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

  Gamers are one of the largest communities on the internet. YouTube’s most subscribed channel caters to players, 100 million of them watch gameplay streaming on Twitch.tv every month, and Pokémon Go has just conquered the world. But this robust online presence has also sparked interest from another group: cybercriminals. Recently, the computer game Minecraft […]

Stories of inanimate objects coming to life are familiar to us. Movies such as Toy Story show the idea’s cultural weight, and Greek mythology on humans being morphed into objects show its history. But in today’s day and age, technology can make fairy tales seem real. What if the laptop, that familiar tool we use […]

Just as summer vacation season begins, Omni Hotels and Resorts reports that cybercriminals have attacked some of the chain’s point-of-sale systems. Like many similar attacks from last summer, cybercriminals used their skills to try and compromise payment card information. Omni reports that while payment card information was compromised, no additional customer information, such as contact […]

What can be more American than fast food? It’s hard to find one of us that has never picked up a juicy burger from a drive-through window. With credit cards in hand, we’re a nation that thrives on convenience, even when it comes to our food. Unfortunately, that means a large opportunity for cybercriminals who […]

Charles Strite, according to Lemelson-MIT, first introduced the modern toaster in 1926. It was, and remains to this day, a handy instrument for simultaneously warming two sides of a slice of bread before ejecting the finished product — toast — with a familiar springy *pop*. The device’s design was so successful that it has largely […]