Amy   DeMartine

Amy DeMartine

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Amy helps Security & Risk Professionals transform their current software and application security practices to support continuous delivery and improvement, focusing on strong partnerships with application development, operations, and business teams. Her research covers topics such as proactive security design, security testing in the software delivery life cycle, protection of applications in production environments, and remediation of hardware and software flaws.

Previous Work Experience

In her previous role at Forrester, Amy served Infrastructure & Operations Professionals, covering the strategy, design, organization, and implementation of modern service delivery, including continuous delivery, DevOps, and SecureOps. She has more than 20 years of experience in product management, product and technical marketing, development, and operations roles. Her previous experience includes positions at BMC and HP, where she was responsible for driving IT management software products from conception through the product life cycle, all with the purpose of enabling technology professionals to solve their most pressing issues.

Education

Amy holds a master's degree in telecommunications and a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado.

Amy DeMartine

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Amy helps Security & Risk Professionals transform their current software and application security practices to support continuous delivery and improvement, focusing on strong partnerships with application development, operations, and business teams. Her research covers topics such as proactive security design, security testing in the software delivery life cycle, protection of applications in production environments, and remediation of hardware and software flaws.

Previous Work Experience

In her previous role at Forrester, Amy served Infrastructure & Operations Professionals, covering the strategy, design, organization, and implementation of modern service delivery, including continuous delivery, DevOps, and SecureOps. She has more than 20 years of experience in product management, product and technical marketing, development, and operations roles. Her previous experience includes positions at BMC and HP, where she was responsible for driving IT management software products from conception through the product life cycle, all with the purpose of enabling technology professionals to solve their most pressing issues.

Education

Amy holds a master's degree in telecommunications and a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado.

Amy DeMartine's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Zero Trust Threat Prevention, Q3 2018

    25 Technologies Underpin Zero Trust Threat Prevention

    July 12, 2018Amy DeMartine, Chase Cunningham, Joseph Blankenship, Josh Zelonis

    Zero Trust (ZT) threat prevention is increasingly critical to deny malicious attackers' access to enterprise assets. To accelerate their performance in ZT threat prevention, companies are evaluating and adopting a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 25 technology categories that support ZT threat prevention. Security pros should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018

    The 10 Vendors That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    June 25, 2018Amy DeMartine

    In our 33-criteria evaluation of web application firewall (WAF) vendors, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Akamai Technologies, Amazon Web Services, Barracuda Networks, Cloudflare, F5 Networks, Fortinet, Imperva, Positive Technologies, Radware, and Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each measures up and helps security professionals make the right choice.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: IAM For Intelligent Agents

    Intelligent Agents Will Require Continuous Authentication And Authorization To Protect Customers, Data, And Privileged Systems

    May 11, 2018 Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim, Amy DeMartine

    Proper identity and access management (IAM) for intelligent agents (IAs) that covers virtual assistants such as Alexa, Cortana, Google Assistant, and Siri reduces the likelihood of fraud, identity theft, compliance violations, and data breaches while still maintaining an optimal customer experience. This report walks through how security leaders can apply and implement essential IAM concepts to manage IAM for human-to-IA interactions and IA-to-downstream-app access.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2018

    As Security's Purview Increases, Prioritize Helping Your Customer

    March 23, 2018Amy DeMartine, Merritt Maxim, Heidi Shey, Nick Hayes, Jeff Pollard, Enza Iannopollo, Andras Cser

    Each year, Forrester outlines the most important recommendations for your security strategy for the coming 12 months. We base these recommendations on thousands of client inquiries and interactions, consulting engagements, and dozens of primary research interviews with chief information security officers (CISOs), security vendors, and major security consultancies and service providers. CISOs: Leverage this report to guide your security program strategy, and prioritize changes to security architecture and operations for the coming year.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester New Wave™: Runtime Application Self-Protection, Q1 2018

    The Eight Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    March 22, 2018Amy DeMartine

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for runtime application self-protection (RASP), we identified the eight most significant providers — Avocado Systems, CA Veracode, Contrast Security, Micro Focus, Prevoty, Signal Sciences, tCell, and Waratek — in the category and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Security pros can use this review to select the right partner for their RASP needs.

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