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McAfee Debuts Journal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, today unveiled the debut issue of Sage, a semi-annual security journal designed to update and inform technical personnel and security executives on cutting-edge security topics to help them make more informed security decisions. The premier issue of Sage includes feature articles, op-eds and in-depth technical pieces by respected industry experts discussing compelling security topics, including the role of financial incentives in malware, the widespread adoption of open source philosophy and practices in malware development, and the effects of increasingly professional-grade malware.

“To stay ahead in today’s ever-shifting threat landscape, security experts and practitioners need a dedicated and timely outlet like Sage where they can discuss poignant and compelling security issues,” said Stuart McClure, senior vice president, global research and threats at McAfee, Inc. “Our premier issue takes a hard look at the supporting role of open source, how it has influenced a generation of malware and what that means for us as security professionals.”

The premier edition of Sage features in-depth analyses of many facets of open source, specifically:

  • Good Intentions Gone Awry: A look at how open source principles, as practiced in the malware-writing community, have affected the evolution of threats.
  • Money Changes Everything: How financial incentives and open source practices have changed the character and quality of malware and its development.
  • Building Better Bots: An examination of the impact that professional development methodologies are having on this particular type of malware and the implications and issues associated with their use.

McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE)