Recognized Industry Visionary Stuart McClure to Work With Leadership Team on Next Generation Technology Solutions
SANTA CLARA, Calif. & RESTON, Va., 6 December, 2011 - McAfee today announced that Stuart McClure has been named worldwide chief technology officer, effective immediately. The Office of the CTO works closely with senior leaders at McAfee to ensure strong collaboration on customer requirements, knowledge sharing, strategy, development efforts, research, and patents.
Prior to being named chief technology officer, McClure served as senior vice president and general manager of the Risk and Compliance business unit at McAfee, and as senior vice president of global threats and research at McAfee Labs. He joined McAfee in 2004 through the acquisition of Foundstone, which he co-founded, and where he served as president and CTO. Additional executive and technical leadership positions include Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young, and IDG.
McClure is one of the industry's leading authorities and security visionaries, traveling the globe and demonstrating how hackers work. His best-selling book, “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions” has been published in six editions, has been translated into more than 30 languages and has sold more than 600,000 copies.
“Stuart McClure brings tremendous experience and insight to his new role as worldwide CTO, especially with respect to the evolving threat landscape,” said Todd Gebhart, co-president of McAfee. “He has played a key role in solving core industry challenges such as security management, whitelisting and embedded security, and he will be a leader in seizing the opportunities that lie ahead.”
“To keep our customers safe, address the explosion of malware and digital devices, and stay ahead of our competitors across a global economy, we must embrace a holistic solutions approach to security and continue to evolve to stay ahead of the bad guys,” said McClure. “I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead and drawing upon my product strategy and development experience to work with our leadership team to identify and develop the next generation of security solutions.”
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