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.


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.

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

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

    Market Seeks Solutions That Support Business And IT Flexibility And Compliance

    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 bad...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™ For Security Pros: Zero Trust Identity Standards, Q3 2012

    This report outlines Forrester's solution to help security and risk (S&R) leaders develop their road map of IAM processes using Forrester's TechRadar™ methodology. The extended enterprise...

    • Downloads: 786
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Identity And Access Management (IAM), Q1 2016

    PIM, Federation, Directories, Risk-Based And Two-Factor Authentication, And Web Single Sign-On Provide High Business Value

    Identity and access management (IAM) has experienced significant transformation during the past two to three years, from support for cloud workloads and apps, to availability of identity-as-a-service...

    • Downloads: 556
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Zero Trust Identity Standards, Q3 2014

    Standards In The OAuth Orbit — And SCIM — Continue To Grow

    The Zero Trust enterprise requires enterprise applications, identity stores, mobile apps, the Internet of Things, and other systems on-premises and in the cloud to generate and consume a variety of...

    • Downloads: 334
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Zero Trust Identity Standards, Q1 2016

    Road Map: The Identity And Access Management Playbook

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals must ensure that identity and access information flows seamlessly across system and business boundaries for B2B access, employee single sign-on into cloud apps,...

    • Downloads: 300