Owners of Intel-based laptops and Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) are soon going to be able to load their machines with McAfee's suite of security and data encryption tools.

The mobile content security for MIDs will be based on the Intel Atom processor Z5XX series and Moblin-based software.

McAfee is also going to integrate its encryption tools with Intel's Anti-Theft Technology and Active Management Technology, which will mean that laptop and MIDs owners will have added protection if someone swipes their machine.

"In today's highly connected world, Intel takes mobile device security very seriously", said Pankaj Kedia, director of Global Ecosystem Programs in Intel Corporation's Ultra Mobility Group.

"Intel's low power technologies, in combination with McAfee's experience in security solutions, should enable a more robust and secure solution for our customers."