John Damon

Sr. Manager, Product Marketing - Security

Network Security

John Damon is a Senior Product Marketing Manager focused on ASA Firewalls for small to midsize business and distributed enterprise. He develops product go-to-market awareness and enablement initiatives for/with global Partner and Distribution channels as well as Service Providers.

John has 20+ years experience working in a variety of domestic and international roles within government and technology. He has held positions at the U.S. Department of State, EDS, Adobe, Cisco and Symantec. This is his second opportunity at Cisco where he previously held marketing roles in Linksys Small Business, Enterprise Mobility, Borderless Networks and Solutions Marketing. He received a BA from George Washington University and a MBA from University of San Francisco. He currently resides in Los Angeles.


August 31, 2018


Know When to Have a Dedicated NGIPS vs. NGFW

2 min read

The distinction between use case scenarios for standalone NGIPS vs. NGFW deployments can often be tricky to navigate. 

February 10, 2016


Small to Midsize Business Security Capabilities Falling as Attack Sophistication Rises

3 min read

Working with limited resources and being asked to “do more with less” is often par for the course for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Smaller companies are also credited with being more nimble than their enterprise counterparts, adopting next-generation tools more quickly and experimenting with new business models. However, a new survey of CSOs and […]