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.

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  • John Kindervag
  • Sourcing & Procurement
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Introducing Forrester's Prioritized Patching Process (P3)

    Leverage Predictive Threat Modeling And Data Value For A Context-Based Approach To Patch Prioritization

    Criminals want access to your valuable assets, and one of their preferred methods is to exploit vulnerabilities lurking in your software and systems. Typically, these vulnerabilities have available...

    • Downloads: 278
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Network Access Control, Q2 2011

    ForeScout, Juniper, And Bradford Networks Outdistance The Pack, But Cisco, McAfee, And Enterasys Are Close Behind

    In Forrester's 72-criteria evaluation of network access control (NAC) vendors, we found few notable points of differentiation between vendor offerings. Thus we have a tight clustering of vendors...

    • Downloads: 1091
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Intrusion Prevention Systems, Q2 2011

    A Mature Space, IPS Is Still The Bulwark Of Network Security

    An intrusion prevention system (IPS) complements traditional firewalls by inspecting the entire network packet looking for malicious traffic that is often invisible to Layer 3 firewalls. While...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Firewall Auditing Tools

    In the battle to protect your organization's information and assets, firewalls are the first line of defense for preventing attacks against the network. And for the most part, they've succeeded at...

    • Downloads: 686
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™ For Security & Risk Professionals: Network Threat Mitigation, Q3 2009

    The news is filled with reports of networks attacks and stolen data. Consumers routinely undergo the stress of fraudulent charges or compromised credit cards. Terms such as "botnet" have become part...

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