PRESTON HOgue, senior director of security marketing

Preston Hogue (@prestonhogue) is the Sr. Director of Security Marketing at F5 Networks and serves as a worldwide security evangelist for the company. Previously, he was a Security Product Manager at F5, specializing in network security Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC). He joined F5 in 2010 as a Security Architect and was responsible for the initial design of F5’s current Information Security Management System (ISMS). 

Preston has a proven track record building out Information Security Management Systems with Security Service Oriented Architectures (SSOA) and enabling enhanced integration, automation, and simplified management for Application Security architectures. Before joining F5, he was Director of information Security at social media provider Demand Media where he built out the information security team and the company’s ISMS, which included PCI, SOX, OFAC, DDoS, and DMCA programs. Preston’s career began 23 years ago when he served as a security analyst performing operational security (OPSEC) audits for the U.S. Air Force. He currently holds CISSP, CISA, CISM, and CRISC security and professional certifications.