Security Watch: Palo Alto Networks appoints Sean Duca as VP & Regional CSO for APAC

Palo Alto Networks has appointed Sean Duca as Vice President & Regional Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Asia Pacific.

Duca, who is based in Sydney, will be responsible for the development of threat intelligence security best practices and thought leadership for Palo Alto Networks in the region. This includes strengthening security initiatives and maintaining good channels of communications and support for Palo Alto Networks’ customers across Asia Pacific. Sean also will be a key addition to the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence team, Unit 42, actively contributing to an APAC perspective on the latest findings of cyber threats.

Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Duca spent 15 years with Intel Security where he was most recently responsible for improving and driving the company’s solution strategy and technology vision and steering the development of Intel Security’s reference architectures in close collaboration with customers and partners across the region. Duca has more than 17 years of experience in the IT security space and has provided expert guidance and advice to the Australian government around online safety issues, and on cybersecurity matters to the public and private sector within Asia Pacific.

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