Aaron is a Senior Information Security Engineer & Risk Management Specialist at Cisco’s Corporate Security Programs Office (CSPO), on the Infosec Risk & Audit team. Aaron’s history at Cisco began with the Intrusion Detection/Prevention System team (IDS/IPS product). After a couple years he moved to the consulting arm of Cisco as a penetration tester where his clients included many Fortune 500 companies & government entities in every vertical. Eventually, he moved his skills in-house to the Infosec team to create Cisco’s own internal application security penetration testing program to secure the companies’ few thousand applications, as well as a Red Team.
Primary responsibilities now include developing and performing penetration test programs for Cisco’s products, web applications and services, and network on a global scale. Clients include Cisco-on-Cisco, partners, acquisitions, and customers.