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.

We all, at one point in our lives, have felt the sting of being duped. Whether you donated to a less-than-legitimate charity, fell for one of last week’s better online April Fool’s jokes, or simply came to the realization that your precious child actually did steal the last cookie from the cookie jar, we’ve all […]

Passwords are hard. They can be long, they can be short and they can be filled with numbers, symbols and errant capitalizations. When you add multiple services into the mix, each demanding their own unique password, memorization becomes impossible. Worse yet, if a service is compromised, passwords can become useless. For those reasons, the security […]

If there’s one thing we can hardly afford to go without in today’s society, it’s data. Apps need updating, photos need Instagramming and, for the lost and confused, maps need to guide us step–by–step. All of this requires the vaporous medium of “data” to work. And that data, more often than not, is delivered over cellular […]

It’s mid-April and that means it’s time for the yearly Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). The report is one of the most exhaustive in the security industry, and analyzes data from 70 contributing partners (including Intel Security). It’s one of the clearest pictures we have of the previous year’s security incidents and breaches. And, […]

In October of 2000, we were introduced to the film “Pay It Forward.” The central idea of the heartwarming movie is that one good deed should beget three others, and the world will be a better place for it. That same idea is constantly at play in the cybersecurity world, but instead of good deeds, […]