Gartner Expert

William Dupre

Sr Director Analyst

William (Bill) Dupre is an Analyst in the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security and Risk Management Strategies team. He advises clients on Software/Application Security Practices, DevSecOps, Mobile Application Security, API security, SCA, SAST, DAST, IAST, RASP, and WAF.

Previous experience

Previously, Bill worked at Railinc as the Director of Security where he led all aspects of Information Security, including Application Security, compliance, endpoint security, security awareness, etc. Other past experience includes IT architecture and software development in various industries.

He has a passion for security and helping organizations stay resilient in the face of cyber threats.

Professional background


Director of Security


IT Architect


Sr. Software Engineer

Areas of coverage

Security of Applications and Data


B.S. Computer Science, University of New Orleans

CISO Certificate, Carnegie Mellon University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address


2Application Security

3Application Security Testing (AST)

4Software Component Analysis (SCA) and open-source software security

5Web Application Firewalls (WAF)