mcafee launches educational bundle policy

McAfee Launches Affordable Education Bundle to Secure Students’ Online Privacy

The cybersecurity company McAfee has announced McAfee Secure School Suites and McAfee MVISION Mobile Advanced. These services will be provided exclusively to McAfee’s education customers to make sure they stay protected from cyber threats while using any device including Chromebooks.

These suites are designed to help educational institute perform better through a cloud-delivered and unified endpoint solution. It also reduces the total cost of operation and the reiterations required to keeping the students safe online.

Since remote learning has been made available to a large number of students across the globe, miscreants have shifted their attention towards virtual classrooms and learning devices. As per the McAfee Labs Threat Report, the education sector faced around 1,114% increase in cloud threats between the months of January and April. Schools that have limited technologies and personnel are more in need of cybersecurity protection.

McAfee has specifically designed this bundle to be affordable so that schools can purchase and implement it. McAfee Secure School Suite and McAfee MVISION allows schools to access the first and the only security solution that makes use of real-time on device detection to keep and eye on and protect Chromebooks, iOS and Android devices, laptops, and tablets.

The suite helps detect threats and vulnerabilities on devices, the networks that students are connected to, the websites they frequent and teh application they download. The suite comes with remediation capabilities, which allow users to revert the destructive effect of a ransomware attack by restoring lost files.

We’ve made it a priority to protect educational outcomes, especially during the back-to-school season when we’re all trying to adjust to a new way of learning,

Anand Ramanathan, vice president of product management, McAfee.

With McAfee Secure School Suites and McAfee MVISION Mobile Advanced, schools can protect the devices parents and teachers are utilizing in their classroom, regardless of whether they are online or not. This keeps teachers focused on what they do best—educating students in a safe and productive environment.

The suites can be managed through the McAfee MVISION ePolicy Orchestrator management console.

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