Security veteran Steve Moros leaves Cisco, heads to lead Proofpoint

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Steve Moros, ANZ Director of Cybersecurity at Cisco, has stepped down from his role at the company to join Proofpoint, a compliance and cybersecurity vendor. At Proofpoint, Moros will take charge of the vendor’s APAC Advanced Technology Group. 

Here, he will be leading Proofpoint’s sales and go-to-market for advanced tech products across Asia Pacific region.

Moros’s appointment comes after the promotion of ANZ Channel Director at Proofpoint, Johann Ramchandra, to a new Senior Director of Channel Sales across APAC and Japan.

The advanced technologies of Proofpoint include Cloud App Security Broker, Email Fraud Detection and Security Awareness Training, in addition to zero-trust networking and web isolation products.

About ex-Cisco boss Steve Moros

Moros started his career in 1977 as an Account Manager at Intel Corporation and worked there for 3 years. Before joining Proofpoint, he worked at Cisco for almost 21 years. He joined the company as an Account Director for Banking and Finance and became the Client Executive for Commonwealth Bank Group. He left the company as Director of Cyber Security.

Proofpoint appointed Moros looking at his passion to build awareness around security  and his focus on helping companies increase their cybersecurity resilience processes, strategies and overall capabilities around protecting their assets, data and customers.

Based out of Sydney, Moros has 20+ years of experience of working in the field of information technology and cybersecurity. He has a proven track record of driving quick new technology adoption as well as aligning go-to-market strategies in fast-moving environments.

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Steve Moros on joining Proofpoint

The unique people-centric approach of Proofpoint to cybersecurity provides organiZations with new, unparalleled protection in addition to visibility for their greatest compliance and security risk: their people, said Moros. 

Proofpoint is the trusted cybersecurity partner to some of the world’s most respected companies and we have an exceptional opportunity to gain traction across the Asia Pacific theater, said Steve Moros. 

The amazing corporate culture of Proofpoint was surely what motivated Moros for joining the team. He looks forward to bringing award-winning solutions to market and helping regional companies navigate complex, ever-evolving cyber threat landscape in order to better safeguard  their business as well as their customers, he concluded.

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