Author: Gary Davis

Gary Davis Vice President, Global Consumer Marketing Gary is the worldwide marketing lead for McAfee Consumer, Mobile and Small Business. In this role he oversees the strategies and plans for McAfee's routes to market (Partner, Direct and Retail). Gary is primarily responsible for optimizing the McAfee Consumer business for success and ensuring marketing superiority for McAfee's consumer products around the world. He closely follows cybersecurity news and technology topics to help educate consumers and businesses about the latest threats and the tools to help protect them. Gary is considered an online security expert frequently discussing new security threats and trends with the press. He has been interviewed by several business, security and lifestyle media, including appearances on CNBC, NBC Bay Area, ABC Bay Area News, CBS San Francisco, FOX San Francisco and ABC radio network; and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, TIME Magazine, MSNBC, PC Magazine, CNET, PC World, CSO Magazine, PC World and many others. Gary is an active contributor on the McAfee Blog and Twitter, most notably on @McAfeeConsumer, and has published several security related articles. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens. Prior to joining McAfee, Gary worked in marketing and product management for 17 years, including more than a decade in executive management. During this time he developed and implemented successful global strategies and plans to achieve high-revenue growth, improved profitability, and sustained customer value for security, social networking, B2C and B2B companies. For media requests, please contact

If middle school history taught us the adage, “Beware the Greeks bearing great gifts,” then today’s Internet-based culture might translate to “Beware the websites bearing great files.” Especially if you’re a Mac user with a Bitcoin wallet. The reason: researchers recently found a Trojan—a malicious program hidden inside a downloaded file—targeting Apple users who both […]

For many, the notion of a flying drone conjures an image of an unmanned airborne military surveillance machine, or a high-flying courier sent to deliver your latest Amazon purchase. As a developing technology, the threat of drones being used for cybercriminal sabotage (especially on civilians, such as you and I) seems distant—but it might not […]

Gmail users beware: a very convincing, very deceitful, phishing scam has been making its way around the Internet. The scam targets Google Doc and Google Drive users with a lookalike login page designed to steal your username and password. With 425 million active monthly Gmail users, these “phishermen” have cast quite a large net. Before […]

With more followers than Barack Obama, Justin Bieber’s Twitter account is the second most followed in the world. Unfortunately for him—and his 50 million followers—that means he is a prime target for cybercriminals looking for a large network through which to spread their spam. Earlier this week, scammers operating in Indonesia successfully hacked into Bieber’s […]

If there is one thing that has become glaringly obvious over the course of this past year, it’s that the little things—our technologically connected conveniences—are more vulnerable than ever. The findings of the McAfee Labs™ Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013, compiled by our global research team, McAfee Labs, echoes that sentiment. As mobile devices become […]