Author: David Bull

David Bull Senior Product Marketing Manager David Bull oversees the messaging, positioning, packaging and pricing of McAfee’s Web and Email protection technologies, including both SaaS and on-premises form factors. With over 13 years of experience with both enterprise and SMB focused software, David joined McAfee through the acquisition of Secure Computing in 2008, where he held product management and product marketing positions driving the Unified Threat Management (UTM) product line. Prior to McAfee, David spent seven years in the enterprise content management space at Stellent (acquired by Oracle in 2006), serving in the sales, product marketing, and product management groups. He feels that one of the most rewarding and informative experiences within the security industry are engaging directly with current and potential McAfee customers and partners. David lives in the Denver, CO area and holds a B.S. in engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Colorado Christian University.

Phishing attacks exploit the often weakest link in cyber defense—human behavior. Bypassing our best judgment can be as simple as creating urgency with a fake bank notice, or complex as assuming the persona of a known business partner – just to steal our information. Numerous high-profile breaches such as the theft of credit card data […]

If there’s one term that can make a CISO squirm whenever mentioned, it’s “Shadow IT.” After all, when tasked with securing an enterprise-scale network, most CISOs frown on business units and employees procuring their own tech solutions — like Dropbox, Flickr, or Gmail — without notifying IT for proper vetting. But that discomfort isn’t stopping […]

“Shadow IT” is stepping out into the light of day. Business users are eagerly embracing the cloud and especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in search of cost-effective productivity tools for file sharing and storage, collaboration, social media, and anything else that makes them more effective on the job. But the problem is these well-intentioned, hardworking employees are […]

Targeted email attacks, often known as spear phishing, are one of the most prevalent threats to businesses today. The nature of these attacks makes them difficult to detect – many are sent to just to one or a handful of contacts in a chosen company. Even more so, the emails themselves are often so convincing […]

Online applications have taken over a significant portion of our lives, for better or worse. We spend time in browsers and mobile apps, both for leisure and productivity on a daily basis. Think about the last time you watched a video on YouTube. Was it last week, yesterday, or 15 minutes ago? Cloud-based storage and […]