Kelly Kavanagh is a Director Analyst in Gartner's Information Security and Privacy program. Mr. Kavanagh focuses on managed threat detection and response (MDR) services, and on security information and event management (SIEM) products. He conducts research on end-user requirements for MDR and SIEM. He assists Gartner clients in understanding various security service providers and offerings, and in finding appropriate solutions to specific needs. He also provides advice on evaluating, selecting and deploying security information and event management technology.
Before joining Gartner, Mr. Kavanagh worked for International Data Corp. (IDC), covering the high-performance computing market. He also covered user research for government clients in the areas of application development, object technology and information security. As an independent consultant and as an employee of Maximus, Mr. Kavanagh worked with business and government information technology managers engaged in planning and implementing a variety of technology efforts.
Director, Management Analysis
Partner & Founder
B.A., Political Science, Drew University, New Jersey
1Whether and how to outsource security monitoring operations
2Selecting and deploying security monitoring products and services
3Selecting and deploying vulnerability management products and services
4Selecting managed detection and response security services