Dennis Xu is a Senior Director Analyst with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) on the Security and Risk Management team. He covers cloud security topics that include Security Service Edge (SSE), Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM), Microsoft Office 365 Security, AWS Security, Microsoft Azure Security, CSPM, CWPP, and CNAPP.
Mr. Xu has more than 20 years of experience in the IT security industry across financial, healthcare, telecommunication, and managed security service providers. He has served as Director of Cloud Security and developed a cloud security strategy and control framework for a large bank. He has worked as a Security Architect and Security Advisor covering AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry, Mobile Security, Micro-Segmentation, SIEM, Threat Risk Assessment, and Security Reference Architecture.
RBC Royal Bank
Director Cloud Security
Bank of Nova Scotia
Senior Security Advisor
Health Shared Services Ontario
Security Technology and Infrastructure for Technical Professionals
Bachelor's Degree, Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
1Cloud Security (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
2Security Service Edge (SSE)
3CSPM, CWPP, CNAPP
4Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM)
5Microsoft Office 365 Security