SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, McAfee Corp., a global leader in online protection, announced a multi-year partnership with Telstra, the Australian telecommunications and technology leader, to provide comprehensive protection to protect privacy and consumer identity across activities, devices and locations. The partnership will provide new and existing Telstra customers with easy access to McAfee’s leading security solutions to deliver comprehensive security and privacy protection through its integrated suite of services including antivirus, parental controls, identity protection, secure VPN and more, to protect and secure multiple devices, including mobiles, PCs and laptops.
“Recent McAfee research found that 27% of Australians surveyed had reported attempted account theft and 23% had experienced financial account information leaks,” said Pedro Gutierrez, senior vice president of sales and global operations at McAfee. “As the proliferation of life online accelerates, we are delighted to partner with Telstra who demonstrate through this collaboration a commitment to innovation and to its customers by investing in new infrastructure and technologies that protect their mobile and broadband subscribers.”
McAfee’s integrated consumer security platform offers a wide range of mobile security solutions to protect customer privacy and identity while blocking attacks from viruses, malware, spyware and ransomware. This partnership allows Telstra customers to take advantage of these capabilities and protect against additional threats, including potential hacks, identity theft and broader gaps in online and mobile security, so they can live online with confidence.
“In today’s increasingly connected world, the risk of cyber threats continues to grow. To counter the risk, Telstra is committed to providing its customers with the security features needed to protect them online,” said Matthew O’Brien, Cybersecurity Manager and Group Owner at Telstra. “This partnership with McAfee contributes to our mission to build a safe and secure connected future where everyone can thrive, and further complements Telstra’s T25 ambition to extend our position as a network leader by delivering greater value to our customers. clients.
To enable device security, Telstra customers can simply go in-store, online or on their MyTelstra app. The full suite of supported McAfee features includes Virus/System Scan, Safe Browsing, Protection Center, Identity Protection, Password Manager, Parental Controls, Protection Score, and Secure VPN. All eligible Telstra customers can try Device Security for three months on Telstra, then automatically upgrade to $10/month after that.
McAfee Corp. is a global leader in online protection. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee’s solutions adapt to the needs of users in an always-online world, enabling them to live safely with integrated and intuitive solutions that protect their families and their communities with the right security at the right time. For more information, please visit https://www.mcafee.com.