Author: Peter Andrada

Peter Andrada Peter Andrada is Senior Engineer, Information Technology, at McAfee. In this role, he is responsible for executive support, special projects, technology evangelism, and teaching Online Safety to parents and kids. A 13-year veteran, Andrada joined McAfee in 2000 as desktop support Engineer for McAfee, where he helped lead the development of improved internal customer support, such as hosting "Innovation Hour" events and driving new technology projects. Most recently, he served as Senior Engineer in worldwide IT. Prior to joining McAfee, Andrada worked at Secure Computing Corporation. In his last position, he was the executive support IT Engineer and ran the IT support for APAC. Andrada lives in San Jose, California, with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing guitar, combative sports, running and his family.

I recently came across a term that was new to me–Anamorphic Illusions.   These illusions are visually incredible! And here I am on THE INTERNET (dun dun duuuuun!) looking up the definition of this word, even when I can plainly see by the artist’s work that it is both amazing and confusing. If you look up […]

As an educator of McAfee’s Online Safety program, and a parent of two, I felt the below infographic by SecureTeen worthy of sharing. This hits home. Read below for info on how to help your teen deal with peer pressure, as well as identify the signs of cyber bullying. I do not believe that either […]

When Online Safety Expert Taylor Tompkins and I speak with parents about how to keep their kids safe online we encounter these four types of parents.  Which one are you? Type 1:  Hopeless hapless  we are doomed!!!!! Defining traits: Overrun, intimidated “My kid has found out how to stream illegal movies from our home computer […]

I am STOKED that IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program today recognized the McAfee Cares – Online Safety for Kids program as a 2013 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change. The Computerworld Honors Program awards will be presented at the Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony on […]