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Palo Alto Networks appoints new VP and Regional CSO for APAC

Zafirah Salim | June 16, 2015
The newly-appointed Sean Duca will be responsible for the development of threat intelligence, security best practices and thought leadership for the company in the region

Palo Alto Networks recently named Sean Duca as its new Vice President and Regional Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Asia Pacific.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Duca will be responsible for the development of threat intelligence, security best practices and thought leadership for the company in APAC. This includes strengthening security initiatives and maintaining good channels of communications and support for Palo Alto Networks customers across the region.

In addition, Duca will also be the new key addition to the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence team, Unit 42, which actively contributes the latest findings on cyber threats from an APAC perspective.

Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Duca spent 15 years with Intel Security, most recently as the company's Chief Technology Officer for APAC. He has also held managerial roles at the company with a focus on technology management and sales engineering.

With more than 17 years of experience in the IT security space, Duca is widely recognised as a thought leader in the technology industry. According to a media statement by Palo Alto Networks, he has provided expert guidance and advice to the Australian government around online safety issues, and on cybersecurity matters to the public and private sector within APAC.

"With his wealth of experience and knowledge, Sean will be an excellent addition to the team, helping to further bolster our position in the Asia Pacific market and better serve the growing needs of enterprises across various industries in the region," said Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer, Palo Alto Networks.

 

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