McAfee, Inc. is an American global computer security software company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. As of February 28, 2011, McAfee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel. McAfee’s competitors in the antivirus industry are Avira, BitDefender, BullGuard, F-Secure, Frisk, Kaspersky, Symantec, and Trend Micro to name a few.