Consumer, Mobile Security

The Top 5 Scariest Mobile Threats

Halloween has to be one of my favorite holidays of the year. Creative costumes, buckets of candy, and pumpkin spice lattes make All Hallows’ Eve a memorable event for people of all ages. But what I love most about Halloween is the traditions associated with it: pumpkin carving, trick or treating and bobbing for apples …

Life at McAfee

Conquering Fear at McAfee

By Radhika, Director of Global Consumer Product Marketing. With the U.S. school year beginning, I’ve been in touch with the jitters my three kids feel as they get their own “startup” energy going. This is especially true with my older son, who is starting college with plans to study bioengineering. He’s experiencing what anyone feels …

Mobile Security

Working 9 to 5 on Mobile Security

I love watching old movies, like the classic “9 to 5” and realizing how antiquated the tools used in the workplace are. Rolodexes, typewriters and fax machines – oh my! While devices like these were the standard of their time, technology has evolved, bringing in new equipment that allows employees to be more efficient, but …

Consumer, Mobile Security

Catch Phish If You Can

There are some movies you can watch over and over again. For me, it’s “Catch Me If You Can,” Steven Spielberg’s 2002 crime film based on the life of con artist, Frank Abagnale. Abagnale, portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio, poses as a variety of professions (a pilot, a doctor, and a lawyer) as he forges checks …

Consumer, Mobile Security

Get Schooled on Security

It’s hard to imagine what college would have been like if I had today’s technology in my arsenal. With spell check, search engines and online resources, meeting deadlines for my assignments would have been a breeze. Late nights in the library would have been condensed to a few quick clicks on the web, but at …

Consumer, Mobile Security

How to Navigate this Connected World

This blog was written in collaboration with Kishore Jotwani, Sr. Director of Marketing & Business Development for Intel’s Wireless Consumer Infrastructure Platforms and Bill Zhou, VP of product management, ARRIS.  Doors locked, windows shut, and alarm set. I should be safe… right? The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ever-growing force that makes my everyday life …

Español

Las contraseñas 123456 son cosa del pasado

Aunque sabemos que usar una contraseña segura es indispensable para estar protegidos en la web, ni siempre hacemos lo que decimos. Todos hemos pecado al usar el nombre de nuestra calle o el del nuestra primera mascota como contraseñas, y usado esa misma contraseña en todas nuestras cuentas en línea por pura practicidad. Y lo …

Português

123456 Não é uma senha segura em 2017

Todos sabemos que escolher uma senha segura é uma das melhores práticas para conseguir proteção na web, mas nem sempre seguimos essa recomendação. Que atire a primeira pedra quem nunca usou o primeiro endereço ou o nome do gato como senha, e, em nome da facilidade, usou essa mesma senha para diversas contas online. Podemos …

Mobile Security

How Using A VPN Could Save Your Summer

As summer inches closer, I begin to daydream about all the trips I’ll get to take with my family. However, whether our days are spent on the beach or walking around cities we’ve never explored, they all start the same: long-haul flights, airports, and hotels. While the Wi-Fi at the airport may claim to be …