Andras Cser

VP, 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.


Andras holds an M.B.A. 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

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Cloud Data Protection Solutions

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals must protect data that business and technology management leaders store in cloud services — services that they have little control over or visibility ...

    • Downloads: 113
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Understand The State Of Identity And Access Management: 2014 To 2015

    This report provides a spending and technology adoption benchmark for security and risk (S&R) leaders responsible for developing their organization's identity and access management (IAM) strateg...

    • Downloads: 148
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Develop Identity And Access Management Metrics For Employee And Customer Processes

    Most security and risk (S&R) professionals struggle to ensure that identity access management (IAM) receives the attention it deserves, and they constantly fight the notion that IAM is a purely ...

    • Downloads: 656
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Role Job Description: Identity And Access Management Architect

    For security and risk (S&R) executives building a comprehensive identity and access management (IAM) strategy for their digital business, this report provides an overview of the skills, job desc...

    • Downloads: 74
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Rescue Your Identity And Access Management Function From Stagnation And Complacency

    How do you avoid a culture of identity and access management (IAM) complacency and mediocrity in your organization? Over time, particularly in large organizations, individuals and teams get into...

    • Downloads: 364
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Identity And Access Management, Q1 2008

    Forrester evaluated leading identity and access management (IAM) vendors across 117 criteria and found that Oracle has established itself as the IAM market Leader due to its solid technology bas...

    • Downloads: 2731
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Identity Management Market Forecast: 2007 To 2014

    The identity management — or identity and access management (IAM) — market will grow from nearly $2.6 billion in 2006 to more than $12.3 billion in 2014 (including revenues from both...

    • Downloads: 2679
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Identity And Access Management, Q4 2009

    In Forrester's 79-criteria evaluation of identity and access management (IAM) vendors, we found that Oracle, CA, and IBM lead the pack because of a rich IAM portfolio (both organically developed...

    • Downloads: 2738
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Forrester TechRadar™: Identity And Access Management, Q2 2008

    Identity and access management (IAM) continues to be a fragmented field of disjointed technologies with difficult and expensive implementation cycles and even more costly efforts in the wake of ...

    • Downloads: 2350
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Topic Overview: Identity And Access Management

    Identity and access management (IAM) is the entire aspect of maintaining a person's complete set of information, spanning multiple identities and establishing the relationship among these variou...

    • Downloads: 2603
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