Matt Watchinski

Vice President, Engineering


With more than 300 researchers around the globe, Talos is the largest commercial threat intelligence group in the world. Matt Watchinski oversees all the intelligence activities necessary to support Cisco’s security products and services that keep customers safe.

Watchinski previously ran the Vulnerability Research Team for Sourcefire and was responsible for threat intelligence and detection. After Cisco’s acquisition of Sourcefire,

Watchinski began focusing his leadership and passion for protecting customers toward personnel and resources within Cisco, which eventually led to the creation of Talos.

Watchinski serves on the Cyber Threat Alliance’s (CTA) board, helping to facilitate cooperation and intelligence-sharing between its members for the betterment of all of its mutual customers.


March 6, 2019


Rise of the Machines: Staying Ahead of the Next Threat

5 min read

Did you know that this is the 15-year anniversary of the release of the movie Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines? Is the world like the movie portrayed it would...