As the Group Product Manager for Endpoint Threat Protection, Security Technology and Response, at Symantec, John Harrison leads the development of threat solutions for the Symantec Enterprise Endpoint and Norton Consumer client products.
Harrison is an expert in Web-based threats, such as drive-by downloads and malware associated with misleading applications, as well as mobile malware, the online underground economy and the general Internet security threat landscape. He is a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and FBI Infragard. Harrison regularly serves as an official Symantec spokesperson in the media and with customers on all aspects of computer security.
He has been at Symantec for nine years and has held various positions within the company centered on Symantec’s Endpoint Threat Protection, Intrusion Prevention Appliances and Honeypot solutions. Prior to joining Symantec, Harrison worked in product management at 3Com, Imperito Networks and National Semiconductor. He also worked in the Mac OS QA team and IT at Apple Computer.
Harrison received his MBA from St. Mary’s College and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.