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Max Taggett

Sr Principal Analyst

Max Taggett is a Senior Principal Analyst on the ITL Endpoint Security Team covering Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), specifically Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Extended Detection and Response (XDR) technology, to include market trends and vendors.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Max accumulated 12 years of experience across the National Defense and technology industries building support for new initiatives, incorporating technology into workflows, and building relationships across mission-spaces.

Professional background

United States Army

Counter-Terrorism Analyst

CACI International

Counter-Terrorism Analyst/Discovery Analyst


Cybersecurity Analyst

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure Security


Masters Degree (2022) Cybersecurity. University of Southern Maine.

Bachelors Degree (2009) Political Science. University of Southern Maine.

Associates Degree (2012) Afghan Language and Culture. Defense Language Institute.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Endpoint security vendor selection and planning (EDR/MDR/XDR)

2Email Security


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