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 served on the board of directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Twitter: @garyjdavis. / McAfee Blog. For media requests, please contact craig.sirois@intel.com or mary.salvaggio@intel.com

Users don’t always have it easy when it comes to online security. Beyond the plethora of passwords, usernames, security questions and websites to remember, you still have to be on guard for malicious application and programs. Now you can add the security of obscure, but critical, technologies to that list. 60 Minutes recently published a […]

If there’s one topic that has the security community excited, and hopeful at the same time, it’s the Internet of Things—also known as IoT. It’s a catch-all name for devices that are connected to the Internet for a variety of reasons—usually analytics and automation. But the security community isn’t excited about IoT because of its […]

Mystery shopping can be exhilarating. It’s almost like the life of a spy, as you send secret details back to an elusive source, while they pay for every luxury. But it’s not all glamorous. While many mystery shopping gigs are indeed legitimate, participants can sometimes become victims of double-crossing, targeted by criminals seeking to rob […]

Imagine if every time you asked a friend for a favor, they outsourced it to someone else. Ask a family member to watch your house, and they hire a friend. That colleague covering a task for you? She’s asked another person to do it, and given them the information they need to do so. When […]

We all like to be in the loop, especially when it comes to the news. Facebook notifications, news channels, and a smorgasbord of competing media conspire to bring us the latest, on-demand information we crave. But there’s a critical issue with our addiction to breaking news: this demand, especially from trusted resources, can lull us […]