Analyst Profile

Toby Bussa

Toby Bussa

VP Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Toby Bussa covers security operations within Security and Risk Management for IT Leaders. His coverage areas focus on people, processes, technology and services to support security operations. Topics covered include managed security, managed detection and response, and incident response services; SIEM and SOAR technologies; security operations centers (SOCs); penetration testing; and vulnerability management. Mr. Bussa is also the Key Initiative Lead for security operations responsible for the delivery of the research pipeline.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Mr. Bussa joined Gartner from GlaxoSmithKline, where he worked for more than 14 years in the infrastructure security team. Most recently, he held leadership roles addressing information protection, and security strategy and architecture for security monitoring, advanced threat defense, data protection, identity and access management, and global network services.

Professional Background

GlaxoSmithKline, Director, Information Protection Management, 2 years
GlaxoSmithKline, Director, Strategy and Architecture, 2 years
Symantec, Manager, Security Analysis EMEA, 1 year

Industry Awards/Accolades

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)


B.A., Environmental Management, University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Mineral Economics, Penn State University



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