23 years at Gartner
36 years industry experience
Stamford, CT USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Lawrence Orans focuses on network security research. He assists chief information security officers and their direct reports in developing network-based strategies for mitigating security threats. Mr. Orans is the lead author for Gartner's Secure Web Gateway Magic Quadrant. He also helps clients develop strategies, select solutions and develop incident response plans to help enterprises mitigate the impact of DDoS attacks.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Lawrence Orans's Recent Gartner Activity
Quick Answer: How Do We Optimize the Cost of Secure Web Gateways?
Market Guide for Network Access Control
OT Security Best Practices
Prior to joining Gartner in 1997, Mr. Orans held systems engineering positions at IBM, 3Com and Bay Networks (via Wellfleet Communications), where he worked with enterprises on designing and implementing secure network infrastructures.
3Com, Systems Engineer, 2 years
Bay Networks, Systems Engineer, 3 years
IBM, Programmer/Systems Engineer, 9 years
Golden Quill, Gartner, 2014
Thought Leadership, Gartner, 2015
B.S., Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Stern School of Business at New York University