Paula brings over 30 years of experience covering the IT security and networking technology markets, currently serving as research director in the security and risk management practice at Enterprise Management Associates. She has been an IT security analyst for over 10 years, also as a research director at NSS Labs and earlier as principal analyst for enterprise security at Current Analysis. As a security technology analyst Paula has tracked and analyzed competitive developments in a variety of segments of the information security market, ranging from security analytics and advanced anti-malware to data protection, security information and event management, content and network security. Prior to becoming an analyst, Paula led a 20+ year career as a well-regarded technology journalist. She served as a senior editor and writer at eWeek, PC Week, and Network World, winning the prestigious Gold Award for News Analysis, American Society of Business Publication Editors.