Analyst Profile

Paul E. Proctor

Paul E. Proctor

VP Distinguished Analyst

11 years at Gartner ,  28 years IT industry


Roles and Responsibilities

Paul Proctor is a VP, Distinguished Analyst, and the chief of research for security and risk management. He helps organizations build mature risk and security programs that are aligned with business need. His coverage includes board reporting, KRI development, risk assessment and GRC technologies. His groundbreaking research in Risk-Adjusted Value Management helps organizations integrate risk and corporate performance.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy
  • Regulatory Compliance

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Proctor has been involved in various aspects of risk management since 1985. He was founder and CTO of two technology companies and developed first- and second-generation host-based intrusion-detection technologies. Mr. Proctor is a recognized expert in the fields of risk management and information security and associated regulatory compliance issues. He has authored two books published by Prentice Hall. Mr. Proctor was recognized for his expertise by being appointed to the original Telecommunications Infrastructure Protection working group used by Congress to understand critical infrastructure protection issues prior to the terrorist attack of Sept. 11. Previously, he worked for SAIC, Centrax, CyberSafe, Network Flight Recorder and Practical Security.

Professional Background

Centrax, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, 2 years
Cybersafe, Chief Technology Officer, 3 years
SAIC, Engineering Manager, 10 years

Education

B.S., Mathematics/Computer Science, University of Illinois

Languages

English