Cybersecurity is in a constant state of flux, and organizations are more invested than ever before in their security people, processes, and technology. The Enterprise Strategy Group's 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 practice covers every aspect of an organization's security needs and lifecyclenetwork, endpoint, cloud, data, services, and much more. Find out how the Cybersecurity team can help arm your organization to succeed in a highly dynamic and saturated marketplace.


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.


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 Practices Director

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 the Enterprise Strategy Group's analyst team.

Jon Oltsik

Distinguished Analyst & ESG Fellow

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

Jon Oltsik is a senior principal analyst, an fellow, and the founder of the firm’s cybersecurity service. With over 35 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 all things related to CISOs.

Dave Gruber

Principal Analyst

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

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

John Grady

Principal Analyst

Research Coverage
Data Security, Network Security

Senior Analyst John Grady covers network security for Enterprise Strategy Group. 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.

Melinda Marks

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Application Security, Cloud Security

Senior Analyst Melinda Marks covers application and cloud security for the Enterprise Strategy Group, helping organizations scale safely while adopting faster cloud-native development cycles. Her coverage area includes cloud-native application protection platforms, cloud workload protection, cloud security posture management, DevSecOps, and application security, including web application security testing (SAST, DAST, IAST, SCA) and API security.

Jack Poller

Senior Analyst

Research Coverage
Identity, Data Security

Senior Analyst Jack Poller covers Identity and Data Security, drawing upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of systems, storage, networking, and cloud-based products and markets.




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