5 years at Gartner, 26 years industry experience
Location: ID USA | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
John Watts works in Research Infrastructure Protection with primary coverage of Security Service Edge (SSE), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Zero Trust strategy and implementation, and Web Application and API Protection (WAAP). John also covers security operations topics such as addressing the current threat landscape and Attack Surface Management (ASM) processes and technologies including Cyber Asset and Attack Surface Management (CAASM) and External Attack Surface Management (EASM).
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
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