On July 31, 2008, Mc Afee announced it would acquire Reconnex, a maker of data protection appliances and software.Reconnex sold data loss prevention software, designed to prevent sensitive documents and data from leaving corporate networks.Nitro Security solutions reduce risk exposure and increase network and information availability by removing the scalability and performance limitations of security information management. a leading provider of database security, including vulnerability management, database activity monitoring, database audit, and virtual patching—which ensure databases are protected without impacting performance or availability.
The acquisition integrated Scan Alert's Hacker Safe service and Mc Afee's Site Advisor rating system to attack website security from both sides.
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Mc Afee was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1992.
Network Associates was formed in 1997 as a merger of Mc Afee Associates, Network General, PGP Corporation and Helix Software.
The company restructured in 2004, beginning with the sale of its Magic Solutions business to Remedy, a subsidiary of BMC Software early in the year.