Analyst Profile

Augusto Barros

Augusto Barros

VP Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
Toronto, ON Canada

Roles and Responsibilities

Augusto Barros is a Research VP in the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management group.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Mr. Barros has more than 15 years of experience in the IT security industry. He has served as a Security Architect and Security Officer for large enterprises and as a Security Consultant for clients in finance, retail, manufacturing and healthcare. He has worked on a variety of projects and initiatives on information security, from security awareness campaigns to penetration testing and security infrastructure design. In addition, he has taught classes and presented at many security conferences across the world, addressing audiences in the U.S., Europe and Brazil. He is also a contributor to the book "Trilhas em Seguranca da Informacao: caminhos e ideias para a protecao de dados."

Professional Background

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Director, Application and Data Security, 2 years
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Security Architect, 3 years
Davis and Henderson, PCI Compliance Officer, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades



B.S., Computer Science, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo



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