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    McAfee is a cybersecurity company that provides the latest virus alerts and analysis of new malware, network security threats, and web vulnerabilities. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away.

    HQSanta Clara, US
    Employee Ratings3.4

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Jan 2019)9,309(-2%)
    Job Openings355

    Key People/Management at McAfee

    Chris Young

    Chris Young

    John Giamatteo

    John Giamatteo

    President and Chief Revenue Officer, Enterprise Business Group
    Michael Berry

    Michael Berry

    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    Ash Kulkarni

    Ash Kulkarni

    Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Enterprise Business Group
    Terry Hicks

    Terry Hicks

    Executive Vice President, Consumer Business Group
    Steve Grobman

    Steve Grobman

    Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
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    McAfee Office Locations

    McAfee has offices in Santa Clara, Gualala, Barton, Melbourne and in 37 other locations
    Santa Clara, US (HQ)
    2821 Mission College Blvd
    Barton, AU
    18 National Circuit
    Melbourne, AU
    Level 33 360 Collins St
    North Sydney, AU
    20 201 Miller St
    Wien, AT
    11 Wienerbergstraße
    Kontich, BE
    31 Veldkant
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    McAfee Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date


    Time since last funding

    28 years ago

    McAfee investors

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    McAfee Operating Metrics

    McAfee's Customers was reported to be 97.9 k in Jan, 2018.
    Jul, 2017Jan, 2018


    378 m462 m


    112 k97.91 k


    130 137

    Patents and Patent Applications

    800 1.30 k
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    McAfee Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    NanoSec CoAugust 08, 2019
    TunnelBearMarch 08, 2018
    Skyhigh NetworksNovember 27, 2017
    StonesoftMay 06, 2013
    NitroSecurityOctober 04, 2011
    SentrigoMarch 23, 2011
    tenCubeJuly 30, 2010
    Trust DigitalJune 08, 2010
    MX LogicJuly 30, 2009$140 m
    Solidcore SystemsMay 15, 2009$47 m
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    McAfee Online and Social Media Presence

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    McAfee News and Updates

    New alliance including IBM, McAfee launches to bring interoperability to cybersecurity products

    A new cybersecurity alliance of 14 leading companies launched today with a pledge to bring interoperability and data-sharing across cybersecurity products The Open Cybersecurity Alliance consortium, founded under the OASIS open standards and open source group, includes a raft of companies: IBM Corp…

    Bitcoin bull and former fugitive John McAfee poked fun at Warren Buffett lunch winner Justin Sun to promote his latest venture

    John McAfee promoted a mysterious new venture on Twitter by poking fun at Justin Sun's habit of hyping future announcements. The eccentric bitcoin bull and antivirus software tycoon shared a mock up of the Tron and BitTorrent CEO wearing a "Tron: Legacy" suit with the tagline, "Announcing the Anno…

    McAfee Explains ‘Rationale’ For Why He Still Sees $1 Million Bitcoin By 2020

    In 2017, the founder of what became one of the world’s top software security companies, McAfee Associates, predicted bitcoin would hit a price of $1 million dollars per bitcoin by the end of the year 2020. His reasoning for such a price tag lies in bitcoin’s total supply, as well as logic.

    40 pc Indians feel controversial social media content may get them fired: McAfee

    Interestingly, more than a quarter of Indian respondents admitted to only deleting posts after a crisis, and 25.7 percent 'confessed' to posting negative content about their current workplace.

    McAfee CEO Chris Young Contemplates The Future Of Cyber Security

    Chris Young has been in the cyber security industry for a quarter of a century, having been an entrepreneur in the space, having run security businesses units within Intel, Cisco, and AOL, and now as the CEO of McAfee. In this interview, he describes how he stays current in a rapidly evolving field.

    Morgan Stanley, BofA hired for McAfee IPO: Bloomberg

    McAfee has hired Morgan Stanley and Bank of America for an IPO that is slated for later this fall, Bloomberg reported. McAfee is backed by Intel as well as PE firms TPG and Thoma Bravo.
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    McAfee Blogs

    TLS 1.3 and McAfee Web Gateway

    With the introduction of TLS 1.3 in 2018, IETF’s goal was (and is) to make the Internet a safer and more secure place. Legacy technologies such as the RSA key exchange have been phased out now. Replacing it is a much safer Diffie-Hellman key exchange. There are two main benefits to this method: not…

    Could a Streaming Device Help Hackers Hijack Your TV?

    Streaming devices make dumb TVs smart and smart TVs, well, smarter. But as loyal “Hackable?” listeners know, the smarter something is, the more likely it is that it can be hacked. So does that mean that a hacker can interrupt your binge-watching? Or do something worse? On the latest “Hackable?” Geo…

    Increasing Value with Security Integration

    What would your security team do with an extra 62 days? According to a recent study by IDC, that’s the amount of time the average-sized security team can expect to regain by addressing a lack of security management integration. With just 12 percent of respondents currently using an end-to-end manag…

    How Googling Our Favourite Celebrities Is A Risky Business

    Did you know that searching for your favourite celebrities online may very well increase your chance of running into trouble? For the thirteenth year running, McAfee has put together its Most Dangerous Celebrities List which includes the celebrities who generate the riskiest search results that cou…

    “Gilmore Girls” Actress Alexis Bledel Is McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity 2019

    You probably know Alexis Bledel from her role as the innocent book worm Rory Gilmore in network television’s “Gilmore Girls” or as shy, quiet Lena Kaligaris in the “Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants” movies. But her most recent role as Ofglen in Hulu’s acclaimed “The Handmaid’s Tale” took a bit of…

    McAfee ATR Analyzes Sodinokibi aka REvil Ransomware-as-a-Service – Crescendo

    Episode 4: Crescendo This is the final installment of the McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) analysis of Sodinokibi and its connections to GandGrab, the most prolific Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) Campaign of 2018 and mid 2019. In this final episode of our series we will zoom in on the operatio…
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    McAfee Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was McAfee founded?

      McAfee was founded in 1987.

    • Who are McAfee key executives?

      McAfee's key executives are Chris Young, John Giamatteo and Michael Berry.

    • How many employees does McAfee have?

      McAfee has 9,309 employees.

    • Who are McAfee competitors?

      Competitors of McAfee include Qualys, Egress and WatchGuard.

    • Where is McAfee headquarters?

      McAfee headquarters is located at 2821 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara.

    • Where are McAfee offices?

      McAfee has offices in Santa Clara, Gualala, Barton, Melbourne and in 37 other locations.

    • How many offices does McAfee have?

      McAfee has 49 offices.