Building a Robust Threat Management System

Peter Romness

Cybersecurity Solutions Lead
US Public Sector CTO Office


Peter Romness is the Cybersecurity Solutions Lead in the US Public Sector CTO Office at Cisco Systems. For over 30 years, he has devoted his deep knowledge and diverse experience to help government agencies securely accomplish their missions. He is laser-focused on mitigating cybersecurity threats, maintaining individuals’ privacy, protecting sensitive information, and securing government intellectual property.

Peter brings Cisco’s advanced cybersecurity solutions to departments and agencies at Federal, State, and Local Governments, and Educational Institutions. He works with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and has contributed their 1800-Series Special Publications. Peter helps the broader IT community understand the very latest cyber capabilities and risk mitigation methods to effectively address cyber threats. His unique combination of a technical background and a passion for clearly conveying high-tech topics to audiences of all levels of understanding makes him invaluable to Cisco and our customers.

Prior to Cisco Systems, Peter held leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, AT&T and Panasonic. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University.