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.

Cybercriminals gain access to our online data often, and for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, they like to do so unnoticed. But a new cybercrime trend is changing the game, bringing forth a more confrontational side of cybercriminals. It’s called ransomware, and it’s growing in popularity. Its mission is simple: lock down […]

As the popular saying goes, what goes up must come down. And if you’re on a flight, both elements should be done in a controlled manner. Thankfully, we have a lot of people working across industries to make sure that all flights take off and land safely — and that includes the cybersecurity industry. But […]

Every so often, I have the opportunity to be part of something big—and I don’t just mean large-scale industry events. I’m talking about initiatives for digital safety education, working to create a safer Internet for all. On Friday, May 15, I was invited to attend a surprise assembly hosted by Intel Security and Discovery Education […]

Every August, hackers and cybersecurity professionals from around the world gather in Las Vegas to trade tricks, tips and break things for fun and to help increase consumer security. The event is called “DefCon,” and this year’s event promises to be as great as usual with one particularly exciting new element: the Internet of Things […]

If The Beatles’ song “The Taxman” rings true, we are all employees of the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). I’m skeptical of that claim. Yes, this administration that gives every taxpayer’s heart a little stress test in mid-April employs a lot of people. No debate there. But the IRS is about to get a […]