Executive Perspectives

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Executive Perspectives

Important Updates to DHS’s CDM Program Help Ensure Programs Effectiveness

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is a key component of the federal government’s cybersecurity posture. This important program provides real-time, continuous monitoring of federal networks while also auditing networks for unauthorized changes. While the CDM program has been a boon to the security ...

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Modernizing FedRAMP is Essential to Enhanced Cloud Security

According to an analysis by McAfee’s cloud division, log data tracking the activities of some 200,000 government workers in the United States and Canada, show that the average agency uses 742 cloud services, on the order of 10 to 20 times more than the IT department manages. The use of ...

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The Cybersecurity Playbook: Why I Wrote a Cybersecurity Book

This blog was written by Allison Cerra, McAfee’s former CMO. I ruined Easter Sunday 2017 for McAfee employees the world over. That was the day our company’s page on a prominent social media platform was defaced—less than two weeks after McAfee had spun out of Intel to create one of ...

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House Actions on Election Security Bode Well for 2020

As a U.S. cybersecurity company, McAfee supports legislation that aims to safeguard U.S. election security. After the 2016 election, McAfee sees the importance of improving and preserving election security; we even offered free security tools to local election boards prior to the 2018 elections and released educational research on how ...

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Expanding Our Vision to Expand the Cybersecurity Workforce

This blog was written by Candace Worley, McAfee’s former Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist. I recently had the opportunity to testify before Congress on how the United States can grow and diversify the cyber talent pipeline. It’s great that members of Congress have this issue on their radar, but ...

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A Robust Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Is Key To Our National Security

The Federal government has long struggled to close the cybersecurity workforce gap. The problem has continued to get worse as the number of threats against our networks, critical infrastructure, intellectual property, and the millions of IoT devices we use in our homes, offices and on our infrastructure increase. Without a ...

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McAfee Playing an Ever Growing Role in Tackling Disinformation and Ensuring Election Security

As Europe heads to the polls this weekend (May 23-26) to Members of the European Parliament (“MEPs”) representing the 28 EU Member States, the threat of disinformation campaigns aimed at voters looms large in the minds of politicians. Malicious players have every reason to try to undermine trust in established politicians, and ...

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Why AI Innovation Must Reflect Our Values in Its Infancy

This blog was written by Candace Worley, McAfee’s former Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist. In my last blog, I explained that while AI possesses the mechanics of humanness, we need to train the technology to make the leap from mimicking humanness with logic, rational and analytics to emulating humanness ...

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I am an AI Neophyte

This blog was written by Candace Worley, McAfee’s former Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist. I am an Artificial Intelligence (AI) neophyte. I’m not a data scientist or a computer scientist or even a mathematician. But I am fascinated by AI’s possibilities, enamored with its promise and at times terrified ...

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Celebrating Mother’s Day: How McAfee Supports Expecting & Working Mothers

Mother. It’s one of the best, hardest, most rewarding, challenging and unpredictable jobs a woman can have. As we approach Mother’s Day in the U.S, I’m reminded of the immense happiness motherhood brings me. I’m also reminded of my own mother. As a child, I distinctly remember watching her getting ...

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