Adam Hils is a Research Director with Gartner Research. He covers network security, including intrusion prevention systems (IPS), enterprise firewalls and UTMs. In addition, Mr. Hils provides advice to budget-constrained midsize enterprises about prioritizing security investments.
CISO, Network Security, Network Operations
Mr. Hils has performed in several strategic product marketing and management roles. In those roles, he focused on helping customers enhance their security postures.
HP Enterprise Security
Senior Product Line Manager
Director, Enterprise Solutions
IBM Internet Security Systems
Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility (retired)
Network Security (retired)
Master's degree in Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor's degree in English, Georgia Southern University
1Securing networks - implementing firewalls, IPS and multifunction platforms
3Making next-generation firewall (NGFW) decisions
4Web application firewall decisions
5Best-of-breed network security vs. multifunction platforms