2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 15, 2011 7:38 PM by bbartrum

    Announcing Endpoint Encryption forPC version 6.1 Patch 2

      Announcing the availability of

      McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PCs v 6.1 Patch 2




      Available now, McAfee announces the release of McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PCs (EEPC) version 6.1 Patch 2. EEPC 6.1 Patch 2 provides a broad set of new features focused on improvements in management, security and performance.


      Key features include:



      • Easier patch Tuesdays by temporarily suspending preboot authentication until the various patches have been deployed
      • Better understanding of the organization’s security posture via improved information from logs
      • Customize a range of tasks like user and password management using EEPC scripting via ePO
      • Get new users started quicker by skipping the step of starting with an initial default password
      • Simplify the OS refresh process by eliminating the need to decrypt and re-encrypt the PC


      • For increased security, can optionally set policy based lockout of PCs to network resources if there’s been no recent check-in to the network/ePO
      • Supports forensics tools provided by EnCase. The EnCase solution must be purchased separately and at additional cost.
      • Can destroy all end-of-life recovery data on the management console for maximum, end-of-life, irreversible destruction of data

      Performance and Certification

      • Improved resume from hibernate performance
      • Submitted for both FIPS and CC certification


      EEPC 6.1 Patch 2 will be available on the Download Site via your Grant number.


      Best regards


      Anthony Merry

      Senior Product Manager

      Endpoint Encryption for PC


      Message was edited by: amerry on 13/10/11 14:46:27 CEST