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Jessica Bair

Senior Manager, Business Development

Advanced Threat Solutions

A former US Army CID Special Agent and Computer Forensic Examiner, Jessica Bair continues to focus on partnership development and technology innovation to reduce risk and build value.

As part of the acquisition of ThreatGRID by Cisco Systems, Jessica joined the Cisco Security Business Group - Advanced Threats Solutions; where she manages the partner ecosystem for Threat Grid, AMP for Endpoints, Security Connector for iOS and Threat Response.

While Sr. Director of Business Development at ThreatGRID, Jessica operationalized strategic OEM and alliance partnerships, to empower partner members and grow revenue. Jessica also brought the ThreatGRID Malware Analysis and Intelligence for EnCase integration to market.

Prior to ThreatGRID, Jessica joined Guidance Software in 2001 and was leader in the growth of the company, from a start-up to a successful public corporation. Jessica co-created the EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) certification and created the EnCase Certified eDiscovery Practitioner (EnCEP) program.

Jessica holds a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in strategic planning and ethical leadership from Pepperdine University, & was inducted into the Beta Sigma Gamma International Business Honor Society. Jessica also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration from the Roger Williams University.

Articles

March 2, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco Threat Grid Supports FLETC’s New Cyber Incident Response and Analysis Course

Three years ago, Cisco leadership approved my creation of the Threat Grid for Law Enforcement (TG4LE) program, where we equip state and local law enforcement investigators with a no-cost Threat Grid account.

December 8, 2017

SECURITY

Black Hat Europe 2017: Malware Analysis in the SOC

New Cisco Threat Grid dashboard yields faster malware analysis and response Black Hat Europe kicked off just after the X Factor series finale was recorded live at the London ExCel Center, briefly mixing the Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) staff with hordes of teenaged fans. A few team members confessed to […]

July 27, 2017

SECURITY

Black Hat USA 2017: Cisco Umbrella Joins the NOC

Cisco Cloud Based Security in the SOC Black Hat USA marked its 20th anniversary this year. The members of the NOC management showed me photos of the original NOC: a single router in a closet. The NOC has grown with the conference; into a well-managed team of experts from around the globe, from various vendors […]

April 7, 2017

SECURITY

TrapX Security Achieves Cisco Compatible Certification, Integrates DeceptionGrid with Cisco ISE pxGrid and Threat Grid

Over the past few months, I have been working with TrapX Security, a global leader in deception-based advanced cyber-security defense to achieve the Cisco Compatible Certification.

April 4, 2017

SECURITY

Black Hat Asia 2017: SOC in the NOC

Detecting PowerShell Exploits Black Hat returned to Asia again in 2017, with two days of technical hands-on Trainings, followed by two days of the latest research and vulnerability disclosures at the Briefings. The backbone of the conference was the WiFi network, built on site by staff from Ruckus. I was honored to be invited to […]

February 17, 2017

SECURITY

RSA Conference 2017 Security Operations Center Wrap-Up

Effective Security requires three essential pillars: Simple to use, Open architecture and Automated workflows. The collaboration with RSA NetWitness Packets and Cisco AMP Threat Grid, in the RSA Conference 2017...

February 6, 2017

SECURITY

Tour the RSA Conference SOC

Next week, some 30,000 security professionals will descend upon the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the 2017 RSA Conference. Cisco’s AMP Threat Grid, the first unified Malware Analysis and...

June 17, 2016

SECURITY

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s 2016 Cybercrime Conference

Cisco Systems is participating in the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Cybercrime Conference, held July 6-8, 2016, in Glynco, Georgia. The purpose of this event is to foster education and awareness of the current threats and innovations that may impact today’s law enforcement officers and the manner in which they deal with cybercrime. The […]

March 17, 2016

SECURITY

AMP Threat Grid Renews the Support of Law Enforcement

In March 2015, Cisco created the AMP Threat Grid for Law Enforcement Program, empowering state and local law enforcement agencies with its dynamic malware analysis and threat intelligence platform. Cisco has renewed the program and made it a permanent part of Cisco Gives. Law Enforcement investigators can register for the program on the new Cisco […]