Gartner Expert

Mitchell Schneider

Sr Principal Analyst

Mitchell Schneider is a Research Analyst aligned to the Infrastructure Protection team in Gartner's IT Leaders research group. Mr. Schneider's research primarily focuses on how clients can obtain the best pricing and terms specific to security monitoring technologies and services.

Previous experience

In his prior role, Mr. Schneider facilitated advisory requests from I&O and Security IT Leaders with the appropriate Gartner analysts in order to help achieve their mission-critical priorities.

Professional background


Research Content Specialist

Areas of coverage

Security Operations


M.S., Criminal Justice, Saint Joseph's University

B.S., Criminal Justice, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Selecting the appropriate security monitoring option(s) based on the current IT environment, use cases and available resources

2Planning, selecting and deploying security information and event management (SIEM) solutions

3Evaluating and selecting an MSSP/MDR service provider/co-managed SIEM service provider

4Selecting a vulnerability assessment (VA) solution, in addition to helping establish and maintain a successful vulnerability management program/strategy

5Understanding the different types of pricing/licensing models currently in the security monitoring technology and services markets