John E. Girard is a VP and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner's Endpoint and Mobile Security practice. He specializes in business security and privacy solutions for wireless and mobile road warriors, extranet, remote offices and teleworkers.
Previously, Mr. Girard was a European research director for New Science Associates (acquired by Gartner), and a founder of the advanced network computing research practice. Before that, he was a software engineer at Pacific Bell, where he formed an Expert Systems R&D group and a software testing practice. His publications include "Building Knowledge Systems" (McGraw-Hill, 1989).
University of California
Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations Supervisor
Security of Applications and Data
Bachelor's Degree in Botany and Physics, University of California at Berkeley
1Enterprise mobility management products, services, policies, management, BYOD
2Smartphone/tablet security in depth, enterprise mobility management MQ
3Remote access, security, telework, work at home, VPNs, mobile data encryption and protection
4Wireless security, Wi-Fi, wireless intrusion prevention, travel security
5Mobile security maturity