Charles J. Kolodgy
Research Vice President, Security Products
Team: Security and Business Continuity
Security Products and Services
Worldwide Software Research
Charles Kolodgy is a Research Vice President for IDC's Security Products service. In this role, he executes primary research projects, and analyzes markets for both vendors and user customers.
Mr. Kolodgy's responsibilities within the Security Products service includes both hardware and software security products. Product areas of concentration include endpoint security, vulnerability assessment and management, and encryption. Research areas that cut across product markets include product certification, website security, threats and security policy.
Mr. Kolodgy's perspectives on security products and security markets was shaped during his 16 year career with the National Security Agency (NSA). While employed within the nation's intelligence community, he held a variety of analyst and managerial positions within both information assurance and signals intelligence organization. He was certified under the Agency's Information Security Professionalization program. Among his accomplishments are the codification of business processes under which commercial products were approved for government use, the management of a Business Affairs Branch, and contributions to the export control policies on encryption.
Mr. Kolodgy is frequently quoted in popular business and trade publications such as TIME, Boston Globe, San Jose Mercury News, Information Security Magazine, BusinessWeek, eWeek, ComputerWorld, Network World, CSO, USA Today, Information Week, and others. He also has been a speaker at numerous industry events within the United States, including the RSA Security Conference, Government CIO Conference, and CEIC.
Mr. Kolodgy holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security from Georgetown University and a Bachelors degree from the University of Lowell (MA).
IDC's Worldwide Security Predictions, 2014: The New Value of Security Paranoia
Christian A. Christiansen, John Grady, Sally Hudson, Charles J. Kolodgy, Christina Richmond
Jan 2014 - Doc # WC20140107 Event Proceeding
This IDC Web conference presents our predictions for the worldwide security ecosystem. As threat ecosystems are stimulated by state-sponsored organizations, industrial espionage firms, professional criminals, and hacktivists, consumer an ...
Worldwide Cloud Security 2013–2017 Forecast
Phil Hochmuth, Christian A. Christiansen, Sally Hudson, Charles J. Kolodgy, John Grady
Dec 2013 - Doc # 245066 Market Analysis
This IDC study examines the market for security products sold into public and private cloud environments through 2017. It provides a forecast for the market segmented by public and private cloud deployments.: "With the consensus amo ...purchase document
|IDC at RSA 2014|
|San Francisco, CA United States|
|February 26, 2014|
|IDC Worldwide Security Predictions 2014: The New Value of Security Paranoia|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|January 07, 2014|
|Predictions 2013: The Evolving Security Ecosystem|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|December 20, 2012|