10 years at Gartner
27 years IT industry
Leesburg, VA USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Jay Heiser is a Research Vice President specializing in the areas of IT security program management, security policy and security organization. Current research areas include cloud and SaaS risk assessment and control, security program management, and board of director portals.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Jay Heiser's Recent Gartner Activity
Market Guide for Board Portals
Five Golden Rules for Creating Effective Security Policy
Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2014
The Top Risks for Public Cloud
11 November 2014
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Mr. Heiser's background includes several product management roles for encryption, messaging, antivirus and secure Unix software. As a consultant, he has performed security assessments for multinational Internet service providers and the Department of Defense, as well as writing information security policies for both UBS and Credit Suisse. Co-author of the book "Computer Forensics: Incident Response Fundamentals," he was a columnist for Information Security magazine for 10 years.
International Network Services/Lucent Technologies, Principal Consultant, 3 years
The Santa Cruz Operation, Product Manager, 6 years
UBS, Associate Director, Group Information Security, 2 years
Has served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Information Security magazine, the Advisory Board for the London Chapter of ISSA and several (ISC)2 test advisory groups.
B.A., College of Wooster, Ohio (studied Computer Science, Religion and German; awarded honors on Senior Thesis, a computer-assisted analysis of an ancient document)
Certified Information System Security Professional
M.B.A., International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona