Grant McDonald

Grant has 17 years of experience in a variety of IT technologies, 7 of which have been focused on data and endpoint security. His current focus is on the commercial and enterprise McAfee Endpoint Protection Suites. He is also a gamer, self-professing comic book nerd, and is an active Startup Weekend judge and mentor.
It’s the security weaknesses you don’t know about or the next zero-day threat that keeps most of us up at night. That’s why when it comes to testing for effectiveness against threats, it’s critical to look at how a defense works to combat current, real world samples. After all, you need to know how your ...
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When you think of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools, do you envision a CSI-style crime lab with dozens of monitors and people with eagle eye views of what their users and defenses are doing? For many, the idea of EDR seems like something for “the big players” with teams of highly trained people. This ...
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The AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research,  has given McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) a Top Product Award in their latest corporate Windows7 test. AV-Test evaluated the most recent version 10.5.3 of McAfee Endpoint Security and gave it a score of 17.5 out of ...
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Cyber-attacks continue to become more costly and sophisticated in nature and thus more challenging to do battle with. Especially given the growing attack surface and multiple vectors from a variety of sources waiting to wreak havoc.  Organizations need to stay one step ahead of cyber-criminals and evolve their approach in order to defend vital information ...
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