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Anton Chuvakin

Distinguished VP Analyst

Anton Chuvakin is a Research Vice President in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management group.

Previous experience

Before Mr. Chuvakin joined Gartner, his job responsibilities included security product management, evangelist, research, competitive analysis, PCI DSS compliance, and SIEM development and implementation.

He is an author of the books "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance" and a contributor to "Know Your Enemy II," "Information Security Management Handbook" and other books. He has published dozens of papers on log management, SIEM, correlation, security data analysis, PCI DSS and security management. His blog "Security Warrior" was one of the most popular in the industry.

In addition, Mr. Chuvakin has taught classes and presented at many security conferences across the world; he recently addressed audiences in the U.S., the U.K., Singapore, Spain, Russia and other countries. He has worked on emerging security standards and served on advisory boards of several security startups.

Professional background


Director of PCI Compliance Solutions


Chief Logging Evangelist


Security Strategist

Areas of coverage

Security of Networks and Endpoints for Technical Professionals

Security Operations for Technical Professionals


Ph.D., Physics, SUNY Stony Brook

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1SIEM and log management, security analytics, user behavior analytics (UEBA)

2Vulnerability management (VM) and vulnerability assessment (VA)

3Security incident response (IR)

4Managed security services (MSSP and MDR)

5Threat intelligence