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

Children look forward to Christmas, adults look forward to days off and cybercriminals look forward to tax season. The reason: tax returns are lucrative, rewarding targets that are becoming increasingly easy to steal. Unfortunately, one of the most stressful times of the year for hard working citizens is about to get even more stressful. The […]

The cybersecurity community is often relegated to the sides of popular culture. So when the entertainment industry decides to put hacking, or cybersecurity, into the limelight, the infosec community perks up. The community has been perking up a lot lately. Late last year, director Michael Mann released Blackhat, an action-thriller that sold itself as the […]

Sometimes a new technology comes along that’s so promising, so revolutionary, that, over time, future citizens consider the innovation to be commonplace. Take sliced bread for example. Sliced bread, you may be surprised to hear, wasn’t baked into the fabric of everyday life until 1928, when a man named Otto Rohwedder leveraged his device through […]

Every quarter Intel Security releases a report on the cybersecurity issues confronting consumers, business partners, and the public. Produced by McAfee Labs, the McAfee Labs Threats Report covers threats to both mobile and desktop devices. But, as you’ll soon see, the distinction between mobile and desktop threats is slowly becoming irrelevant thanks to three key […]

If there’s been one growing source of concern over the past year, it’s the explosion of corporate breaches. Businesses of all kinds, including major retailers, restaurant chains and banks have all suffered from the constant onslaught of attacks from cybercriminals. These attacks have illustrated one thing well: we’re not as secure as we ought to […]