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.

If there’s been one growing source of concern over the past year, it’s the explosion of corporate breaches. Businesses of all kinds, including major retailers, restaurant chains and banks have all suffered from the constant onslaught of attacks from cybercriminals. These attacks have illustrated one thing well: we’re not as secure as we ought to […]

In nearly every science fiction movie made, there is at least one character that is part machine and part man. They are the cyborgs. Luke Skywalker has a mechanical hand; Robocop is, well, Robocop; and Geordi LaForge of Star Trek had a wearable visor that helps him see. They’re all reliant on technology to help […]

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our online profiles get hijacked. For a top executive at a major social media company, that time was Tuesday, when he lost control of his personal Twitter account. It wasn’t a hacker that stole the executive’s account, however—it was a spambot. Spambots are automated programs that send spam messages. And […]

Driverless technology, beyond making commutes shorter and more productive, could provide new levels of freedom for seniors and disabled people. It could also reinvent transportation, making cars safer and accident-adverse. But driverless cars can only achieve this potential if they’re secure. This brings us to a recent report published by Senator Edward J. Markey about […]

“Cause the players gonna play, play, play / And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate / Baby I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake / Shake it off. Shake it off” — Taylor Swift When your personal social media accounts are hacked and compromised, there’s little you can do but shake it off. And on Tuesday, […]