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: 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.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Application Security, 2018

    Application Security Is Worsening, But Automation Offers Hope

    January 23, 2018Amy DeMartine

    In 2017, applications rolled out the welcome mat to malicious hackers, topping the list of successful external attack targets. Why? Developers continue transitioning from perfect to fast to provide unique customer experiences, and there aren't enough security pros to maintain manual application security review processes. Before slowing down development and causing customers to revolt, security and risk pros should read this report to understand the current state of application security and how emerging techniques support the speed your business needs.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Equifax Exposed Two Massive Systemic Risks

    Flaws In The Data Economy Will Make Future Breaches Even More Frequent And Damaging

    December 19, 2017Amy DeMartine, Jeff Pollard, Heidi Shey

    In September 2017, Equifax announced a breach of sensitive personal information of 143 million US consumers, as well as consumers in the UK and Canada. The scale and scope of the breach foretell far-ranging fallout, from undermining global identity verification services to widespread fraud and economic stumbling blocks. In this report, we examine the two systemic issues that led to this disaster, provide S&R leaders with practical lessons to prevent a similar breach, examine fundamental changes in conducting business, and frame legal obligations to end these risks.

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