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

Five years ago, when we joined with Intel, we made a few predictions on the future of security. We predicted that the confluence of more users, data, devices and cloud networks would drive more attacks and new malware. We called it the “perfect security storm,” and it arrived sooner and stronger than we anticipated. How […]

Our judicial system can move at tectonic speeds. It’s slow and grinding, but constant and binding. So when that system comes into contact with another moving in the opposite direction, at an almost constant force, a lot of pressure builds up. Eventually, that pressure creates an event of seismic proportions. For online businesses and organizations […]

These past weeks have not been kind to those seeking privacy for conducting illicit activities. The Ashley Madison hack came to a head with 9.7 gigabytes (GB) of private data and company communications being released online for all to see. The fallout is ongoing, and many are left wondering how the data was published. It was […]

The credit card is a powerful tool — it’s thin, portable, and, thanks to a small magnetic strip on the back of the card, gives you immediate access to credit or cash at a moment’s notice. While the concept of credit and charge cards has been around for ages in various forms, it wasn’t until […]

Every sport has its season. For e-sports, electronic video games played competitively by professionals for big money, that season is now. The International, a tournament for players of Defense of the Ancients (Dota) 2, is unfolding in Seattle, Washington this week. The game can be best described as a sort of mix between “capture-the-base” and […]