Gartner Expert

Kaoru Yano

Director Analyst

Kaoru Yano is a Sr Principal Analyst in Gartner's Research and Advisory, focusing on Identity and Access Management, Cloud and Mobile Security, Security Governance and Risk Management and Security Market in Japan.

Previous experience

Ms. Yano has worked as a security professional for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Gartner, she supported many executives and CISOs as a security adviser at PwC Consulting and as a security technology professional at RSA. She also has held various project leadership role such as cybersecurity strategy planning, global security governance, and security operation design.

Professional background

PwC Consulting

Cyber Security, Senior Manager

RSA, the Security Division of EMC.

Business Development Manager -Archer Professional

NIWS (a group company of IBM)

RS/6000 and AIX Specialist, Assistant Manager

Areas of coverage

Security and Risk Management Leaders

Security Operations

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection

Infrastructure Security

Technology, Information and Resilience Risk


Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Administration, Hosei University, Tokyo

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Digital Workplace Security in Japan

2Cloud and Mobile Security in Japan

3Identity and Access Management in Japan

4Security Governance and Risk Management in Japan

5Security market trend in Japan