Andras   Cser

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: Hybrid Cloud Security Best Practices

    Focus On The Five C's: Console, Configuration, Connectivity, Cloud Data, And Containers

    June 20, 2019Andras Cser

    Hybrid cloud security is a must for firms moving their critical data from on-premises to cloud workloads. This report, based on a small, 20-respondent panel survey, looks at cloud security best practices for securing access to the console, configuration of the cloud, connectivity/networking, encrypting cloud data, and containers.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Decentralized Digital Identity: A Primer For B2C Marketers

    Why Bring-Your-Own-Identity Is A Trend To Watch

    June 14, 2019 Fatemeh Khatibloo, Martha Bennett, Andras Cser

    Your identity is more than the standard information on your driver's license or social security card. It also encompasses how you interact with brands, what you know, how you share elements of your identity, and how you maintain the privacy of your credentials. As a new model for identity emerges, this report defines decentralized digital identities and sets the stage for how they'll emerge. B2C marketers should read this report to better understand the potential of digital identity and its impact on how brands interact with consumers.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) For Enterprise, Q2 2019

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    June 12, 2019Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim

    In our 37-criterion evaluation of providers of identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) for enterprise, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Google, IBM, Idaptive, Microsoft, Okta, OneLogin, OpenText, Ping Identity, Secret Double Octopus, and Simeio Solutions — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk (S&R) professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Decentralized Digital Identity: A Primer

    Why "Bring Your Own Identity" Is A Trend To Watch

    May 14, 2019 Fatemeh Khatibloo, Martha Bennett, Andras Cser

    Your identity is more than the standard information on your driver's license or social security card. It also encompasses how you interact with brands, what you know, how you can share elements of your identity, and how you maintain the privacy of your credentials. As a new model for identity emerges, this report defines decentralized digital identities and sets the stage for how they'll emerge. CIOs and digital leaders should read this report to better understand the potential of digital identity and how companies should be thinking about its potential for disruption.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Analytics: IAM Software Forecast, 2018 To 2023 (Global)

    ForecastView Document

    May 10, 2019 Jennifer Adams, Merritt Maxim, Andras Cser

    Identity and access management (IAM) software tools help digital businesses provide access to employees, partners, and customers without sacrificing security or user experience. This data-driven report gives a five-year view of growth in the global IAM software and services market and explores web single sign on (SSO), identity-as-a-service (IDaaS), multifactor authentication (MFA), risk-based authentication (RBA), privileged identity management (PIM), identity management and governance (IMG), and consumer identity and access management (CIAM).

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