David Williamson

Director of Cyber Security Consulting EMEAR

Cisco Systems, Inc.


David Williamson is a Director leads Cisco’s Cyber Security Consulting Organisation across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia as part of Cisco’s Customer Experience Organisation.

He has over 35 years of experience in technology, with 25 years in Security of which the last 15 has been at Cisco.

David is the co-founder of two start-ups, the last of which – Prevx – was a venture-capital backed end-point protection company acquired by WebRoot in 2010.

In his current role he is based in Dubai, UAE and leads a team of over 200 professionals, working with our customers on key issues such as security operations centres, incident response and forensics, skills acquisition through the Cyber Security Academy, and risk management.
Speech Topic & Synopses
Automating Security Response

The volume of incidents is becoming overwhelming, and bringing people to a software fight isn’t working.

Using SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) techniques and products address these issues, but how can you implement SOAR safely in your organisation? In this session you’ll learn how to implement SOAR with least risk for maximum impact.