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Gorka Sadowski

Sr Director Analyst

Gorka Sadowski is a Senior Director Analyst in Security Operations for IT Leaders. Mr. Sadowski helps clients improve their capabilities in the areas of threat detection and response, covering People, Process Technologies -- SOC, TDR, MDR, TH, SIEM, UEBA, SOAR and Deception, with a focus on Cloud transformations.

Previous experience

Mr. Sadowski has over 25 years of experience solving technology and cybersecurity problems for organizations of all sizes, both in U.S. and Europe, as a consultant working on security programs and projects or as a vendor defining, offering and deploying innovative solutions for the industry. These past 10 years Mr. Sadowski focused on SIEM and log management technologies and services. He has worked for NetScreen, Splunk, Loggly, LogLogic, INS and Unisys, and built a successful consulting practice advising innovative Security Monitoring and Services clients.

Mr. Sadowski's passion is to build powerful technology stacks for security and risk management and to create high-impact best-of-breed technology ecosystems.

Professional background


Director Business Development, Security Ecosystems


Sales Engineer, Senior Architect, Territory Manager


Solution Practice Director, Security Services and MSSP

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders


Ph.D. Candidate, Network Security, University of Miami

Maitrise d'Informatique, Universite de Pau, France (M.S. in CS)

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How do I align security monitoring technology and services with business imperatives.

2Evaluating and selecting security monitoring technologies such as SIEM and UEBA, and security services such as MSSP and MDR.

3Implementation and operation of security monitoring technologies and services.

4Support for vulnerability management initiatives, including best practice, and selection and deployment of technologies and services.