Scott MontgomeryScott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer of public sector at McAfee. He runs worldwide government certification efforts and works with industry and government thought leaders and worldwide public sector customers to ensure that technology, standards, and implementations meet information security and privacy challenges. His dialog with the market helps him drive government and cybersecurity requirements into McAfee’s products and services portfolio and guide McAfee’s policy strategy for the public sector, critical infrastructure, and threat intelligence.
With more than 15 years in content and network security, Montgomery brings a practitioner’s perspective to the art and science of cybersecurity. He has designed, built, tested, and certified information security and privacy solutions—including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, encryption, vulnerability scanners, network visibility tools, mail and web gateways, strong authentication tokens, embedded systems, and more. Prior to its acquisition by McAfee, Montgomery ran worldwide product management and corporate strategy for Secure Computing, designing and building products like Sidewinder (now McAfee Firewall Enterprise), Webwasher (now McAfee Web Gateway), and Ironmail (now McAfee Email Gateway).