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)
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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Toolkit: RFP Template for Security Education Computer-Based Training Products and Services 15-Apr-2014 Andrew Walls
Business Gets Social; CIO Desk Reference Chapter 30, Updated Q3 2013 11-Apr-2014 Gene Alvarez, Anthony J. Bradley, Nikos Drakos, Jeffrey Mann, Stephen Prentice, Carol Rozwell, Andrew Walls
Digital Business Forever Changes How Risk and Security Deliver Value 10-Apr-2014 Paul E. Proctor, Andrew Walls
Prepare for the Security Implications of Engagement Initiatives 13-Mar-2014 Tom Scholtz, Matthew W. Cain, Andrew Walls
IT Planning Guidance for Legal Professionals: The Gartner Legal IT 2020 Scenario 27-Feb-2014 French Caldwell, Kenneth Chin, Carol Rozwell, Debra Logan, Alan Dayley, Andrew Walls, Carsten Casper, Sheila Childs, Jie Zhang, John A. Wheeler