Gartner Expert

Paul (Research) Furtado

Sr Director Analyst

Paul Furtado is responsible for providing insights into cybersecurity as it specifically pertains to the midsize CIO.

Previous experience

As a midsize CIO/CISO for a SaaS provider, Mr. Furtado had responsibility for staffing, budget, IT operations, cybersecurity and strategy. Executive responsibilities also included quarterly interactions with the board of directors.

Professional background

Lone Wolf Technologies

Vice President, Information Technology & Security

Audcomp

Vice President, Technical Services

Areas of coverage

Security and Risk Management Leaders

Midsize Enterprise IT Leadership

Security Operations

Security of the Cloud

Infrastructure Security

Education

Mohawk College - Networking Technologies

ITIL v3 Foundations

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM, ISACA)

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK, CSA)

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Develop/Enhance Cybersecurity Programs for Midsize Enterprise

2Security Vendor Evaluation for Midsize Enterprise

3Cloud Security Initiatives for Midsize Enterprise

4Employee Cybersecurity Training for Midsize Enterprise

5General Cybersecurity Inquiries for Midsize Enterprise