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Kevin Reardon

Vice President, Enterprise Strategy

Symantec

Kevin is currently in the Office of the President and is focused on Enterprise Strategy for Symantec’s customers and overall Go-To-Market Strategy. Prior to his current role, Kevin was Blue Coat’s Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for overall cyber risk management; he also helped lead the transition of all Security and Privacy functions to Symantec. Kevin has also led Blue Coat’s worldwide Value Strategy and Customer Enablement program. With more than 20 years’ experience in the IT security field, Kevin is key advisor to top commercial and public sector customers.

Prior to this role at Blue Coat, Kevin led the Value Program at Intel Security and the McAfee product delivery and implementation teams for North America, leading a team of 200 consultants and contractors. Kevin has performed and advised on hundreds of engagements that outline a deliberate and controlled approach for proper policy, personnel and technology implementation. He has focused on large banks, governments and health care institutions worldwide. He is an expert on technology implementation, risk management, and frameworks for audit and compliance.

Prior to McAfee, Kevin was vice president of operations and compliance strategy for Preventsys, which McAfee acquired in June 2006. He has also worked as a director and manager in several startups implementing HIPAA and financial services-related clearinghouse house software. Kevin also served as manager of the technology risk services group in Silicon Valley for PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition, Kevin was a developer and QA software engineer for DoD contracts for IBM and Loral Federal Systems.

Kevin has advised numerous Fortune 500 companies on designing and implementing programs, strategies, and training for security systems and processes. He is an expert on Sarbanes-Oxley and CobIT, ISO, and FFIEC policies, and has provided forensics and expert assistance in several criminal investigations.

Kevin was co-author of Security Battleground: An Executive Field Manual released by Intel Press in 2012. He has also written for Wall St & Technology online. Kevin was also a contributing author to Microsoft Windows NT 4.0: Security, Audit, and Control published by Microsoft Press (1998).

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Business from the University of Scranton.

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Kevin Reardon
Vice President, Enterprise Strategy
Symantec