Aaron Woland

Principal Engineer

Advanced Threat Security & Integrations

Aaron Woland, CCIE No. 20113, is a Principal Engineer in Cisco’s Advanced Threat Security & Integrations group and works with Cisco’s Largest Customers all over the world. His primary job responsibilities include security design, solution enhancements, standards development, advanced threat solution design, endpoint security and futures.

Aaron joined Cisco in 2005 and is currently a member of numerous security advisory boards, and standards body working groups. Prior to joining Cisco, Aaron spent 12 years as a Consultant and Technical Trainer.

Aaron’s publications include: volumes I & II of the Cisco Press CCIE-Security book; both editions of the Cisco ISE for BYOD and Secure Unified Access book; the All-in-one Cisco ASA Firepower Services, NGIPS and AMP book; the CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide; the CCNA Security 210-260 Complete Video Course; and many published white papers and design guides.

Aaron is one of only five inaugural members of the Hall of Fame Elite for Distinguished Speakers at Cisco Live, and is a security columnist for Network World where he blogs on all things related to Security. His other certifications include: GHIC, GCFE, GSEC, Certified Ethical Hacker, MCSE, VCP, CCSP, CCNP, CCDP and many other industry certifications.


December 12, 2018


Nearly every threat is either on an endpoint, or it’s headed there

3 min read

This is because the endpoint is, well, the end. That is where data resides; where individuals organize, communicate, and conduct nearly all activities of their lives; and is often considered...