Chief Security Advocate
Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle (CSDL) program
Chris Romeo is the Chief Security Advocate within the Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle (CSDL) program. He guides the Security Advocate program, empowering engineers to "build security in" to all products at Cisco. He led the creation of Cisco’s internal end to end product security awareness program which launched in 2012. Chris has twenty years of experience in information security, holding positions across the security gamut, including secure product development, penetration testing, and incident response. Chris holds the CISSP certification and is fond of saying “We are all security people”.