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Dominic Trott

Associate Research Director, European Security

Dominic Trott is an Associate Research Director within IDC’s Western European Enterprise Infrastructure Software and Services (EISS) group. Within EISS, Trott manages IDC’s Western European security research team. He is also responsible for  managing the European Security Strategies continuous intelligence service (CIS). This CIS represents IDC’s coverage of the Western European security market across software, services and appliances. Trott is a member of IDC’s research practices for privacy & data security, mobility and blockchain, where he explores the security implications and use cases.

Trott is an expert in the European security market and is experienced in presenting key themes, emerging trends and customer concerns to a wide range of audiences. His analysis and opinions are widely sought on a variety of topics. These include security software, managed security services, the CISO agenda and the impact of data privacy and security regulations.

Follow him on Twitter @DominicTrott.

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On June 14, 2018, the European Parliament voted by 476 votes to 151 to ban Kaspersky Lab's products. The decision was made without any evidence being presented to the Parliament to demonstrate that Kaspersky Lab is a malicious actor, either...
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This IDC Perspective focuses on the emergent themes and lessons learned from the 2018 iteration of London's Infosecurity exhibition and conference (aka Infosec), held from the June 5-7. IDC's team of analysts left Infosec with the following...
This Market Note encompasses IDC's thoughts on the 27th RSA Conference held April 16–20, 2018, in San Francisco. The RSA Conference is traditionally the place where network security vendors, DevOps teams, and cloud and infrastructure servic...
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Analyst Location

United Kingdom




Western Europe