McAfee to acquire Secure Computing for $465 million

McAfee the world's No. 2 security software maker, said on Monday it plans to buy Internet security company Secure Computing Corp (SCUR.O) for $465 million in cash. The move gives McAfee a suite of software, services and hardware products to protect hackers from getting past the perimeters of computer networks. McAfee Chief Executive Dave DeWalt said […]

McAfee the world's No. 2 security software maker, said on Monday it plans to buy Internet security company Secure Computing Corp (SCUR.O) for $465 million in cash.

The move gives McAfee a suite of software, services and hardware products to protect hackers from getting past the perimeters of computer networks. McAfee Chief Executive Dave DeWalt said the purchase will help round out McAfee's line of products that help protect business networks. The company is best known for anti-virus software for PCs.

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