Vice President and Security Chief Technology Officer, CiscoAs Security CTO, Bret Hartman defines the security technology strategy for Cisco. Hartman has over thirty years of experience building information security solutions for major enterprises. His expertise includes cloud, virtualization and Web Services security. He has spoken at dozens of security events on distributed systems security. Prior to Cisco, he was CTO of RSA and an EMC Fellow, where he defined the security technology strategy and drove many acquisitions. He also worked at several startups, and began his career as a U.S. Air Force officer assigned to the U.S. National Security Agency. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.