Robert Albach

Sr. Product Line Manager – IoT Security

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mr. Albach is responsible for industrial security coordination across Cisco and is also product manager for Snort. He joined Cisco in 2010 when he defined and delivered three network security solutions with the most recent - Cisco’s first Industrial Security Appliance. He is a Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker and has spoken at Hannover Messe Industrie, S4 industrial security conferences. He authored the security architecture portion of the 2019 iNEMI Manufacturing Roadmap, and chairs the security section of the SEMI Manufacturing Program. Prior to his Cisco tenure, he guided the IPS Management solutions and low end IPS solutions for Intrusion Prevention pioneer TippingPoint. Outside of network security, Mr. Albach has lead product management efforts in the application management space at IBM/Tivoli; BMC; and Quest Software.