16 years at Gartner
31 years industry experience
Lincoln United Kingdom
Roles and Responsibilities
Ant Allan, Ph.D., is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research. He is a core member of the identity and access management (IAM) research community and specializes in user authentication and other trust technologies, processes, policies and best practices.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Ant Allan's Recent Gartner Activity
Identity and Access Management Program Primer for 2016
Managing Identities, Privileges, Access and Trust Primer for 2016
Four Kinds of Password Management
Prior to joining Gartner, Ant Allan worked for two years as a product manager for security software products with a U.K. distributor. Before that, he worked for seven years in information security management for GA Life, focusing on information security policy and technologies for financial systems, after short stints in application development and information technology training.
GA Life (now part of Aviva), Senior Information Security Analyst, 12 years
Software (Europe) Ltd., Technical Consultant, 2 years
B.Sc., with honors, Physics, University of Durham, U.K.
Ph.D., Theoretical Particle Physics, University of Durham, U.K.