Intel hires cybersecurity executive Christopher Young from Cisco

Intel has hired cybersecurity executive Christopher Young from Cisco.

Young will be Intel’s newest senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security. Young will join Intel’s management committee and report to Intel President Renée James.

At Cisco, Young was senior vice president of the global Security and Government Group, responsible for strategy, engineering and product development for the company’s security product business.

Prior to Cisco, he held executive roles in end user computing at VMware and cybersecurity at RSA.

Young also co-founded and led Cyveillance and served as president and chief operating officer.

Intel Security combines the McAfee business with Intel teams that have expertise in hardware, software and solutions.

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