McAfee has made three key appointments to its senior management team: Martin Carmichael, chief security officer; Bill Curtis, chief process officer; and Carl Banzhof, vice-president and chief technology evangelist.

Carmichael will take responsibility for McAfee's IT risk assessment and compliance. He has held senior roles with Wells Fargo Bank, Sparta and classified projects at NATO and the Department of Defence. Curtis joins from Borland, where he was also chief process officer. Banzhof was previously CTO at Citadel, recently acquired by McAfee.