As the Vice President of content operations and assessment, Lynda is responsible for ensuring McAfee’s cybersecurity products have high efficacy and detection rates while keeping customers safe from the latest threats. She leads a global team that ensures all new detections are swiftly identified and solutions released quickly. Prior to this role, Lynda led a global team of senior technical engineers that brought McAfee’s future to life through innovative strategies and prototypes. Lynda also spent over two decades with Intel Corporation holding numerous technical and leadership positions. A respected expert in her field, she has two patents and won the Intel Achievement Award, the Intel Software Quality Award, and the Society of Women Engineers Emerging Leader and Fellow Awards. Lynda holds a BS in computer science and is a valued industry conference speaker. She has a passion for coaching, growing, and developing technical leaders and remains active in community outreach programs for the Society of Women Engineers.

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Are You Prepared for Cybersecurity in the Boardroom?

Corporate boards have many dimensions of responsibility. Cybersecurity can be one of the most nuanced and important areas of focus for a board, but not all board members are well versed in why and what they need to care about related to cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is a board level topic for ...

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COVID-19 – Malware Makes Hay During a Pandemic

Special thanks to Prajwala Rao, Oliver Devane, Shannon Cole, Ankit Goel and members of Malware Research for their contribution and monitoring of related threats As COVID-19 continues to spread across the world, it is no surprise that malware authors are exploiting the pandemic. McAfee recently released blogs around Covid-19 related ...


McAfee earns a Top Product Award from AV-Test!

McAfee achieved a near perfect score of 17.5 for both McAfee Internet Security (MIS) 20.8, and McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) 10.5.3, in the areas of protection, performance and usability in the latest round of testing from AV-Test. The AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields ...


Cyber Storm: Strengthening Cyber Preparedness

This past April, McAfee employees joined with more than 2000 members of the private industry, federal government, and international partners to participate in a three-day cyber exercise called Cyber Storm, led by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The goal of the exercise was to simulate discovery and response to ...


Your New Cybersecurity Tools Are Already Aging – We Can Help

In the booming industry of cybersecurity, we see increasing numbers of threats all the time. Here’s one that puts things in perspective: Since 2015 we have seen the number of new malware reported quarterly has more than doubled. In Q1 2017, our research discovered there were 244 new threats every ...

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