John Kindervag

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

John serves Security & Risk Professionals. He is a leading expert on wireless security, network security, security information management, and PCI data security.

Previous Work Experience

John is a 25-year veteran of the high-tech world. He holds numerous industry certifications, including CISSP, CEH, QSA, and CCNA. Prior to joining Forrester, John was the senior security architect with security consultancy Vigilar, and he started the security practice for a Cisco Gold VAR, Flair Data Systems, where he was a principal security consultant. He has particular expertise in the areas of wireless security, intrusion detection and prevention, and voice over IP hacking. He has been interviewed and published in numerous magazines, including Hospitality Technology Magazine, SecurityFocus.com, and Techtarget.com. John has spoken at many security conferences and events, including ToorCon, ShmoCon, and InfoSec World.

Education

John has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Iowa.

John Kindervag's Research

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Data Security: A Zero Trust Approach

    Data is the lifeblood of today's digital businesses, and protecting it from theft, misuse, and abuse is the No. 1 responsibility of every S&R leader. Hacked customer data can erase millions in p...

    • Downloads: 2190
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: No More Chewy Centers: Introducing The Zero Trust Model Of Information Security

    There's an old saying in information security: "We want our network to be like an M&M, with a hard crunchy outside and a soft chewy center." For a generation of information security professional...

    • Downloads: 2027
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Security Information Management (SIM)

    The security information management (SIM) market has undergone a dramatic transformation in the past five years. After growing to a respectable size in a short period in the early 2000s, the SIM...

    • Downloads: 1717
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Build Security Into Your Network's DNA: The Zero Trust Network Architecture

    One of our goals with Zero Trust is to optimize the security architectures and technologies for future flexibility. As we move toward a data-centric world with shifting threats and perimeters, w...

    • Downloads: 1963
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Develop Your Road Map For Zero Trust Network Mitigation Technology

    This report outlines Forrester's solution to help security and risk (S&R) leaders develop their road map for Zero Trust network threat mitigation technologies using Forrester's TechRadar™ ...

    • Downloads: 1457
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