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Director, Public Sector Engineering & CTO, Cisco Systems
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Daniel Kent is the Chief Technology Officer for the Cisco Systems Public Sector organization. His group assists government transformation by delivering technologies, services, and offerings into public sector vertical markets including DoD, education, government, and healthcare. Currently, his team is focusing on integrating technologies like cloud computing, IoT, software-defined networking, cybersecurity, and collaboration.

An expert technologist, he speaks at many conferences and events on future technologies, enterprise architecture, and technology leadership. He is frequently quoted on telework, cloud computing, IoT, certifications, and cybersecurity in government periodicals.  

Mr. Kent has worked in the public sector communications field for over 25 years. Mr. Kent's prior positions include 10 years at Nortel Networks as the Director of Engineering and as a senior consulting engineer for Network Solutions, Inc.  

Mr. Kent is a graduate of the University of Maine, where he received a bachelor's degree and holds a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Articles by Daniel P. Kent
I 'Hacked' My Accounts Using My Mobile Number: Here's What I Learned
Nicole Sette, Director in the Cyber Risk practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps,  11/19/2019
DevSecOps: The Answer to the Cloud Security Skills Gap
Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer at Netskope,  11/15/2019
Attackers' Costs Increasing as Businesses Focus on Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  11/15/2019
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