Brad LaPorte helps companies with tools and strategies to prevent malware infections, data breach mitigation, and threat intelligence programs. As a Research Senior Director with Gartner, Mr. LaPorte is responsible for all topics related to the Endpoint Protection Platforms ("EPP"), Endpoint Detection and Response ("EDR"), and Threat Intelligence ("TI"). He helps companies implement best practices for preventing data breaches, evaluating strategic technologies, vendors and solutions as well as being able to negotiate the best possible deal.
Before joining Gartner in 2019, Mr. LaPorte served as a military officer in information technology and intelligence, worked as a senior leader and product manager for endpoint solutions at Dell SecureWorks and IBM. Some highlights:
-Top performer and senior leader of the global product management team.
-Designed, implemented and grew the Endpoint Security Service portfolio from concept to a multimillion-dollar revenue business.
-Co-led the acquisition and integration of industry leading SOAR vendor, one of the most successful acquisitions in company history.
Senior Technical Product Manager & Team Lead, Endpoint Security
Senior Product Manager, Endpoint Security
United States Army
Cloud and Edge Infrastructure
M.S., Master of Business Administration, Ithaca College, Summa Cum Laude
B.S., Business Management, University of Rhode Island, Cum Laude
Certifications: GCIA, CISM, ITIL, Pragmatic Marketing Level 3, Sec+, A+
1How do we defend against hacking and malware attacks like ransomware, APT, etc.
2How do we stop malware and other attacks that come from web sites when users are roaming
3How do we do application control correctly
4What EPP/EDR vendors to evaluate and pros/cons of each
5How to select, implement and manage threat intelligence solutions