Sr Director Analyst
1 year at Gartner, 35 years industry experience
Location: NM USA | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
Charlie Winckless is a Senior Director Analyst on Gartner's Infrastructure Protection team, focusing on the evolution of cloud and network security. His research covers Zero Trust strategies and approaches, the Security Service Edge (SSE - including CASB, SWG, and ZTNA), and extends to IaaS, PaaS and SaaS security, governance, and markets including CSPM, SSPM, CWPP, and CNAPP.
Charlie is a cybersecurity veteran with over 20 years' experience in the field and cut his IT teeth at IBM before going on to study computer science at Manchester University in the UK. He installed his first firewall in 1997 and immediately discovered his passion for cybersecurity -- a field where he could finally put his healthy paranoia to use for others. Over his career, Charlie has worked as a consultant and engineer across the security spectrum, helping his clients understand and address unique business risks.
- INX, Senior Security Architect, 6 years
- Network Architechs, Security Consultant, 5 years
- Presidio, Senior Director, Cybersecurity Solutions, 10 years
- B.Sc, Computer Science, University of Manchester
- CCIE Emeritus #7331
RESEARCH BY THIS ANALYST More
06 December 2022Predicts 2023: Zero Trust Moves Past Marketing Hype Into Reality
21 October 2022Tool: Framework for Developing IaaS Security Policy
01 September 2021Quick Answer: How to Explain Zero Trust to Technology Executives