4 years at Gartner, 24 years industry experience
Location: ID USA | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
John Watts works in Research Infrastructure Protection covering the Security Service Edge (SSE) components of SASE architectures such as secure web gateways (SWG), zero trust network access (ZTNA), and cloud access security brokers (CASB). John also covers network access control (NAC), Cyber Asset and Attack Surface Management (CAASM), web application and API protection (WAAP), and Zero Trust strategies and implementation advice.
Prior to this, Mr. Watts built a security engineering and operations team from scratch focused on preventative security controls. He designed security solutions including network segmentation, intrusion prevention systems, cloud-based proxy controls, firewalls, enterprise mobility management, data loss prevention, identity and access management systems including SAML and OAuth/OpenID Connect, client and server antivirus, PCI and SOX compliance controls, and cloud security (SaaS and IaaS).
- Greenbrier and Russel, Senior Consultant, 3 years
- Micron Technology, Sr. Manager IT/Lead Enterprise Security Architect, 12 years
- Southwest Airlines, Software Architect, 4 years
- B.B.A., Information Systems and International Business, Cum Laude, Baylor University
RESEARCH BY THIS ANALYST More
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31 August 2022Critical Capabilities for Cloud Web Application and API Protection