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: Brief: Top 10 IAM Trends From The RSA Conference 2015

    In this brief, we examine the 10 most important identity and access management (IAM) trends that emerged from discussions and presentations at the RSA Conference (RSAC) in April. For each trend,...

    • Downloads: 154
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Prioritize Tokenization To Secure The Payment Chain

    Is the credit card as US consumers know it dead? With the recent massive credit card data breaches at retailers such as Target and Home Depot, the payment industry is ripe for change. In this re...

    • Downloads: 148
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Stop Billions In Fraud Losses With Machine Learning

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals specializing in fraud find it increasingly difficult to develop new behavioral patterns and models to detect the telltale signs of cybercriminal activity ac...

    • Downloads: 190
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Best Practices: Effective Enterprise Fraud Management

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals working on enterprise fraud management (EFM) can no longer treat fraud as one more cost of doing business. Fraudsters have gotten smarter and sneakier, and ...

    • Downloads: 133
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Voice Biometrics

    While most security and risk (S&R) pros have gone to great lengths to secure their enterprise's online channels such as web, mobile web, and mobile apps, they have failed to protect customers wh...

    • Downloads: 253
  • 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: 2733
  • 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: 2683
  • 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: 2740
  • 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: 2353
  • 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: 2606
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