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Ben Munroe

Director of Product Marketing

Cisco Security

Ben Munroe is Director of Product Marketing for Cisco Security, responsible for a diverse set of products and solutions including the overall security portfolio and threat-focused products and solutions; previously he lead teams in web and email security, policy and access, service provider security, IOT and cloud security.

Munroe joined Cisco through the Sourcefire acquisition prior to which he held senior management roles in the International Sales & Marketing organization.

In 2014, Munroe moved to San Francisco to run worldwide product marketing for the cloud security practice, focusing on Cloud Web Security and strategic partnerships, and has since built the team to cover multiple architectures.

Prior to Sourcefire, Munroe spent 10 years working for IT and cybersecurity companies including TippingPoint, IBM and SAP.

Prior to that, he worked for bands such as The Rolling Stones and David Bowie and wrote widely on travel, art and culture.

Articles

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…

February 26, 2020

SECURITY

A Platform Approach + Precise Analytics = Better Equation

Without analytics, security professionals would be even more overwhelmed than they are today. Cisco is helping you take back control of your environment through our new security platform, Cisco SecureX.

January 27, 2020

SECURITY

Cloudy with a Chance of Extremely High Alert Accuracy

Analytics are becoming increasingly critical for security, and when done right, can significantly improve an organization’s risk posture. Learn how Cisco Stealthwatch can bolster your defenses.

December 10, 2019

SECURITY

It’s Time for Security to Work as a Team

Four million. That’s the approximate number of cybersecurity jobs that still need to be filled by skilled professionals. This number poses so many questions. Chief among them: Is it real?

May 2, 2019

SECURITY

Incident response: Putting all the R’s in IR

It is well established that the ‘R’ in IR stands for “Response.” But given the challenges facing incident response teams today, IR could just as well stand for “It’s Rough.”

December 13, 2018

SECURITY

You’ve Got (Compromised) Mail!

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who have been affected by Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams and those who don’t know they have been hit with...

April 4, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco at RSAC 2018: It’s Time to Put Security Above Everything

There will be more than 700 vendors on the show floor at RSA Conference. Cool, right? Yes - and no. Competition breeds innovation, which is needed to fight the bad...