Second place McAfee has pulled into a virtual dead heat with Blue Coat at the top of the content security gateway market, according to third quarter revenue stats from Infonetics Research.
IBM, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, Symantec and McAfee are leading vendors in the global security and vulnerability management market, according to TechNavio.
Despite their belief that they are secure, small and medium-size business owners fall short when it comes to mobile security, a survey of more than 1,000 SMBs by security firm McAfee and Office Depot finds.
The Andromeda botnet is employing AutoIT scripts to hide malicious code and infect machines, according to McAfee researcher Umesh Wanve.
The global security software-as-a-service market is forecast by TechNavio to increase at a 13.7 percent compound annual growth rate through 2016.
Malware threats targeting Google's open-source Android operating system returned with a vengeance during the second quarter after declining slightly during the first three months of 2013, increasing 35 percent to achieve growth rates not seen since early last year, security solutions firm McAfee reports.
The Department of Homeland Security is warning that a new exploit kit is targeting two vulnerabilities in McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator, which is a security management console for enterprise systems, networks and data.
Intel's McAfee this week completed its acquisition of Finnish network security firm Stonesoft for $389 million.
The number of mobile malware threats is on the rise and cybercriminals are finding more ways to infect mobile devices, according to two studies by security firms released last week.
BYOD is one of the factors driving growth in the worldwide security software market, which grew 7.9 percent year over year in 2012, according to the latest stats from Gartner.