Charles Kolodgy is a Security Strategist and Evangelist. He has been involved in the cyber security field for over 30 years. His views and understanding of cyber security was shaped during 16 years at the National Security Agency. During that time he held a variety of analyst and managerial positions within both information assurance and operations. He was security market analyst for IDC and a strategist for IBM Security. In those positions he executed primary research projects, forecast security markets, identified market trends, and communicated that information. He has introduced ideas and concepts that have become commonplace. He is known for naming and defining the Unified Threat Management (UTM) market.