Melissa Gaffney is a member of the digital marketing team at McAfee. She has six years of experience in a variety of enterprise technologies, three of which have been focused on security.

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Enterprise

RSA 2020 – See You There!

It’s that time of year again—security companies are starting to gear up for the RSA Conference in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Known as one of the world’s largest security conferences, RSA attracts around 42,000 attendees, including 700 speakers, and hosts more than 550 sessions. This year, RSA organizers are adding ...

Enterprise

2019 Recap: A Year to Remember

Working Even Harder To End the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage The term “skills gap” is all too familiar to those in the cybersecurity industry. A recent ISACA survey found only 18% of respondents said they believed the cybersecurity skills gap will be mostly or entirely filled during the upcoming decade, while ...

Enterprise

Ransomware: The Digital Plague that Still Persists

Ransomware began its reign of cyber terror in 1989 and remains a serious and dangerous threat today. In layman’s terms, ransomware is malware that employs encryption to lock users out of their devices or block access to critical data or files. A sum of money, or ransom, is then demanded ...

Enterprise

Top 5 Highlights from MPOWER 2019

Fellow security experts gathered at MPOWER 2019 to strategize, network, and learn about the newest and most innovative ways to ward off advanced cyberattacks. This year’s attendees had a special opportunity to hear from cybersecurity thought leaders as they shared their insights on our ever-changing industry. The latest applications, workload ...

Enterprise

Countdown to MPOWER 2019: Survival Guide

This year, we’re excited to host the 12th annual MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit at the ARIA in Las Vegas, where fellow security experts will strategize, network, and learn about the newest and most innovative ways to ward off advanced cyberattacks. With the show nearly upon us, I’m sharing a “survival guide” ...

Enterprise

Black Hat 2019: Q&A with McAfee

Now in its 22nd year, Black Hat is an information security event showcasing the latest research, newest technology, scariest threats, and biggest trends. Around 19,000 security professionals will be taking over Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay during the six-day event. Before the security world convenes the first week in August, I ...

Life at McAfee

The 2019 Job Seeker & The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

In today’s ever-changing job market, job seekers and employers alike are under a great deal of pressure. Those looking for their next career move are focusing on what’s required to land a great role with competitive compensation and room for growth in an exciting field. And employers are seeking a ...

Enterprise

Don’t Hesitate When Transforming Your Business

Transformation is a popular buzz word in the tech industry. The market is full of companies promising to be the change your business needs to help it transform into the best player in its category. Many companies that have been around for a decade or more believe they’ve already transformed ...

Cloud Security

Cloud 101: Navigating the Top 5 Cloud Management Challenges

Cloud management is a critical topic that organizations are looking at to simplify operations, increase IT efficiency, and reduce costs. Although cloud adoption has risen in the past few years, some organizations aren’t seeing the results they’d envisioned. That’s why we’re sharing a few of the top cloud management challenges ...

Cloud Security

Test Your Knowledge on Cloud Adoption and Risks

Our data lives in the cloud, and nearly a quarter of it requires protection to limit our risk. You won’t be able to get far in your transformation to the cloud without learning the sources of cloud data risk and how to circumnavigate them. In our latest Cloud Adoption and ...

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