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.

Andras Cser's Research

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Evolve Your Identity Strategy For Your Digital Business

    The continued adoption of social, mobile, and cloud technologies, together with a multitude of new partnership and customer engagement models, has extended the identity boundary of today's digit...

    • Downloads: 1172
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Sizing The Cloud Security Market

    As enterprises embrace a diverse cloud ecosystem, a new generation of software is emerging to address the security requirements of highly distributed IT infrastructure. These new offerings make ...

    • Downloads: 208
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: An S&R Pro's Guide To IoT Security

    The Internet of Things (IoT), or what Forrester refers to as the connected world, combines technologies that enable devices, objects, and infrastructure to interact with monitoring, analytics, a...

    • Downloads: 145
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Forrester's Risk-Driven Identity And Access Management Process Framework

    Identity and access management (IAM) processes have always been convoluted. They affect many people (both customers and employees), systems, and teams, and this complexity makes it difficult to ...

    • Downloads: 560
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Customer Identity And Access Management (CIAM) Solutions

    Business leaders entrust their security teams to protect customers' privacy and shield them from fraud and other malicious activities. To do this, security and risk (S&R) professionals must impl...

    • Downloads: 152
  • 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: 2738
  • 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: 2685
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Navigate The Future Of Identity And Access Management

    This report helps you understand and navigate the major business and technology management trends affecting IAM in the next five years. Increasingly in 2015, IAM has become a tool not just for s...

    • Downloads: 2697
  • 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: 2754
  • 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: 2365
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