2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Ryan Gillis

 

Name: Ryan Gillis
Title: Vice President of Cybersecurity Strategy and Global Policy
Agency/Company: Palo Alto Networks

Conversation-starter. Gillis has become a leader on information sharing between government and the private sector. He spearheaded Palo Alto Networks’ entry into key information-sharing programs with the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and NATO. He also coordinated with U.S. and international law enforcement agencies to share information about a $300 million global ransomware campaign, enabling victim notification and preventive countermeasures. Additionally, he facilitated dialogue between policymakers and Palo Alto Networks on high-profile threat discoveries, including the first instance of Apple-based ransomware. His actions directly informed policy deliberations and law enforcement operations.

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