Analyst Profile
Greg Young
Greg Young
Research VP
Ottawa, ON Canada
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Years of Experience
10 years at Gartner
28 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Security & Privacy

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Roles and Responsibilities
Greg Young is a Research Vice President in Gartner. His primary coverage area is network security. He is the lead author for the Network Firewall Magic Quadrant, IPS Magic Quadrant and Infrastructure Protection Hype Cycle. He also co-authors the UTM Magic Quadrant.
Previous Experience
Mr. Young has more than 20 years of experience in IT security in product companies, and in both the private and public sectors. He spent his military career in technology security and was head of IT security for the Federal Department of Communications. He received the confederation medal from the Governor General of Canada for his work with smart card security, headed a large security consulting practice, was chief security architect for a security product company, and headed several large security consulting practices.
Professional Background
Security consulting firms, Vice President, Security Services, 8 years
Security product company, Chief Security Architect, 2 years
Military and government IT security, Certifier and Accreditor, Chief of IT Security, 8 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Confederation Medal from the Governor General of Canada
Certified Client-Server Professional (CSSP)
Government-Certified Common Criteria (CC) Evaluator
Graduate of the Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security (CFSIS)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Graduate of Langara College, Criminal Justice

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Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management 07-Aug-2014 Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Greg Young
Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Protection, 2014 30-Jul-2014 Greg Young
Use Peak Threat Analysis to Balance Security Sustainability 20-Jun-2014 Greg Young
Security Futures: Plan Now for the Peak Threat and Beyond 19-Jun-2014 Greg Young
Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls 17-Jun-2014 Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Greg Young, Joseph Feiman