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In my entire time as a nerd I have never seen anything made by Mcafee as being a great product - but i suppose its difficult to promote yourself when your always hiding in the shadows of giants like Symantic & Kaspersky.

last time i field tested one of their products in was back in 1998/99 - they didnt impress me at all to say the least.
 

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In my entire time as a nerd I have never seen anything made by Mcafee as being a great product - but i suppose its difficult to promote yourself when your always hiding in the shadows of giants like Symantic & Kaspersky.

last time i field tested one of their products in was back in 1998/99 - they didnt impress me at all to say the least.
Mcafee still doesn't impress. It's still crap.
 

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Mcafee still doesn't impress. It's still crap.
If you REALLY think about it - the average user has about 10 or even more Security software brands that they can choose from

brands such as:

AVG
Kaspersky
Panda
Bullguard
Bitdefender
Trend Micro
Zone Alarm
F-Secure
etc,etc

the market is saturated with security products each claiming to do more or less the same with.

why pick mcafee???
 

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in my experience Mcafee always seemed to be a memory hog, but then again its been a while since I've used one of their products, prob 2003 or 2004 at least....but at any rate this is a good idea.