The Channel logo


By | Drew Cullen 16th October 2006 17:56

McAfee opens data-theft snooping service

Bolt-on acquisition

McAfee, the US security software firm, has stumped up $20m cash for Onigma, a developer of data theft monitoring software.

This will form the basis of McAfee Data Loss Prevention, a new host-based service helping enterprises to spy on staff and contractors in case they leak company info or indulge in some intellectual property theft jiggery-pokery.

Also the service will help customers meet regulatory requirements for compliance and data protection, Onigma says. This help with the federal form-filling does not appear to extend to stock option declarations.

You want more on McAfee's new service? For canned quotes, turn this way. ®

alert Send corrections


Frank Jennings

What do you do? Use manual typwriters or live in a Scottish croft? Our man advises
A rusty petrol pump at an abandoned gas station. Pic by Silvia B. Jakiello via shutterstock

Trevor Pott

Among other things, Active Directory needs an overhaul
Baby looks taken aback/shocked/affronted. Photo by Shutterstock

Kat Hall

Plans for 2 million FTTP connections in next four years 'not enough'
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella


League of gentlemen poster - Tubbs and Edward at the local shop. Copyright BBC
One reselling man tells his tale of woe