Kevin Skahill

Senior Director for Security Policy & Access

Secure Access and Mobility Product Group

Kevin Skahill is Senior Director for Security Policy & Access at Cisco Systems' Secure Access and Mobility Product Group (SAMPG).

He leads a security solution team to drive system integration between Cisco’s Identity Services Engine (ISE) and network infrastructure to enable policy-based network protection for the campus and data center. In this capacity, he is responsible for driving solutions roadmap and development, go-to-market, partner operations, and business development.

Prior to joining SAMPG, Kevin served in Cisco’s Unified Access Business Unit, where he was responsible for Catalyst switching product lines. While at Cisco, Kevin also drove policy-based solutions for broadband and mobile SPs.

Kevin started his career in the semiconductor industry and holds Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and MBA degrees, both from Santa Clara University.

In his leisure time, Kevin enjoys trail running.


July 29, 2019


Cisco Scores BIG With A New IETF-Approved Internet Standard

2 min read

This June, Cisco achieved a historic milestone when the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) declared our XMPP-Grid architecture an official Internet standard for security information exchange.

January 30, 2018


2018 Forrester TEI Study Reveals Stealthwatch + ISE provide 120% ROI

2 min read

With digital transformation unlocking unprecedented value for today’s businesses and consumers, the key to success is arguably predicated on speed: Whoever is the fastest to enter new markets; the fastest...

November 29, 2017


Improving Cybersecurity in Healthcare Part II: Control

4 min read

The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in an exciting digital renaissance that is redefining the traditional models of how healthcare is delivered. With IoT devices such as smart infusion pumps or connected inhalers, healthcare providers can now remotely monitor and adjust care. IoT devices in healthcare, where mobile and wearable devices are increasingly connected […]

August 25, 2017


Here Are 3 Things that Drive Security for the Intuitive Network

3 min read

Hint: ISE 2.3 Plays Key Role We recently announced the Network Intuitive architecture, a new era of networking that removes complexity and enables automation, assurance, and security. With built-in...

June 21, 2017


Improving Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Visibility

3 min read

Imagine going to the doctor for a routine checkup. After greeting you, the physician pulls up your medical records on his tablet, but instead of your medical history, this screen pops up: Now imagine if you were waiting on the results of a biopsy, or if the ultrasound machine displayed this screen instead of your […]

February 21, 2017


Enterprise Network Security: Is it in your DNA?

3 min read

With new capabilities on ISE and TrustSec, Cisco is now the first in the industry to deliver software-defined segmentation - from the network to the endpoint to the cloud - with complete application visibility.

January 29, 2014


Protecting the Crown Jewels

2 min read

Why do so many organizations maintain essentially open, “flat” networks, leaving thousands of users and devices with network-layer reach to their “crown jewels”? Especially in light of what we know with data breaches, theft, and loss? One possibility may be that some organizations simply grew too quickly, and the tools in the tool chest to […]