Analyst Profile

Peter Firstbrook

Peter Firstbrook

Research VP

21 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Peter Firstbrook is a leading authority on endpoint and server protection strategies and tools. As a Research VP with Gartner, Mr. Firstbrook is responsible for all topics related to the endpoint protection platform (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR). He helps companies select strategic technology vendors and products, negotiate the best product price, and implement best practices.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Before joining Meta Group in May 1997, Mr. Firstbrook worked as a financial analyst, implemented retail and branch office networks, developed software for tax reporting/invoicing programs, and was a database administrator.

Professional Background

Meta Group, Sr. Research Analyst, 8 years
Syndication Monitors, Financial Analyst/Marketing Director, 5 years
Yorkminister Financial, Database/Network Administrator, 3 years


B.A., Economics, University of Western Ontario
B.S., Computer Science, American Institute, Delta Epsilon Tau honors
Canadian Securities Diploma, Canadian Securities Institute