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.
The cybersecurity lessons of the 2016 election and the changing nature of our critical infrastructure.
The problem with the future—as baseball legend Yogi Berra, the founders of the internet and any CISO or CTO can assure you—is that, increasingly, it ain’t what it used to be.
At one time, we were challenged to ask not what our country could do for us but what we could do for our country. It is time that the leading organizations in digital technology come together once again to ask the same.
How to deal with the safe guess that your company has been breached.
The increasing—and increasingly devastating—threats we all face are growing rapidly, whether we truly believe them or not.
If chasing threats are not the best allocation of an organization’s security resources, what is?
Why aren't we more focused on better protecting our assets than we are on what threatens them?