Charles Kolodgy is a Senior Security Strategist with IBM Security. He has been involved in the IT Security field for over 30 years. His views and understanding of IT security were initially shaped during 16 years at the National Security Agency where he held a variety of analyst and managerial positions within both information assurance and signals intelligence organizations. He then moved to IDC, and as a security market analyst executed primary research projects, built security market forecasts, and identified market trends. At IBM Security, Charles drives portfolio strategy for targeted market categories, and creates and delivers security point-of-views to customers, analysts and internal IBM teams.