Al Huger

Former Senior Vice President & General Manager

Security Platform & Response

Al Huger was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Security Platform & Response organization for Cisco’s Security Business. His organization builds and delivers Cisco’s SecureX platform as well as AMP for Endpoints, AMP for Networks, Email security (Cloud Email Security, Email Security Appliance, Cloud Mailbox Defense) and Stealthwatch Analytics (Cloud and Enterprise). He met regularly with CISOs and is a frequent speaker at security industry events. Al has a rich background in building products focused on security intelligence, vulnerability management, incident response, cloud based services (SaaS), big data analytics platforms and Managed Security Services. Al has held technical executive roles in the computer and networking security industry for the past 24 years. Al is a three-time veteran of launching successful start-up companies, Al has co-founded and sold companies to McAfee/Intel, Symantec and Sourcefire.


November 15, 2021


Cisco Secure Cloud Insights is your Eye in the Sky

3 min read

This blog introduces Cisco Secure Cloud Insights, which provides hybrid cloud asset inventory, security posture management and continuous monitoring.

October 13, 2021


Cisco’s vision for XDR powered by SecureX

6 min read

Discover how Cisco leads the cybersecurity industry in delivering the best and most comprehensive XDR capabilities across detection, investigation and response.

May 10, 2021


The 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP): Our takeaways

5 min read

Gartner has named Cisco (Secure Endpoint) a Visionary in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP). Cisco delivers the only endpoint security solution with a built-in platform.

March 9, 2021


Cisco Email Security Expands, Simplified to Detect More Threats, Stop More Attacks

2 min read

Cisco security leader Al Huger shares his thoughts on Cisco Secure Email’s exciting optimizations around simplification, enhanced protection, and integration.

February 4, 2021


Cisco Secure Application: A New Approach to Application Security

2 min read

Applications are the lifeblood of digital business. Cisco is bringing the best of AppDynamics and Security to secure applications, to help application and security teams protect their environments, and applications at runtime.

October 28, 2020


Strengthen customer relationships with Cisco SecureX

3 min read

Cisco Partner Summit may be virtual this year, but it’s a valuable opportunity to discuss solving customers’ security challenges.