Gartner Expert

Augusto Barros

VP Analyst

Augusto Barros is a Research VP in the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management group.

Previous experience

Mr. Barros has more than 15 years of experience in the IT security industry. He has served as a Security Architect and Security Officer for large enterprises and as a Security Consultant for clients in finance, retail, manufacturing and healthcare. He has worked on a variety of projects and initiatives on information security, from security awareness campaigns to penetration testing and security infrastructure design.

In addition, he has taught classes and presented at many security conferences across the world, addressing audiences in the U.S., Europe and Brazil. He is also a contributor to the book "Trilhas em Seguranca da Informacao: caminhos e ideias para a protecao de dados."

Professional background

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

Director, Application and Data Security

Davis and Henderson

PCI Compliance Officer

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

Security Architect

Areas of coverage

Security of Networks and Endpoints for Technical Professionals

Security of the Cloud for Technical Professionals

Security Operations for Technical Professionals

Security and Risk Management Programs for Technical Professionals


B.S., Computer Science, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to extract value from SIEM implementations

2How to implement and run an effective vulnerability management program

3How to select and maintain security monitoring use cases

4How to leverage threat intelligence in security operations

5How to improve visibility into endpoints and network for security operations