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jickfoo
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Mcafee DE ?

Still trying to figure out just what this is. Is it Mcafee Managed Bitlocker ? Similar to MNE and Filevault ?

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Justin

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Reliable Contributor SafeBoot
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Re: Mcafee DE ?

MDE is the new name for EEPC (Endpoint Encryption for PCs). Strangely we went back to the SafeBoot naming convention (SafeBoot Drive Encryption, or SBDE) from 2005. 

The managed bitlocker/filevault is McAfee Native Encryption (MNE) 2.0

Message was edited by: SafeBoot on 7/18/14 3:32:56 PM EDT
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Re: Mcafee DE ?

Do I have to buy MDE ? I already own EEPC.

I wasnt aware that MNE did Bitlocker. I thought only Filevault.

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Re: Mcafee DE ?

MNE2 does bitlocker. MNE1.0 only Filevault.

If you are paying for support and maintanence, no. MDE is v7.1 of EEPC 7.0 etc. Just a name change.

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Re: Mcafee DE ?

Hello Justin

A document that may be of use is the very comprehensive DE FAQ that the engineering team created.  The article includes bookmarks to assist in the navigation of the document.

     KB79784 - FAQs for Drive Encryption 7.1. for details see https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB79784

Kevin

Sr Knowledge Analyst (Global Online Services)

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