Author: Gary Davis

Gary Davis Gary Davis is Chief Consumer Security Evangelist. Through a consumer lens, he works closely with internal teams to drive strategic alignment of products with the needs of the security space. Gary also oversees Intel Security online safety education to educate businesses and consumers by distilling complex security topics into easily understandable and actionable advice. During his 5+ years at Intel Security, he has held leadership roles in the consumer and enterprise divisions where he has helped shape various product portfolios and strategic direction along with advocating for cybersecurity education. Gary has appeared on multiple business, security and consumer lifestyle broadcast outlets, including CBS News, CNBC, FOX News, Bloomberg, WSJ MoneyBeat and several Bay Area television stations; and quoted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine, CNN, Forbes, TIME Magazine, LA Times, Huffington Post, MSNBC, PC Magazine, CNET, CSO Magazine, and PC World. He is a sought-after speaker discussing the state of and trends in digital security. Prior to joining McAfee, he held senior management positions for more than 15 years in technology companies. Gary serves on the board of directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Twitter: @garyjdavis. / McAfee Blog. For media requests, please contact kim_eichorn@mcafee.com or chris_palm@mcafee.com.

Every dog has its day, and for data privacy that day is January 28, 2015. What the average person may consider just another Wednesday is an important day for those of us in the cybersecurity community. Data Privacy Day is the perfect reminder of the need to educate and safeguard both businesses and consumers alike. And […]

The past week has been an exciting one for cyber security announcements. On Tuesday, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, in which he briefly mentioned his proposals for a more secure future. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced a bevy of new projects, including its new operating system, Windows 10. Windows 10 is the […]

Director Michael Mann’s cyber-thriller, Blackhat, opened in theaters this weekend, and promised to be the most realistic portrayal of cybersecurity to date. So, of course, I just had to get down to my local theater and see it for myself. For those of you unfamiliar with the terminology, blackhat is a name derived from hacker […]

If there was one thing the United States collectively learned in 2014, in a very painful way, it was this: education and awareness about cybersecurity needs to improve. After the deluge of credit card breaches, online storage hijackings and embarrassing leaks, it’s become apparent that the collective understanding of security and how to enjoy a […]

Early last week, Gogo Inflight, a provider of in-flight Internet access for airlines, caught a lot of headlines for a practice that can only be summarized in one word: bad. The company is accused of, and admits to, tampering with the communications of its customers and web servers across the world. Gogo claims it did this […]