Richard Stiennon is founder of IT-Harvest, an independent analyst firm. He was chief marketing officer for Fortinet, and prior to that he was vice president of threat research at Webroot Software. Before Webroot, Mr. Stiennon was vice president of  research at Gartner, where he covered security topics including firewalls, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, security consulting, and managed security services for the Security and Privacy group.