Speaker Bio

Dennis Xu

Dennis Xu

Sr Director Analyst
Dennis Xu is a Senior Director Analyst with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) on the Security and Risk Management team. He covers cloud security topics that include Security Service Edge (SSE), Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), Microsoft Office 365 Security, Microsoft Azure Security, CSPM, and CWPP.
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Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
Crossfire Debate: Cloud Firewall β€” Native vs. Incumbent β€”The Battle Begins

Migrating resources to IaaS tenants opens up questions on how to provide network security. This session presents security and risk management technical professionals with guidance on when the appropriate option would be an incumbent firewall vendor versus a cloud-native firewall.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Technical Insights: Do I Buy a SSE Product From a CASB Vendor or SWG Vendor?

Security service edge (SSE) is an emerging market that consolidates CASB, SWG, and ZTNA. Vendors from all three traditional markets are all either building or buying into the SSE market. Do you buy SSE from CASB vendors or SWG vendors? We will discuss the key strengths and weaknesses of CASB vs. SWG vendors as they march into SSE, and which type best suits your needs

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Microsoft 365 Security Best Practices

Do you have a specific question related to securing your Microsoft 365 environment you want to ask an analyst? Have you read a Gartner research on Microsoft 365 Security and have questions to ask? Come ask your question to a Gartner analyst and walk away with the answer on the spot.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM EDT
Showfloor Showdown: Security Service Edge (SSE) Vendor Demo Challenge (Session 1)

Let's put SSE vendors to the test in a Showfloor Showdown! Security service edge (SSE) is an emerging technology that secures web, cloud services, and private apps from anywhere. Vendors from CASB, SWG, and ZTNA markets are all marching toward this new market using different approaches. Come watch Netskope, Skyhigh Security, and Zscaler to demonstrate how they address a set of common use cases.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 11:50 AM - 12:40 PM EDT
Showfloor Showdown: Security Service Edge (SSE) Vendor Demo Challenge (Session 2)

Let's put SSE vendors to the test in a Showfloor Showdown! Security service edge (SSE) is an emerging technology that secures web, cloud services, and private apps from anywhere. Vendors from CASB, SWG, and ZTNA markets are all marching toward this new market using different approaches. Come watch iboss, Lookout, and Palo Alto Networks demonstrate how they address a set of common use cases.

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