A basic but effective mobile protection application
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 08, 2018

A basic but effective mobile protection application

Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with McAfee Mobile Data Protection

McAfee Mobile Data Protection is a security suite that has been used to help our end users manage the security of their mobile devices. It is used across the organization. Its primary usage is for security and data protection. It is also utilized for secondary utilities like data erasure, battery optimization, and malware detection.
  • The program does well with virus and malware scanning abilities.
  • It also has a unique anti-theft feature that can help secure mobile devices.
  • The program offers multiple privacy roles that allows sharing of different levels of access to applications.
  • The program could use some improvement in its setup and installation process.
  • Another area needing improvement could be its interactive interface.
  • Perhaps a learning tutorial or guide could be added to the application.
  • McAfee Mobile Data Protection provides a fairly easy and low cost security measure for providing basic to medium security for mobile devices. While not perfect, it does it basic job fairly well.
  • The program may require a bit of a learning curve for some end users with its interface and installation processes. This may require some additional training or support.
  • The program lacks some of the more advanced data protection abilities found in other competitor products. The result may be a need for additional security applications.
McAfee Mobile Data Protection offers basic security measures for mobile computing devices without a high cost or extensive training. However, it also may lack some needed features such as data encryption utilized by other products. While its interface is not perfect, it is easier to learn than more feature robust products on the market.
The program really excels at basic mobile protection against malware and viruses. It offers some unique features as its anti-theft application that can help keep mobile devices from being used by unauthorized users. It works well when providing basic security for mobile devices out in the field or in remote work situations. However, it companies may need more extensive or additional security applications to ensure adequate protection.