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Senior Principal Analyst, Cybersecurity
Fernando is a Senior Principal Analyst on Omdia’s cybersecurity research team, based in Toronto, Canada. He focuses on the Infrastructure Security Intelligence Service, which provides vendors, service providers, and enterprise clients with insights and data on network security, content security, and more.
Fernando’s experience in enterprise security environments includes network security, security architecture, cloud security, endpoint security, content security, and antifraud. He has a deep interest in the economic aspects of cybersecurity and is a regular speaker at industry events.
Before joining Omdia in 2021, Fernando was an industry analyst with 451 Research. He previously held a variety of operations, consulting, and sales engineering roles over his 25+ years in cybersecurity, always focusing on enterprise security at organizations including vArmour, RSA, Crossbeam, Hewlett Packard, and Nutec/Terra. Fernando holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and different industry certifications.
2023 Trends to Watch: Infrastructure Security
Report / 16 Nov 2022 / Fernando Montenegro
Top Infrastructure Security trends for 2023 include increased interest in secure access service edge (SASE), the rise of new competition in cloud security, and more interest in 5G initiatives driving security interest.
Fundamentals of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
Report / 01 Dec 2022 / Fernando Montenegro
Secure access service edge (SASE) offers organizations the option of consuming key networking and security capabilities in a new, cloud-centric manner, often via a services model. Omdia details the essential capabilities of SASE offerings.
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