Wam Voster

Wam Voster

Sr Director Analyst
Wam Voster is a Research Director in Gartner Research, focused on security and risk management. He advises clients on security management and organizational issues and trends based on his experience gained in large corporations prior to joining Gartner in 2017. Although relatively new to Gartner, Mr. Voster has extensive experience in both executing and advising on highly visible security programs in complex environments. He is a seasoned IT professional with a background in the Oil and Gas industry as well as in the fast moving consumer goods sector. Of his 29 years in the IT industry, the last nine years were dedicated to information security. He is based in the Netherlands, but for most of his career, he either managed or advised on large programs abroad.
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Monday, 28 October, 2019 08:15 AM|Monday, 28 October, 2019 08:45 AM
Tutorial: Introducing the Gartner Information Security Function Operating Model

Security & Risk Management Leaders are challenged to continuously adapt their organizations to meet the needs of rapid changes in digital business. This presentation introduces the Gartner Operating Model for the Information Security Function to address this challenge. This operating model represents how it orchestrates its capabilities to deliver against its operational and strategic objectives.

Monday, 28 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Monday, 28 October, 2019 11:30 AM
To the Point: IT/OT Considerations for the GCC

The increased use of commercial operating systems in industrial control systems means that OT is now susceptible to the same attacks as in the IT world. What should security and risk management leaders in the GCC region do to develop a coherent strategy to protect not just the organization’s information but also the OT. This round table will key challenges and solutions to securing the OT in the Oil and Gas sector in the GCC region.

Monday, 28 October, 2019 12:30 PM|Monday, 28 October, 2019 01:30 PM
Roundtable: The Key Challenges You Face When Securing OT

Initially security incidents only occurred in IT but the world has seen attacks in OT as well. Organizations need to implement security in OT to protect this domain from these attacks. This will ensure not only an uninterrupted operation, but also that no harm to people and the environment occurs. What are organizations doing to address this? Is the maturity of OT security at par with IT security?

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 05:00 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 05:30 PM
Security Organization Dynamics, 2019

There is no such thing as a perfect, universally appropriate model for security organizations. Every enterprise must develop its own model, taking into consideration basic principles, practical realities and the challenges of digital transformation. This presentation will address the following key issues:
- What are the trends and challenges in security organization design?
- What are the factors that influence security organization?
- What are the current best practices and contemporary conceptual design models for security organization?

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