Prateek Bhajanka is a Senior Principal Analyst for the IT Leaders (ITL) constituency, focusing on Security and Risk Management for Gartner Research. Mr. Bhajanka's areas of research include Endpoint protection platforms/Endpoint detection and response (EPP/EDR), malware and ransomware prevention, etc. His key tasks encompass creating high-quality, actionable and consumable written research and give clients insights and advice on various security problems they face.
Mr. Bhajanka also helps organizations save money on new contracts and renewals on endpoint protection platforms and endpoint detection and response.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Bhajanka worked as Vice President for Product Management at Qualys, Cybersecurity Consultant with Deloitte India on consulting, advisory and assurance engagements. His primary work included vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, application security testing, security configuration assessments, ISO 27001 compliance, etc.
Prior to Deloitte, he worked with Accenture in Application Support and Technology and Workforce Enablement. Mr. Bhajanka has led various initiatives in his previous organizations which led to significant cost savings and process improvements. He served clients from various domains like BFSI, education, hospitality, energy exchange, pharmaceutical, Indian public sector and IT/ITES. He is an information security stalwart with an M.B.A. in Information Security Management specialization.
Deloitte Touche & Tohmatsu India
VP, Product Management
M.B.A., IT Business Management With Information Security Management Specialization, SCIT, Pune
B.E., Electronics and Telecommunication, University of Pune, Pune
1Helping organizations in choosing strategic endpoint protection platforms and endpoint detection and response (EPP/EDR) vendors and implementing best practices
2Review for RFP for EPP/EDR
3Review pricing contracts for EPP/EDR
4Ransomware best practices protection, prevention and detection