McAfee Announces End of Sale (EOS) and End of Life (EOL) for Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC) 5.2.x

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    Dear Customers,


    On December 31, 2014, EEPC 5.2.13, 5.2.12 and 5.2.6 will reach the EOS stage, as of this date this product will not on be available for purchase.


    On June 30, 2016, EEPC 5.2.13, 5.2.12 and 5.2.6 will reach the EOL stage as of this date McAfee will no longer provide technical support for these versions.    

    NOTES:

    For details about the supported Drive Encryption (DE) 7.1.x migration paths, see the DE 7.1.x supported environments article KB79422 and the FAQs article KB79784.

    Migrating to ePO Management and EEPC 7.0 / DE 7.1
    EEPC 5.2.1 and later can migrate directly to EEPC 7.0 and ePO management. As of the release of McAfee Drive Encryption (MDE) 7.1, the only legacy EEPC versions that will be supported for a direct migration will be EEPC 5.2.6 or 5.2.12 and later.


    Customers Requiring FIPS Compliance

    McAfee advises customers who require FIPS compliant products to migrate to Drive Encryption (DE) 7.1.1.

    NOTE: FIPS compliance does not mean FIPS certified. For FIPS certified products, read the following section.

    Customers Requiring FIPS Certification
    McAfee advises customers who require FIPS certification to upgrade to DE 7.1.1, which incorporates the McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (kernel) and McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (user) that have completed the FIPS 140-2 validation process. To view the corresponding McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (MCCM) certificates, refer to the NIST website:

     

    http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2014.htm#2223

    http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2014.htm#2239

     

    Thanks and best regards

     

    Stuart Bayliss


    Group Product Manager
    McAfee Drive Encryption (MDE)

    Management of Native Encryption (MNE)