John has 15 years of security experience in security research, worldwide product management, development, marketing, security product testing, forensics, advance persistent threat’s, critical infrastructure architecting and deploying enterprise-wide security solutions for both public and private organizations worldwide.
John has worked for the Central Intelligence Agency in Cyber Security, CTO at Computer Systems Group LTD, product manager for Cisco’s IPS product line, product line executive for all security products at IBM Internet Security Systems and most recently for McAfee’s Network Defense Business Unit with McAfee’s Firewall Enterprise solution and currently working for TippingPoint leading the strategy for their next generation security platform on their product management team. In addition to a BBA in Information Systems from the University of Texas, John also holds the NSA Information Assurance Methodology and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications. John was recently named security thought leader from SANS Institute and writes on a regular basis for Cassandra Security and has a book coming out in January 2011 on Cyber Crime and Espionage. You can follow John on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jopirc