Business

Take a Holistic Approach to Reviewing Security Strategy

The first step in building a culture of security in an organization is embedding it into your vision and values. Creating a foundational commitment to security among all employees establishes a strong first line of defense. With that in place, the next step is reviewing each area of the business to ensure you’re walking the …

Business

Security is Not a One-Person Job

Pharmacy benefits management company Prime Therapeutics is responsible for the safety of personal health information for more than 27 million Blue Cross Blue Shield members nationwide. As employees and systems handle this sensitive data in daily interactions with Blue Cross Blue Shield, pharmacists, Medicare and Medicaid and employees, a reliable defense system is critical. With …

Life at McAfee

All Work and No Play? Not at McAfee!

By Srinidhi, Software Quality Engineer There’s more to life than work.   It’s a commonly held and often stated view, but companies that take it to heart are few and far between. McAfee is one of those few.  Well known as an industry leader, the creator of powerful security technologies and solutions, McAfee also believes it is …

Life at McAfee

How My McAfee Internship Launched My Career

By: Ruby, Digital Media Specialist It’s often assumed that interns are usually college undergraduates with a temporary assignment. I’m an exception to the rule in both respects. I started as a McAfee intern while I was a part-time graduate MBA student at Santa Clara University. Through my internship, I secured a full-time position on McAfee’s …

Business

Taking the Robot out of the Human

This blog post was written by Nick Viney. Artificial intelligence, or simply AI, was merely a dream a number of years ago – now, not only are we seeing it become more common in our everyday lives, it’s beginning to be a very hot topic amongst businesses. Last year, the Boston Consulting Group and MIT Sloan …

Life at McAfee

How I Wear My #McAfeePride

By: Keyeon, Business Development Representative Imagine if you felt like you had to keep a secret from everyone you know, because if you told someone, then you might lose family, friends, healthcare coverage, money or worse, your dignity. Being open at work can be a challenge. No one wants to feel that their job is …

Consumer

Play The Game – Tips and Tricks for Safe Online Gaming

This blog was written by Jessica Brookes. When I was child, gaming was all joysticks and arcades. Now, it’s all about hyper realistic graphics, immersive experience and above all, playing online against players from all over the world. Since the early 2000s, we’ve seen online gaming grow into a worldwide phenomenon, increasing hugely in popularity …

Business

Securing the vulnerabilities of working from home

This blog post was written by Nick Viney. With more and more businesses offering employees the opportunity to work outside of the office, it’s no surprise that IT departments are becoming increasingly nervous about the dangers of remote working. As this method of boosting staff morale becomes common, sensitive company data has the potential to …

Life at McAfee

A Field Trip to McAfee’s World of Cyber

By: Amanda Steger, Senior Director & Sandra Chin, Engineering Operations Manager Educating the next generation of cybersecurity heroes has always been a passion of ours – it’s one of the many values we share with McAfee. Between McAfee’s Online Safety Program (teaching online safety in the community), Global Community Service Day (a day dedicated to …

Life at McAfee

My Global Internship Experience

By: Madeleine Human Resources, Intern Picture this: approaching the end of your double degree, applying for internships and work experience in your field of choice – Human Resources – but being rejected due to your inexperience in the corporate world. All you have to offer potential employers is a promise to work as hard as …

Life at McAfee

Global Community Service Day 2018: Together for good

By: Emily, Communications Program Manager When I finished college, I went to work for the same nonprofit youth sports organization where I tried volleyball, basketball and other sports growing up. The keyword is ‘try,’ because, let’s face it – I was bad at sports. All coaches for the organization were – and still are – …

Consumer, Mobile and IoT Security

McAfee Safe Connect, Two Gold Award Winners of 2018 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards®

On February 28th, Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards presented their 2018 award winners. We are humbled to have received two golds in the Product or Service Excellence of the Year — Security Information and Website & Web Application Security for McAfee Safe Connect. Product Overview: McAfee Safe Connect is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) that helps users …

Life at McAfee

How Do You #PressForProgress?

By Marty, Regional Sales Director March 8th marks the 108th year the world has celebrated International Women’s Day. During those years women won the right to vote, according to the Department of Labor women now account for 47% of the US workforce and control over $20 trillion in worldwide spending[1]. Still, recent reports indicate economic …