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

The holiday season is upon us, and for many its time to stock up on gifts. Seasonal sales are eagerly anticipated – so much so, that you may have both Black Friday and Cyber Monday highlighted on your calendars. So what should you know as you ready your wallet in the coming weeks? It turns […]

It’s that time of year again: the time for a gauntlet of ads, shopping trips, and crowds as we begin the holiday season. Like most years, gift-givers will be looking for the latest and greatest in toys and tech gadgets for those on their list. Many of these connect to the Internet or other devices, […]

Passwords today are problematic. They’re easily guessed, bypassed, stolen and, as far as securing things go, often bad at their job. Although it’s hard to beat the humble password when it comes to cheap, fast and convenient verification, it won’t always promise to be a secure solution. But have no fear. There are more secure, […]

Not too long ago I discussed a big change coming to your credit and debit cards—the Chip and PIN system. Overall, the change is a good one: it gives consumers credit cards armed with small, hard-to-copy computer chips and an updated, far more secure method of payment. But far more secure doesn’t mean it’s completely […]

Autonomous systems are doing wonders for us, whether it be in factory manufacturing or recommending where you go to get your next Pumpkin Spice latte. They’re freeing up time, producing more goods and sending us to those quaint little cafés that we may have never discovered otherwise. But our autonomy-based economy has a long way […]