Phil Quade

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Phil Quade serves as Fortinet’s Chief Information Security Officer and brings more than three decades of cybersecurity and networking experience working across foreign, government and commercial industry sectors at the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Senate. Phil has responsibility for Fortinet's information security, leads strategy and expansion of Fortinet's Federal and Critical Infrastructure business, and serves as a strategic consultant to Fortinet's C-Level enterprise customers.

Prior to Fortinet, Phil was the NSA Director's Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force, with responsibility for the White House relationship in Cyber. Previously, Phil also served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Information Assurance Directorate at the NSA, managing day-to-day operations, strategy, and relationships in cybersecurity.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Phil Quade and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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