Gary Mcgraw

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Gary Mcgraw

Name: Gary Mcgraw

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer scientist and Internet technology (IT) author.
  • IT Security Specialist.
  • Producer of the monthly Silver Bullet Security Podcast for IEEE Security & Privacy magazine.
  • Chief Technical Officer at Cigital Inc. (software security firm, based in Dulles, VA).

Significant publications

  • Exploiting Online Games: Cheating Massively Distributed Systems (2007).
  • Software Security: Building Security In (2006).
  • Exploiting Software: How to Break Code (2004).
  • Building Secure Software: How to Avoid Security Problems the Right Way (2001).
  • Java Security (1996).

Honors and awards

  • Serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the School of Informatics of Indiana University.
  • Served on the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors.


"Consumers have for a long time had an implicit demand for security that hasn't been made explicit, but I think that's changing. People are sick of having insecure software and sick of having to have to get antivirus software because of all this broken software on their PCs."