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Ian Farquhar

Field Chief Technology Officer (Global)

Ian Farquhar has worked in information security for over 30 years. Previous employers have included RSA/EMC, Cisco, Sun MicroSystems, Silicon Graphics/Cray Research, and Macquarie University. In his role as Global Field CTO for Gigamon, he is responsible for the tactical and strategic planning around information security, especially in the areas of zero trust architecture, high performance cryptography, and advanced threat detection. He has designed and evaluated networks for governments, enterprises, and service providers. Ian leads the Gigamon Security Architecture Team, which is the worldwide subject , matter expert resource in secure network design. He has also acted as interim CISO for Gigamon. He is based in Sydney, Australia.