John Stuppi, CCIE No. 11154, is an engineer in the Security Research and Operations organization at Cisco where he helps customers leverage their Cisco infrastructure to overcome emerging security challenges. In this role, John is responsible for creating, testing, and communicating effective techniques using Cisco product capabilities to provide identification and mitigation solutions for Cisco customers facing current or expected security threats. John is also a CISSP and holds an Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professional Certification. In addition, John has a BSEE from Lehigh University and an MBA from Rutgers University. John lives in Ocean Township, New Jersey (aka the "Jersey Shore") with his wife, two kids and his dog.