Jon Amato

Jon Amato

Sr Director Analyst
Jon Amato is a Sr. Director Analyst in the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security Technology and Infrastructure team, focusing on endpoint protection, endpoint detection and response, vulnerability management, ransomware defense programs, and secure web gateway technologies.
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Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
Technical Insights: Plotting Your Course to Ransomware Defense

Ransomware is a threat that requires a whole-business approach to defend against and the diversity of tools, techniques, and processes that enterprise security professionals can bring to bear to protect against ransomware can be intimidating. In this session, attendees will learn how to assess their program of ransomware defense and quickly close the gaps that attackers will use to make your organization the next name on their list of victims

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Is XDR the Next Big Thing in Security? Or Another Passing Fad?

XDR, or Extended Detection and Response, is an extension of other technologies used for security monitoring and response, taking the analytics concepts used in tools like EDR and SIEM to a broader set of enterprise security tools. In this session we will discuss what XDR is, how your organization might benefit from using it, and whether XDR matters to you.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
Outlook for Endpoint Security 2022

Endpoint now covers a wide variety of devices, and organisations invest heavily in trying to secure them. So why is it that malware attacks such as ransomware are still so prevalent. We discuss how securing the endpoint needs to go beyond protecting the individual endpoint, to protect the diverse range of endpoints that make up an organisation.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Workshop: Learning The Craft of the Ransomware Dungeon Master

Ransomware is a unique threat, and demands a unique incident response plan. Tabletop exercises, or "role playing games for security professionals," are one of the best ways of creating those plans. In this workshop, we will work through a series of live ransomware-specific tabletop exercises, and help you be the dungeon master your organization needs

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Sorting Through The Pile: How to Prioritize Your Vulnerability Management Efforts

Those responsible for vulnerability management are undoubtedly familiar with "The Pile" — the often-massive reports produced by a vulnerability assessment tool that tells us what we have to fix. Those reports are undoubtedly useful, but often intimidating due to their sheer size. In this session, we'll learn the best practices for sorting through the pile, identifying what's important stuff and getting what matters fixed first.

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