Aaron Varrone

Threat Management IC

Cisco Security Advisory Services

Aaron is part of Cisco's Advisory Incident Response and Threat Management Services, with over ten years of experience in the Information Technology field, and eight of these years being dedicated to Information Security focusing efforts on: Cyber Security Attacks, Malware, Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Cybercrime, Cyber Fraud, the Administration, Operations, and Architecture of Security within large enterprises and government agencies.

Prior to joining Cisco in 2015, Aaron worked for GE, establishing a new cyber security initiative globally within it's financial business to protect the organization's many brands from external threats. Prior to GE, Aaron was part of IBM's Malware Defense team leading the securing and response of malware related incidents and endpoint security solutions for many high-profile enterprises industry-wide.

Aaron holds a variety of industry certifications and a Masters of Science, Information Systems degree from Quinnipiac University located in Hamden, Connecticut.


May 31, 2017


The Significance of Log Sources to Building Effective Intelligence-Driven Incident Response

2 min read

Many organizations today fail in adequately acquiring the necessary visibility across their network to perform efficient and effective Incident Response tasks, one of which is Intelligence-Driven Incident Response; defined as...

February 20, 2017


A Comparison of SOC Models for Today’s Need of Monitoring & Detecting the Latest Cyber Threats

4 min read

At Cisco, we are often asked to take a vendor agnostic approach when developing a Security Operations Center (SOC) strategy, and as such, we must consider the importance of distinguishing between the various types of SOC models in today’s demanding security needs. However, before explaining the various models that exist for today’s need of monitoring […]