The recent OS X 10.9.2 update fixes a persistent Safe Mode bug for some, but there are alternative approaches to this issue for those still affected.
The strategy to bundle SafeBoot's full-disk encryption into McAfee's PC security software is a sound one, but it's still hard to justify the $350 million sale price.
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A process needed to troubleshoot many Mac OS X 10.5.3 issues.
In this growing global recession, the security company may be one company that is able to swim against the tide.
Large organizations are no longer willing to gamble with lost or stolen laptops; soon laptops will come with encrypting hard drives as standard.
Through acquisitions like Secure Computing, McAfee is surrounding its existing franchises with additional complementary pieces.
With its culture of secrecy, Apple seems to prefer one-off deals. But regardless of how it decides to encrypt iPhones, it will need to work with major management vendors.
So much for business slowing down in the summer. Brocade, McAfee, and others are forking over cash in an effort to scale up.
Given the slew of privacy regulations and publicly disclosed breaches, laptop encryption is now a must-have.