While a VP Research at Gartner, Richard Stiennon was named one of the 50 Most Powerful People in Networking by Network World Magazine. Gartner also granted him their 2003 Thought Leadership Award. Richard is the author of Surviving Cyberwar (Rowman&Littlefield, 2010) and UP and to the RIGHT: Strategy and Tactics of Analyst Influence (IT-Harvest Press, 2012). He is a frequent speaker at industry events and writes the Cyber Domain Column at Forbes.com. He has held executive positions at Fortinet and Webroot Software. He is currently Chief Research Analyst at IT-Harvest.