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Matthew Wollenweber
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
11 years IT Industry

Matthew Wollenweber is a Research Director in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management group. He covers infrastructure security, where he advises clients on technical controls (such as traffic aggregation, firewalls, NAC and intrusion detection) and on overall security architecture. He has more than 11 years of experience in information security as a security engineer, software engineer, consultant and analyst. Read Full Bio

Amazon announces WAF, but what does it mean for AWS netsec partnerships?

by Matthew Wollenweber  |  October 7, 2015

Amazon Web Services (AWS) just announced a new Web App Firewall (WAF) service. As a technical security control, this appears to be a great step forward. Enterprises are still struggling to effectively migrate (at scale) network security controls (like WAF) to the cloud. There are numerous approaches but few are elegant or simple. AWS WAF […]

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A Tactical Netsec Threat Intelligence Exercise

by Matthew Wollenweber  |  October 1, 2015

Threat intelligence is a hot topic in infosec, but what “threat intel” means is variable and its appropriateness for any given organization is unclear. Anton argues “threat intel doesn’t help people who don’t help themselves.” The best way to determine readiness is to work through a basic use case. One of the most rudimentary netsec […]

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Hello and Welcome

by Matthew Wollenweber  |  August 3, 2015

Hello and welcome to my new home on the Gartner Blog Network. I’m a new analyst covering network security in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). I plan to write about IDS/IPS, firewalls, and network segmentation. Branching out beyond my core in netsec, I’m also interested in threat intel, virtualization as it applies to infosec, and […]

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