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IDC, Research Director

Chris Kissel is a Research Director in IDC’s Security & Trust Products group, responsible for cybersecurity technology analysis, emerging trends, and market share reporting. Mr. Kissel’s primary research area is Cybersecurity Analytics, Intelligence, Response, and Orchestration (AIRO). The major technology groups within this practice are SIEM, device and application vulnerability management, threat analytics, and automation and orchestration platforms. Mr. Kissel affectively covers the processes that security operation center (SOC) analysts employ to monitor, detect, remediate, and mitigate threat actors attempting to attack a network within a security and vulnerability management and security analytics paradigm.