Tariq Bader

Cyber Security Consultant

Cisco Systems, Inc.


Tariq Bader is a Cyber Security Professional and Enthusiast that is part of Cisco’s Global Security Specialist Organization (GSSO) supporting the Saudi Arabia Private Sector security business. Having 10 years of Network and Security experience working for or with Cisco. He started his early career with Cisco TAC security team, where he earned his CCIE security certification and then became the technical team leader of his team. After spending 5 years in Cisco TAC, Tariq joined one of the biggest ICT Saudi companies where he led the presales and post sales security team there, before he joined Cisco again as part of the GSSO team in KSA helping customers securing their businesses and their digital transformation.

His experience made him exposed to the whole lifecycle of IT security business including, sales, pre-sales, design, implementation, operation and technical support and across multiple Cybersecurity domains.Tariq is being considered as a trusted security advisor for his customers, partners, and colleagues.

Tariq holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from University of Jordan and he is a CCIE Security (#35627) holder since 2012.


Network Security, Email Security, Web Security, Endpoint Security, Secure Network Architecture, Cloud Security, DNS Security, Secure Digital Transformation, Zero Trust, Advanced Threat Solutions and Integrated Security Architecture.
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Simplifying Threat Hunting and Incident Response using Integrated Security Architecture