Author: Pat Calhoun

Pat Calhoun Senior Vice President and General Manager, Network Security Pat Calhoun is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for McAfee’s Network Security business, which includes Network IPS & NAC, Enterprise Firewall, Web Protection, Email, DLP and Identity Management, and Services Gateway products. Calhoun leads the engineering, marketing, and sales functions that drive worldwide growth for this area of the business. Calhoun was most recently at Cisco where he led the Secure Network Services business unit, and was responsible for the strategic direction and market success across a broad portfolio of products generating more than $1 billion in revenue. Also while at Cisco, he served as Chief Technology Officer for Wireless Networking and Access Network & Services. Prior to Cisco, Pat held various Chief Technology Officer and senior engineering roles at US Robotics, Sun Microsystems, and Airespace, Inc. where he was a co-founder before an acquisition by Cisco. Calhoun studied Computer Science at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology.

To say cyber threats are getting more advanced may be the understatement of the year.  Every minute, our 500-plus team at McAfee Labs learns something new about the behavior of malware and other types of network attacks.  The most commonly undetected threat these days is the advanced evasion technique (AET).  In the most basic terms, […]

Algunos pueden pensar que mi opinión no es imparcial, pero no es así. Realmente pienso que McAfee, tiene el firewall de próxima generación (NGFW) con mejor rendimiento del mercado. Seguramente ya lo ha escuchado antes. Todos lo dicen: su solución ofrece la mejor calidad, la máxima escalabilidad y el mayor nivel de seguridad. Pero yo […]

Alguns podem dizer que sou parcial. Não é verdade. Eu realmente acredito que a McAfee tem o firewall de próxima geração (NGFW – Next Generation Firewall) de melhor desempenho do mercado. Naturalmente, você já ouviu tudo isso antes. Todos dizem o mesmo. Toda solução oferece a melhor qualidade, a melhor expansibilidade, a melhor segurança. Mas, […]

Some might say I’m biased.  I’m not.  I truly believe McAfee has the strongest performing Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) on the market.  In fact, I’ve bet on it.  Sure, you’ve heard it all before.  Everyone makes the claim:  their solution offers the best quality, the most scalability, the highest performance, the greatest security.  Well, today […]

I meet with an impressive set of customers on a weekly basis and I find those interactions educational, but also exciting. It gives me a better understanding of their pain points, perspective and helps me set our team’s strategy. One area that continues to baffle me is the lack of awareness around the advancements in […]