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.

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 […]

Nearly every automobile driver has some understanding of the ‘rules of the road,’ from using your seatbelt to signaling before changing lanes, and always giving pedestrians the right of way. But when asked about the rules of the Internet—don’t share passwords, don’t talk to strangers, and don’t download strange applications—not everyone is as familiar. As […]

United States tax records tell the story of your previous-year finances and contain some of your most sensitive personal data. For most of us, having these files in cybercriminals’ hands would be a nightmare. For more than 100,000 American households this tax season, it was a reality. A recent security incident involving the IRS application, […]

Cybercriminals gain access to our online data often, and for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, they like to do so unnoticed. But a new cybercrime trend is changing the game, bringing forth a more confrontational side of cybercriminals. It’s called ransomware, and it’s growing in popularity. Its mission is simple: lock down […]

As the popular saying goes, what goes up must come down. And if you’re on a flight, both elements should be done in a controlled manner. Thankfully, we have a lot of people working across industries to make sure that all flights take off and land safely — and that includes the cybersecurity industry. But […]