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

Security Technology and Infrastructure for Technical Professionals


B.S. Computer Science, University of New Orleans

CISO Certificate, Carnegie Mellon University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address


2Web and mobile application development security

3Application Security Testing (AST) and Saoftware Composition Analysis (SCA)

4Web Application and API Protection (WAAP)

5Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) and container security