Author: Lianne Caetano

Lianne Caetano Director, Mobility Product Marketing Lianne Caetano currently serves as Director of Product Marketing at McAfee. She brings over 20 years of experience to this role, having worked in a strategic marketing capacity for top tier high tech companies since 1989. Prior to joining McAfee, Lianne was the senior product marketing manager for Nokia’s Ovi services line. While at SiBEAM, Lianne had a dual role as Director of Marketing for SiBEAM and Executive Director for the WirelessHD standards consortium. Lianne served as the Product Line Manager for Netgear's first 802.11 wireless and VPN security product lines. Previously, Lianne was the Director of Product Marketing at Filanet Corporation, a manufacturer of Linux-based Internet appliances purchased by uRoam in 2002. She also held several positions at 3Com including Senior Product Marketing Manager for both the Home Networking and the U.S.Robotics 56K Desktop Modem group, where she managed the strategic direction for products, pricing, promotions and channels of distribution. Prior to joining U.S. Robotics, she held positions at Apple Computer, Inc. in Sales, Channel Marketing and Communications. Lianne graduated with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.

Throughout the past year, many mobile messaging apps have come under fire for inherent security vulnerabilities. This month, WhatsApp (one of the largest globally used messaging apps) has gone to great lengths to ensure users’ personal data is protected. Their recent deployment of end-to-end encryption, one of the largest to date, poses the question: is […]

Cookies, while delicious to eat, are not quite always as scrumptious when found online. One type of cookie comes to mind that neither you nor your device will want to consume – I’m talking about ‘perma-cookies.’ Perma-cookies, also known as super-cookies, are used to help marketers create more targeted ads based on a user’s browsing […]

Hands up! Law enforcement agencies want you to pay for your crimes—but wait, what crimes did you commit? While your record may be squeaky clean, this malicious Android app sure isn’t and its makers are doing everything they can to extort money from consumers. I’ve discussed mobile apps that attempt to steal money from users […]

In today’s increasingly connected society, heaps of new mobile apps are cropping up every day. It no longer takes a technical degree or programming background to create and deploy a mobile app. Android is well known for being an open and accessible platform that any mobile app developer can use. With this reputation in mind, […]

Shame on you! We’ve all seen a good public shaming in the form of celeb gossip or a scorned ex online, but shaming apps with lax security? That’s something new…. Software engineer, Tony Webster, got fed up with a number of mobile app developers not taking security seriously enough—just look at Snapchat being under fire […]