Analyst Profile

Andrew Bales

Andrew Bales

Principal Analyst

2 years at Gartner,  5 years industry experience

Location:  CO USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Andrew Bales is a Principal Analyst within the Secure Business and Infrastructure practice at Gartner. Mr. Bales' area of research and expertise is Data Security, including topics such a DLP vendors, DLP best practices and DLP strategy, Data Classification vendors, best practices and strategies, along with Data Masking vendors and best practices. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Bales worked as an DLP Analyst at a managed security services provider, working on development of DLP programs, DLP policy development/compliance, and DLP incident management and governance. In addition, he has coverage of Data Classification and Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) strategies with regard to DLP.


Previous Experience

Mr. Bales was a DLP analyst for several of InteliSecure's highest paying clients, managing all aspects of client's Data Loss Prevention programs.

Professional Background

  • InteliSecure, Data Loss Prevention Analyst, 3 years


  • B.S. Engineering Physics, Colorado School of Mines

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