C. Sean Pike Program Vice President, IDC Security Products Group, IDC
C. Sean Pike is Program Vice President for IDC’s Security Products group. In this role, Mr. Pike leads IDC’s Security Products, Data Security, Information Governance & eDiscovery, and Identity & Access Management research programs. He provides competitive intelligence, strategic advisory, and thought leadership for security, data protection, governance, risk, compliance, and legal discovery technology and solutions. He examines the implications of emerging technology, legal and regulatory developments, and the threat landscape on organizations’ risk and compliance programs, information governance and data privacy initiatives, and legal discovery efforts.
Sean joined IDC in 2014 with 17 years of experience blending operational security, audit, and risk functions with the demands of regulatory and compliance programs within highly regulated industry. As both a hands-on practitioner and attorney, he is uniquely positioned to interpret the legal and regulatory landscape providing insight on products and services designed to meet evolving security and discovery requirements.
Sean a J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law and is an attorney licensed in the State of Maryland.
Sean also holds a M.S. in Telecommunications from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in National Security and Counterterrorism Law from the Syracuse University College of Law, and holds certifications as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
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