ESG Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is in a constant state of flux, and organizations are more invested than ever before in their security people, processes, and technology. The ESG Cybersecurity team works closely with vendors and end-users alike to stay up to date on what organizations are doing, what end-users would like to see, and how the market is changing or adapting to the latest trends. The cybersecurity segment at ESG covers every aspect of an organization's security needs and lifecyclenetwork, endpoint, cloud, data, services, and much more. Find out how the ESG Cybersecurity team can help arm your organization to succeed in a highly dynamic and saturated marketplace.


ESG Research Report: The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals

The cybersecurity profession is characterized by the stress of growing threats, pressure to get boardroom-level attention (before breach headlines do), and a need for constant training and education. This annual study uncovers the perspectives of the committed individuals on the information security career path to understand the challenges of this important field.


ESG Video Series: Modern Email Security

As part of his ongoing research around modern email security, Senior Analyst Dave Gruber will be speaking with leaders from several email security solution providers about the current email threat landscape and strategies to defend against them.



SOAPA: Security Operations Analytics Platform Architecture

Understand SOAPA, its future, and the benefits to cybersecurity professionals.




Doug Cahill

Vice President, Analyst Services and Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Cloud-native and Public Cloud Security

Vice President, Analyst Services and Senior Analyst Doug Cahill draws upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of cloud, host, and network-based products and markets to lead ESG's analyst team.

Jon Oltsik

Senior Principal Analyst & ESG Fellow

Research Coverage
Cyber-risk Management, Security Operations, Managed Security Services

Jon Oltsik is an ESG senior principal analyst and the founder of the firm’s cybersecurity service. With almost 30 years of technology industry experience, Jon is widely recognized as an expert in all aspects of cybersecurity and is often called upon to help customers understand a CISO's perspective and strategies. Jon focuses on areas such as cyber-risk management, security operations, and managed security services.

Dave Gruber

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Endpoint Security, Application Security, Email Security, MDR

Senior Analyst Dave Gruber covers endpoint security, application security, email security, and MDR at ESG, where he helps product marketing and management leaders develop winning strategies in these highly competitive markets.

John Grady

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Data Security, Network Security

Senior Analyst John Grady covers network security at ESG. John leverages over 15 years of IT vendor and analyst experience to help clients identify and quantify key market trends to facilitate data-driven business decisions.

Carla Roncato

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Identity Management, Access Management, Open Identity Standards, Data Security/Content Protection, Privacy and
Zero-trust Initiatives

Senior Analyst Carla Roncato covers identity management, access management, open identity standards, data security/content protection, and privacy and zero-trust initiatives at ESG. Carla has expertise in cloud, software, hardware, and services. She has worked with organizations such as Cognizant, Intel, McAfee, Microsoft, and the OpenID Foundation, where she is an evangelist for open identity standards.

Jack Poller

Senior Validation Analyst


Jack Poller is a senior validation analyst in the cybersecurity practice at Enterprise Strategy Group drawing upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of storage, networking, and cloud-based products and markets.




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