Chris Sherman

Senior Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

Chris is a senior analyst serving Security & Risk (S&R) Professionals. His research focuses on helping S&R pros make strategic decisions regarding endpoint security (laptops, PCs, smartphones, and tablets) and data privacy, such as how to secure employee-owned devices while meeting industry compliance standards. Chris also leads Forrester's healthcare infosec coverage and has published multiple reports on budgets, priorities, and best practices within the areas of healthcare security and medical device security.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as an analyst, Chris was a researcher on the S&R team, where he helped Forrester clients with insights and best practices in endpoint security, mobile security, cloud security, and data privacy. Chris joined Forrester from Harvard Medical School, where he served as a research associate based at Massachusetts General Hospital. He brings with him an extensive background in scientific research, quantitative analysis, and project management.


Chris received his B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Maine.

Chris Sherman's Research

  • For CIOs

    Report: Healthcare Must Embrace Zero Trust To Address PHI Vulnerabilities

    Healthcare payer and provider organizations invest in securing protected health information (PHI) but must also invest in strategies that holistically secure the whole environment. From POS syst...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Build A Cross-Functional Mobile Security Team

    As security leaders look to support business engagement with customers, partners, and employees through mobile, they often discover gaps in team expertise. To better organize talent, security ex...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Define A Compelling Strategy To Secure And Protect Mobile Moments

    This report helps security and risk (S&R) leaders develop comprehensive strategic mobile security plans to secure and protect both employees' and customers' mobile moments — without degrading th...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: TechRadar™: Endpoint Security, Q1 2017

    Security professionals face a fragmented market when selecting enterprise endpoint security tools; current and emerging technologies each offer benefits and challenges, a different employee expe...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Master The Mobile Security Landscape

    For security and risk (S&R) professionals who must empower a digital workforce while protecting the firm's data, the basic management functionality of mobile device management (MDM) solutions is...

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