Stacy Cannady

Market Manager, Technical Marketing

STO Strategic Communications

Stacy Cannady currently works for Cisco Systems as a specialist in cyber resilience and mitigation of cyber risk. He is a veteran of 35 years in the Information Technology industry.

Early in his career he held technical responsibilities in IT administration, security operations, and in building, deploying and protecting servers, networks and endpoints.

For the last 18 years, Stacy has specialized in cyber security. He has provided professional services support to federal agencies and the defense industrial base as well as technical product marketing and portfolio management for cyber security products and services.

Most recently, Stacy works as a subject matter expert in cyber governance and resilience for Cisco, specifically in marketing communications.

Stacy regularly speaks and writes on cyber governance and on security of IoT, Cloud and other cyber security issues.


January 31, 2019


Why Business Leaders Should Care About Quantum Computing

5 min read

Here’s the bottom line: Quantum computing is a threat to cybersecurity, but it’s not an imminent threat.

October 3, 2018


Phishing 101: Protection for Everyone

3 min read

For individuals, these simple steps can help protect you. They are not a complete solution, but they are helpful.

October 20, 2017


Ransomware – What it is, how to avoid it and what to do if it gets you

5 min read

Ransomware has been all over the news since 2015. You’d think we would all know how to deal with it and the fad would be dying by now.  Well, that’s...

October 10, 2017


Phish? Everyone’s on the hook.

2 min read

There’s no doubt that general awareness for cybersecurity has been on the rise in recent years. The importance of using strong passwords, for example, is now common knowledge. But one...