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Ben Munroe

Director of Product Marketing

Cisco Security

Ben Munroe is a Senior Director in Cisco Security, having joined from the acquisition of Sourcefire in 2013. With a background in network security, specifically Intrusion Prevention Systems, he has covered all security product lines at Cisco. He recently helped launch the SecureX platform that offers integrated visibility and orchestrated response for SecOps, NetOps and ITOps. Munroe currently leads the worldwide security product marketing team. This team includes the thought leadership group that publishes threat, privacy and benchmark data and the popular Security Stories podcast for CISOs and aspiring security leaders. Prior to Sourcefire, Munroe spent 10 years working for IT and cybersecurity companies including TippingPoint, IBM and SAP. Before that, he worked for musicians such as The Rolling Stones and David Bowie and wrote widely on travel, art and culture.

Articles

January 14, 2021

SECURITY

New Year, New Outcomes: How We Can Do Better in 2021

In 2020, we unveiled our integrated security platform, Cisco SecureX, improving visibility, automation, and collaboration. While these capabilities sound great, do they actually result in better security? Our recent survey delivers a resounding ‘yes.’

October 30, 2020

SECURITY

Streamlining Security with Cisco SecureX

In addition to making our technology easier to use through Cisco SecureX, we have updated our portfolio with a new, simplified naming architecture.

October 28, 2020

SECURITY

What’s next for Cisco SecureX?

This week, we’re sharing details on some of the Cisco SecureX innovations that will further reduce complexity and increase protection for our customers.

September 24, 2020

SECURITY

From Firewalls to Firewalling – The Future of Enterprise Security

Now that the network perimeter is anything but static, some may wonder if the firewall is still relevant for protecting today’s enterprise. The answer is yes, now more than ever.

July 29, 2020

SECURITY

Cisco SecureX – What’s driving our platform?

Along with the launch of Cisco SecureX came several new capabilities that help future-proof our platform. Learn about the latest innovations powering our integrated security approach.

June 30, 2020

SECURITY

Under the Hood of a Security Platform

June marks the general availability of Cisco SecureX. Let’s take a look under the hood as the industry learns to define what we should all expect from a security platform.

May 28, 2020

SECURITY

The New Era of Business Continuity – What does it mean today?

The term ‘business continuity’ has taken on a whole new meaning. It now extends beyond keeping the business running to helping your employees remain productive and secure wherever they go.

April 29, 2020

SECURITY

The World Has Changed – Security Should Transform to Stay Ahead

Disruption creates two distinct sets of challenges for security professionals. The security team has to keep up with strategic IT demands, and do daily battle with a sophisticated threat landscape.

March 31, 2020

SECURITY

Zero chance of tackling zero trust without a platform approach

Zero trust has become an important paradigm for adequately securing an enterprise environment. But not all zero trust models are created equal…