Users of Verizon’s FiOS broadband service can expect improved security thanks to a partnership with McAfee. eSecurityPlanet has the details.
Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and security software vendor McAfee (NYSE: MFE) on Wednesday announced they will partner together to provide an upgraded version of Verizon Internet Security Suite (VISS) to more than 9 million FiOS Internet and high-speed broadband customers.
Company officials said Verizon is the only Internet service provider to offer broadband customers a combination of McAfee’s Internet Security tools, which includes McAfee Family Protection and SiteAdvisor technology, in a bundled Internet security suite.
“Our award-winning Windows Internet security suite now becomes even more powerful with world-class security technology from McAfee,” Eric Bruno, Verizon’s vice president for product management, said in a statement. “We’re excited to work with McAfee to provide VISS subscribers with an enhanced, robust security solution that simplifies online protection at home and in the small-business office.”