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Andras Cser

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Andras serves Security & Risk Professionals. He is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account provisioning, entitlement management, federation, privileged identity management, and role design and management. Andras covers cloud security and enterprise fraud management, which have many synergies with identity and access management when an organization needs to protect against risk and wants to manage fraud appropriately. He helps clients develop enterprise strategies for creating business value through identity management, cloud security, and fraud management.

His research focuses on strategy, cost-benefit analysis, architecture, performance and scalability of identity and access management and provisioning solutions, enterprise fraud management solutions, and role-based access control (RBAC), as well as maintenance and distributed intranet and Internet identity systems. He maintains an interest in evaluating the skill sets and core competencies of professional service providers in these spaces.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Andras was a security architect with CA Technical Services through the Netegrity acquisition. Andras designed the architecture and led the implementation of Fortune 500 companies' identity and access management and provisioning solutions. Previously, Andras managed business process re-engineering projects.

Education

Andras holds an MBA degree from Technical University of Budapest and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, and an M.Sc. in computer science and electrical engineering from Technical University of Budapest.

Andras Cser

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Andras serves Security & Risk Professionals. He is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account provisioning, entitlement management, federation, privileged identity management, and role design and management. Andras covers cloud security and enterprise fraud management, which have many synergies with identity and access management when an organization needs to protect against risk and wants to manage fraud appropriately. He helps clients develop enterprise strategies for creating business value through identity management, cloud security, and fraud management.

His research focuses on strategy, cost-benefit analysis, architecture, performance and scalability of identity and access management and provisioning solutions, enterprise fraud management solutions, and role-based access control (RBAC), as well as maintenance and distributed intranet and Internet identity systems. He maintains an interest in evaluating the skill sets and core competencies of professional service providers in these spaces.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Andras was a security architect with CA Technical Services through the Netegrity acquisition. Andras designed the architecture and led the implementation of Fortune 500 companies' identity and access management and provisioning solutions. Previously, Andras managed business process re-engineering projects.

Education

Andras holds an MBA degree from Technical University of Budapest and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, and an M.Sc. in computer science and electrical engineering from Technical University of Budapest.

Andras Cser's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Top Trends Shaping Anti-Money Laundering In 2020

    Robotic Process Automation, Cryptocurrencies, Real-Time Detection, And KYC Processes Gain Importance

    August 10, 2020Andras Cser

    With new real-time transactions gaining popularity and new legalized product markets (such as cannabis) emerging, anti-money-laundering (AML) regulations are getting tougher and more complex. This report highlights the top trends in AML for know your customer, watchlist management, screening, and transaction monitoring case management and provides guidance how anti-money laundering and fraud management pros should respond.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Best Practices For Container Security

    Protecting Containerized Applications Requires Technical And Organizational Steps

    July 24, 2020 Sandy Carielli, Andras Cser

    Container adoption is increasing, and security must come along for the ride. Organizations value the scalability and agility that containers offer, but containers introduce new security challenges that can't be addressed with traditional tooling. To be successful, security pros must change their mindset about containers: They're not VMs or hosts. Security leaders should read this report to discover technical and non-technical best practices that they can adopt to protect their containerized application environments.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Best Practices For eCommerce And Retail Fraud Management

    Balancing Secure Customer Experiences With Fraud Management Efficiency

    July 21, 2020Andras Cser

    eCommerce and retail fraud management (ERFM) is a tightrope that forces security and risk (S&R) pros to balance the business need for frictionless customer experiences with fraud avoidance. This document provides best practices and metrics based on interviews with retailers and eCommerce providers and offers guidance on how to track these metrics and maintain this precarious balance.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Top Security Technology Trends To Watch, 2020

    Ten Security And Risk Technologies Will Disrupt Security And Risk Practices

    June 30, 2020Andras Cser, Sandy Carielli, Jeff Pollard, Alla Valente, Josh Zelonis

    Analysts from Forrester's security and risk (S&R) research team drew insight from client inquiries, research projects, and industry perspectives to uncover the top 10 security technologies to watch. Especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic, security and risk pros should use this report to cut through the hype and assess technologies that will disrupt security and risk practices over the next three years.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Customer Identity And Access Management (CIAM), Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 24 CIAM Providers

    June 24, 2020Andras Cser

    You can use CIAM solutions to register, profile, authenticate, and provide customers with self-service. CIAM solutions also serve and secure the identity aspects of marketing campaigns, customer acquisition, and retention and loyalty programs. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. S&R pros should use this report to understand the value they can expect from a CIAM provider and to help select the vendor best aligned with your specific requirements.

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