About Cheri F. McGuire
Ms. McGuire serves as VP of Global Government Affairs and Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec, where she leads a global team focused on cybersecurity, data integrity and privacy issues. She works extensively with industry and government, including serving as Chair of the IT Sector Coordinating Council — one of 18 critical sectors identified by the President and DHS to work with the government on CIP and cybersecurity matters. Prior to joining Symantec in 2010, she served as Director for Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity in Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group. Before joining Microsoft in 2008, she served at DHS where she lead the National Cyber Security Division and US-CERT. Ms. McGuire also was a program manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, and a Congressional staffer. She holds an MBA and a BA.