David C. Stuart

Director, Network Security Product Marketing

Security Business Group

David Stuart has a 20+ year career in product management and marketing within high technology companies.  At Cisco, as Director, Network Security Product Marketing, he leads the company next-generation network security marketing and positioning efforts, including go to market enablement for new products such as NGFW, NGIPS and Secure Data Center.  Stuart held a similar position with industry innovator Sourcefire, Inc., which was acquired by Cisco in 2013.

Prior to Sourcefire, Stuart lead the product management and marketing function for the Managed Security Services business unit of Symantec.  In this capacity, he was responsible for strategic service planning and requirements definition, product life cycle, sales enablement and go-to-market execution.



February 22, 2017


Cisco Firepower 2100 Series Delivers Business Resiliency and Effective Security with a New Architectural Approach

2 min read

Business resiliency is job one for network operations teams. With our latest Firepower 2100 Series NGFWs, Cisco is helping our customers maintain network performance while they keep their data safe.

November 16, 2016


The Case for Next-Gen Intrusion Prevention to Protect Digital Business

4 min read

Today’s digital economy is growing at a phenomenal rate. All modes of commerce from entertainment to finance and retail have moved on-line. You name it; there is an on-line business...

May 18, 2016


A Winning NGFW

3 min read

Cisco Firepower NGFW recognized with Best of Interop 2016 Award for Security Each year at Interop, a group of the most influential IT practitioners, analysts and professionals vote on the...

February 18, 2016


Firepower NGFW Steps up to Deliver Greater Effectiveness with Reduced Costs and Complexity

3 min read

Full NGFW integration yields streamlined security and greater value from investments We know that security, when done properly, can be a business enabler. But as IT teams build out their...

June 9, 2015


Enabling the Next-Generation Data Center with FirePOWER + ACI Security

2 min read

As IT organizations look to the cloud to become more efficient and achieve the agility their business demands, one of the biggest security challenges they typically face is right at...

September 19, 2014


Evolving the Next-Generation Firewall: The Importance of Being Platform-Based

3 min read

Why is platform-based a key imperative for next-generation firewalls (NGFWs)? In our previous blog posts, we outlined what it means to be threat-centric, integrating best-in-class security layers with shared intelligence across all layers to combat advanced multi-vector threats. Multiple point products create considerable management complexity and cost for IT staff who are under tremendous pressure […]