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McAfee is a cybersecurity company. It provides virus alerts, firewall, spam filters, parental controls, and analysis of new malware, network security threats, and web vulnerabilities. The company offers security solutions to consumers, small and large businesses, enterprises, and governments.

HQSanta Clara, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)9,022
Job Openings142
Revenue (Y, 2017)$2.5 B(+16%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at McAfee

Peter Leav

Peter Leav

President and CEO
Terry Hicks

Terry Hicks

Executive Vice President, Consumer Business
Ash Kulkarni

Ash Kulkarni

Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Enterprise Business Group
Venkat Bhamidipati

Venkat Bhamidipati

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Steve Grobman

Steve Grobman

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Rajiv Gupta

Rajiv Gupta

Senior Vice President, Cloud Security Business Unit
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McAfee Office Locations

McAfee has offices in Santa Clara, Plano, Barton, Melbourne and in 33 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
2821 Mission College Blvd
Plano, US
5000 Headquarters Dr
Barton, AU
18 National Circuit
Melbourne, AU
Level 33/360 Collins St
North Sydney, AU
Coca-Cola Place, Level 16/40 Mount St
Wien, AT
11 Wienerbergstraße
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McAfee Financials and Metrics

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29 years ago

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McAfee Revenue

McAfee's revenue was reported to be $2.50 b in Y, 2017 which is a 15.7% increase from the previous period.

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McAfee Operating Metrics

McAfee's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 69 k in Apr, 2020.
Jul, 2017Jan, 2018May, 2019Apr, 2020


378 m462 m622 m622 m

Enterprise Customers

112 k97.91 k69 k69 k


130 137 151 151

Patents and Patent Applications

800 1.30 k1.55 k1.55 k
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McAfee Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Light Point SecurityFebruary 25, 2020
Uplevel SecuritySeptember 01, 2019
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
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McAfee Cybersecurity Score

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McAfee Online and Social Media Presence

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McAfee News and Updates

McAfee Evolves Technology to Bring Consumers Integrated Security Experiences for New Realities of Living Life From Home

Sep 15, 2020 - SANTA CLARA, Calif.--( )-- McAfee today announced its latest consumer security portfolio that includes enhanced products with better user experiences such as a native VPN and new features, including integrated social media and tech scam protection. Meeting consumers in their current r…

Cybersecurity salaries revealed: How much security companies like McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Cloudflare pay engineers, analysts, and other roles, with salaries as high as $300,000 (MFE, PANW, OKTA, NET, CRWD, TMICY, FEYE)

Cybersecurity has faced a shortage of tech talent for years, making its jobs market especially attractive.  Last year, Silicon Valley's Palo Alto Networks was named the highest-paying company, setting a standard for security companies.  Even non-tech roles in cybersecurity, such as marketing, can …

SaaS Security Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | Google, Cisco Systems, McAfee, Symantec

Get a view on SaaS Security Market sales by marketing channels. Target important market by region and tap important dynamics of this industry. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Cybersecurity Consulting Services Market Next Big Thing | McAfee, BlackBerry, Symantec, VMware, QinetiQ

Cybersecurity Consulting Services market report brings data for the estimated year 2020 and forecasted till 2026 in terms of both, value (US$ MN) and volume (MT). The report also consists of forecast factors, macroeconomic factors, and a market outlook of the Cybersecurity Consulting Services market…

McAfee launches new cloud-based SIEM service for improved security operations

McAfee LLC today announced a new cloud-based security and information event management service that offers improved onboarding and related security services for security operations teams. Called the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager Cloud, the product supports detection, incident response and thre…

McAfee Revolutionizes Its Endpoint Security Platform With Industrys First Proactive Solution to Help Organizations Stay Ahead of Emerging Threats

Announces general availability of MVISION Insights to prioritize threats, predict if countermeasures will work and prescribe corrective actions.read more
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McAfee Blogs

Why Ransomware Targets No Longer Need to Wind Up as Ransomware Victims

It was every administrator’s worst nightmare. A small district hospital in western Colorado lost access to 5 years’ worth of patient records after ransomware attackers exploited holes in an aging infrastructure to strike. But it was also an increasingly familiar story as ransomware attackers escala…

Understand and Manage Pesky Persistent Threats

Ransomware Evolution to Most Promising Victim (MPV) Attacks Ransomware cost businesses over $11.5 B with a 500% increase in attacks in 2019 according to Forrester Research. It’s your persistent threat.   Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access …

McAfee ESM Named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for SIEM

The McAfee team is very proud to announce that once again McAfee was named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for SIEM for its McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Solution, a recognition of high satisfaction from a number of reviews by verified end-user professionals. We are most apprec…

Transform your Architecture for the Cloud with MVISION UCE and SD-WAN

“Features are a nice to have, but at the end of the day, all we care about when it comes to our web and cloud security is architecture.” – said no customer ever. The fact is that nobody likes to talk about architecture when shopping for the latest and greatest cyber security technology, and most [……

Women in Sales Part 5: The Value of Support Networks and Inspiration

Women at McAfee are making powerful contributions to our sales efforts. Saleswomen from varying backgrounds share their unique perspectives in hopes of encouraging more women to join them in sales.   This week, women share the inspirations and support networks which are leading them down successful…

The Economic Benefits from McAfee’s UCE Solution

Special thanks to Tom Bryant for his assistance. The cloud transformation that we are seeing today is happening across several dimensions. Companies are rapidly moving from their private data centers to hybrid cloud models with Cloud Service Providers. Cloud is where all modern-day work is happenin…
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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 Peter Leav, Terry Hicks and Ash Kulkarni.

  • How many employees does McAfee have?

    McAfee has 9,022 employees.

  • What is McAfee revenue?

    Latest McAfee annual revenue is $2.5 b.

  • What is McAfee revenue per employee?

    Latest McAfee revenue per employee is $277.1 k.

  • 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, Plano, Barton, Melbourne and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does McAfee have?

    McAfee has 41 offices.