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Joe Malenfant

Director, IoT Marketing

Internet of Things (IoT)

Joe Malenfant is the Director of IoT Marketing at Cisco. Joe leads the company's efforts in defining our Marketing voice within the Internet of Things space, providing clarity to prospects, customers, and our partners. Joe has over 10+ years of leadership experience driving innovation in Security, Services, Information Technology and the Internet of Things. Joe has experience launching category defining products, pure play SaaS, and hardware solutions both IT & OT environments, which prove critical in driving the Industrial IoT, IoT and Digital Transformation initiatives at Cisco.

In his past life, Joe competed in both downhill and 24-hour mountain bike racing. When not at work he can be found mountain biking or skiing the big mountains in Colorado, whatever the season permits. Joe holds an MBA from Johnson & Wales in Providence, RI and an undergraduate degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

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February 2, 2016

SECURITY

Find Advanced Threats with Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics

Attackers are constantly innovating, employing more sophisticated techniques to compromise organizations and gain access to other parts of the network and sensitive data including proprietary information, trade secrets, and of...

November 9, 2015

SECURITY

Pushing Security from Edge to Endpoint

On November 3rd, Cisco announced that we are extending our Security Everywhere strategy with new solutions and services aimed at helping our customers gain greater visibility, context, and control from the cloud to the network to the endpoint. Providing organizations more visibility means being able to see all their systems, not just Windows but Mac, […]

September 10, 2015

SECURITY

Security Beyond the Sandbox

A few years ago sandboxing technology really came of age in the security industry. The ability to emulate an environment, detonate a file without risk of infection, and analyze its behavior became quite a handy research tool. Since then, sandboxes have become relatively popular (not nearly on the same scale as anti-virus or firewalls) and […]

July 20, 2015

SECURITY

Creating an Intelligence-Led Security Organization

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Roland Cloutier, Global Chief Security Officer at ADP and former CISO at EMC, to discuss how they integrate and leverage threat intelligence into their security operations centers as well as their greater security technology infrastructure. It’s pretty rare for the CISO of a F500 company to […]

July 15, 2015

SECURITY

AMP Threat Grid Integrated with Email Security

We recently announced the release of AsyncOS 9.5 for Cisco Email Security that included the integration of AMP Threat Grid. Now if Threat Grid could talk it would sound a lot like Ron Burgundy and say “I’m not sure if you know this, but I’m kind of a big deal.” Email is consistently one of […]

June 26, 2015

SECURITY

AMP Threat Grid integrates with Tripwire Enterprise

Today’s threat landscape is completely different than last year; and next years will be, not surprisingly, even worse. The Industrialization of Hacking has spawned a new era of professional, entrepreneurial, and resourceful cyber criminals. In recent year’s dynamic malware analysis (aka sandboxing) has become the shiny new technology that we all want, no, need to […]

April 15, 2015

SECURITY

Three Key Considerations When Evaluating Threat Intelligence Solutions

To address today’s evolving threat landscape, there’s been a shift from traditional event-driven security to intelligence-led security. Threat intelligence plays an integral role in this shift. When you hear the term “Threat Intelligence,” it’s easy to have preconceived notions of what it means. Gartner defines threat intelligence as “evidence-based knowledge, including context, mechanisms, indicators, implications […]