Analyst Profile
Andrew Walls
Andrew Walls
Research VP
Grass Valley, CA USA
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Years of Experience
7 years at Gartner
37 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Security & Privacy

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Roles and Responsibilities
Andrew Walls is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research, where he specializes in security education, awareness, communications and behavior management; security in social media; enterprise governance; investigations/surveillance; brand and image reputation management; and security program management. Security practices and data protection in the Asia/Pacific region are also a focus of his research agenda.
Previous Experience
Mr. Walls has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Walls was a principal security consultant for Cybertrust Australia, where his practice focused on ISMS development, security governance, breach investigations and compliance assessments. Before that, he worked in financial services security for HBOSA (BankWest). Prior to his concentration on information security, Mr. Walls worked in software development, product management, database design and IT management for commercial and educational organizations.
Professional Background
Cybertrust Australia, Principal Security Consultant, 4 years
Halifax Bank of Scotland Australia (BankWest), Information Security and Risk Specialist, 4 years
Coflexip Stena Offshore, IT Manager and Security Director, 1 year
Industry Awards/Accolades
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Education
M.B.A., Marketing and Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Chemistry and Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill




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Asia/Pacific Context: 'Magic Quadrant for Global MSSPs' 02-Jul-2014 Craig Lawson, Andrew Walls
Brazil's Move Toward Regulated Risk Requires a New Compliance Focus 20-Jun-2014 Claudio Neiva, Andrew Walls
Innovation Insight: Digital Business Innovation Disrupts Risk and Security Management 18-Jun-2014 Andrew Walls, Earl Perkins, Paul E. Proctor
Innovation Insight: Digital Business Innovation Risk Will Bring About the Rise of the Digital Risk Officer 18-Jun-2014 Paul E. Proctor, Earl Perkins, Andrew Walls
Best Practices for Managing 'Insider' Security Threats, 2014 Update 17-Jun-2014 Andrew Walls