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 …

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 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 …

Business

A Map of the Most Dangerous Sources of Cybercrime

This blog post was written by James Andrew Lewis, senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).  Now that 3 companies and 13 individuals from Russia have been indicted for U.S. election interference, the general American populace has insight into a problem that has been growing for years: Russia has little …

Consumer, Family Safety

Your Kids Are My Problem, Here’s Why

This post was written by Jessica Brookes Snow falls outside the large steamy windows at a popular coffee shop in the suburbs of London. It’s crowded with dogs, children, people on laptops, people on mobiles and people on another planet. At a corner table, two friends are talking about how much (or how little) they …

Life at McAfee

Why Republic Day of India Matters to Me and McAfee

By Smriti, HR Partner At McAfee, we love to recognize and celebrate the traditions and holidays observed by our employees around the world. With nearly 7,500 employees spanned across the globe, you can imagine just how many occasions we get to celebrate! This week, we happen to be celebrating one of my favorite national holidays …

Business

The Year Cybersecurity Made Primetime

Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital, the fictional hospital on the television drama “Grey’s Anatomy,” was suddenly brought to a halt Nov. 14 at the hands of ransomware. The No. 3 drama on broadcast television, a venerable franchise of 14 seasons and 300 episodes, reflected the harsh reality faced by many. WannaCry, Petya, and Equifax entered dinner table …

Business

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Boom, Attack Mining Marketplace NiceHash

We’re seeing it everywhere: Bitcoin is booming. The cryptocurrency’s value has shot up 181 percent the past month. Everyone seems to be scurrying to get in on the newest gold rush – especially cybercriminals. Last week, hackers carried out a “professional” attack against Slovenian-based bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash intended to capitalize on this trend. By conducting …