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 or

Last week brought some troublesome news, in which researchers discovered several flaws that compromise Apple security. While we don’t hear about it often, Apple devices can be hacked. But, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hacking Apple should soon be much more difficult. Here’s what’s going […]

Last week, Apple hosted its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, and announced new operating systems, iOS 9, Watch OS and OS X El Capitan, for their respective hardware platforms, the iPhone, the Apple Watch and Mac computers. Hidden in Apple’s new operating system, iOS 9, are several new security features, four […]

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a handful of data breaches at the nation’s leading retailers, restaurants, hobby shops and more. These breaches were typically due to cybercriminals’ hacking of companies’ point of sales systems. As the breaches grew in severity, companies’ internal cybersecurity efforts within these industries thankfully increased, leading to a decrease […]

Nobody likes to update their software. We’ve all been faced with those annoying pings, beeping alerts, and the awkward period of getting used to new settings and reentering passwords. With technology, it seems the second we get used to something, it’s time for a new, updated version. However, these updates are becoming more critical than […]

Each year at their annual conference, the Cause Marketing Forum recognizes businesses and nonprofits for overall excellence in cause marketing. I’m proud to congratulate my colleagues and our partners, who just received a Golden Halo Award for their work in educating children about safe practices on the Internet. The Intel Security Digital Safety program was […]