Something quite interesting… looks like Intel will use McAfee to scan at the bit level with vPro.
In a statement, Intel said the acquisition reflects that security is now a fundamental component of online computing. Intel wants to bring computing security down to the chipset level, calling it “hardware-enhanced security,” and Intel will make security a strategic priority for the company alongside performance and energy-efficiency.
They say that McAfee will still act as its own company reporting to Intel’s Software and Services Group.
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