Scott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer for the Americas and public sector at Intel Security. He runs global 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. Montgomery's dialog with the market helps define government and cybersecurity requirements into McAfee's products and services portfolio and guide Intel Security'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).