Stuart McClure
VP of Operations and Strategy, Risk and Compliance Business Unit
Stuart McClure is VP of Operations and Strategy for the Risk and Compliance Business Unit at McAfee. McClure is responsible for overall business operations as well as product, sales, and marketing strategies for the BU. Prior to McAfee, he was Executive Director of Security Services for Kaiser Permanente, a $17B Healthcare organization. McClure was responsible for all global security services functions at Kaiser including identity and access management, governance and compliance, security architecture, security consulting, data security, care delivery security, and product development/quality assurance. Prior to Kaiser, McClure was SVP of Global Threats and Research for McAfee Avert Labs where he led an elite global security threats team fighting the most viscous cyber attacks ever seen. McClure was founder, president and chief technology officer for Foundstone Inc., which was acquired by McAfee in 2004. Foundstone empowered large enterprises, including US government agencies and Global 500 customers to continuously and measurably manage and mitigate risk to protect their most important digital assets and customers’ private information from critical threats. Widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of security products, McClure is considered one of the industry’s leading authorities in information security today. A well-published and acclaimed security visionary, McClure brought over 20 years of technology and executive leadership to Foundstone with profound technical, operational, and financial experience. In 1999, he published the first of many books on computer hacking and security. His first book, “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets and Solutions” has been translated into over 20 languages and was ranked the #4 computer book ever sold — positioning it as one of the best-selling security and computer books in history. McClure has also co-authored “Hacking Exposed: Windows 2000” by McGraw-Hill/Osborne and “Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense” by Addison-Wesley. Prior to Foundstone, McClure held many leadership positions in security and IT management including within Ernst & Young’s National Security Profiling Team, the InfoWorld Test Center, state and local California government, IT consultancy, and with the University of Colorado, Boulder where he holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy, with an emphasis in computer science applications. He has also earned numerous certifications including ISC2’s CISSP, Novell’s CNE, and Check Point’s CCSE.