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End of Life and End of Sale for Endpoint Encryption for PC 6.1.x and 6.2.x
Technical Articles ID:  KB78003
Last Modified:  1/28/2015

Environment

McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC 6.1.x and 6.2.x
 

Summary

This support statement is provided by the Product Management Team.
 

Intel Security extended the End of Life (EOL) dates for Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC) 6.1.x and 6.2.x. The revised EOL dates are:
  • On June 30, 2014, EEPC 6.1.x reached the EOL stage.
  • On September 30, 2014, EEPC 6.2.x reached the EOL stage.
Intel Security no longer provides technical support for these versions.



NOTE:
 Intel Security had originally announced the EOL dates as follows: On March 31, 2014, EEPC 6.1.x and 6.2.x will reach the EOL stage. 

EEPC 6.0.x reached EOL on December 31, 2012. For details, see KB75319.


Migrating to ePO management and Drive Encryption (DE) 7.1.x.
For details about the supported migration paths, see the DE 7.1.x supported environments article KB79422 and the FAQs article KB79784.


Customers requiring FIPS certification
Intel Security advises customers who require FIPS-compliant products to migrate to DE 7.1.1.

NOTE: FIPS compliance does not mean FIPS-certified. For FIPS-certified products, read the following section.

Customers requiring FIPS certification
Intel Security advises customers who require FIPS certification to migrate to DE 7.1.1, which incorporates the McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (kernel) and McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (user) that have completed the FIPS 140-2 validation process. To view the corresponding McAfee Core Cryptographic Module (MCCM) certificates, refer to the NIST website:

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