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Cybersecurity Veteran Christopher Young to Lead Intel Security

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Intel Corporation today introduced cybersecurity executive Christopher Young as Intel’s newest senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security. Young will join Intel’s management committee and report to Intel President Ren’ee James.

“Today is an exciting day for the tech industry and for Intel Security employees,” said Intel President Ren’ee James. “Chris Young is a world-class leader in cybersecurity, and I have full confidence that he’ll establish Intel Security as the pre-eminent provider of pervasive security and identity protection. The opportunities for innovation and growth are unparalleled.”

Young comes to Intel from Cisco*, where he was senior vice president of the global Security and Government Group, responsible for strategy, engineering and product development for the company’s security product business. Prior to Cisco, he held executive roles in end user computing at VMware* and cybersecurity at RSA*. Young also co-founded and led Cyveillance Inc.* and served as president and chief operating officer.

Intel Security combines the McAfee business with Intel teams that have expertise in hardware, software and solutions. McAfee has a broad portfolio of security solutions that complement Intel’s core business of delivering open platforms for partner innovation. Given the combined strengths of McAfee and Intel, the Intel Security team will infuse effective security for individuals and businesses to address the threats of today and tomorrow on all computing devices.

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