The ADT Corporation
and McAfee, a subsidiary of
), recently announced a collaboration to offer customers digital
protection from perceived threats. The partnership will form an
interconnected platform for protection of customers' digital and
physical domains from a centralized, easy-to-use portal.
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Initially, the tie-up will be introduced in ADT Pulse, a security
and automation solution that allows customers to monitor their
home or business security from any Web-enabled smartphone, tablet
or computer. McAfee LiveSafe service will be combined with ADT
Pulse to provide an additional layer of protection to a
customer's home or business. McAfee LiveSafe safeguards
consumers' data, identity and all of their digital devices.
Together, the companies will develop products for digital
protection. The users will now be safe from remote arming and
disarming of their home security systems, even if they misplace
or lose their mobile phones.
The two companies aim to raise awareness about new layered
security standards and practices that protect consumers' homes,
personal property, digital data and identities. McAfee's
partnership with ADT will help in protecting consumers' property
and information in a much more effective manner. This
collaboration is expected to redefine the next generation
security standard for the entire world.
Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., ADT offers electronic security
products along with interactive home and business automation as
well as monitoring services for residences and small businesses
in the U.S. and Canada.
ADT currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that also
look promising in the industry include
Nielsen Holdings N.V
McGraw Hill Financial, Inc
). Both of these stocks carry a Zacks Rank #2.