Sr Director Analyst
1 year at Gartner
34 years industry experience
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 Winckless's Recent Gartner Activity
Gartner Panel: Prepare for the Top Cybersecurity Threats in Higher Education
13 May 2022
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
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
CCIE Emeritus #7331
B.Sc, Computer Science, University of Manchester