Forrest Foster

Collaboration Compliance Program Lead, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Forrest R. Foster serves as the Compliance Program Leader for the Collaboration business at Cisco Systems, where he manages a team that obtains & maintains external certifications for the Webex services product line, the 5th largest SaaS provider on the planet.

Forrest is an active volunteer member of (ISC)², having served as co-founder and former president of the (ISC)² Austin Chapter, and former president of the (ISC)² Silicon Valley Chapter. Additionally Forrest contributed as developer of the CCSP certification and exam tracks, and item writer/developer of the CISSP education track.

Forrest's professional certifications include: CISSP, CISA, and CNSS-I. Forrest holds a B.S. in Information Security & Assurance. Forrest has over 30 years of experience in Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, & IT Operations.