Chris Sherman

Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

Chris is an 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 works closely with Forrester's Infrastructure & Operations team to help integrate security operations with traditional endpoint management.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as 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.

Education

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

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15 results in Reports

  • Chris Sherman
  • Past 12 months
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Forrester's 2015 Data Privacy Heat Map

    To help security and risk professionals navigate the complex landscape of privacy laws around the world, Forrester created a data privacy heat map that highlights the data protection guidelines and...

    • Downloads: 1599
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Q&A: EU Privacy Regulations

    S&R Pros Must Help Their Leaders Embrace Privacy Before Massive Changes To EU Law Take Effect

    As a consequence of increasing global commerce, security and risk (S&R) professionals face the complexity of navigating data privacy regulations from around the world. Forrester clients frequently...

    • Downloads: 995
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:It's Time To Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program

    Processes: The Mobile Security Playbook

    Security leaders must balance the requirements of their digital workforce with the need to protect corporate data. This report helps security and risk (S&R) professionals better evaluate the current...

    • Downloads: 676
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brief: Endpoint Security Innovation Is Intensifying

    The Time Is Now To Protect Your Digital Workforce With A Reinvigorated Endpoint Security Strategy

    For your employees to do their very best work, they need access to a wide range of business applications and sensitive information — often from whatever endpoint device they deem appropriate....

    • Downloads: 614
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Top 11 Trends S&R Pros Should Watch: 2015

    Each year, analysts from across Forrester's security and risk research team draw insight from our hundreds of enterprise questions, vendor briefings, and consultations; research projects that we...

    • Downloads: 485
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Build A Cross-Functional Mobile Security Team

    Organization: The Mobile Security Playbook

    As security leaders look to support the business' engagement with customers, partners, and employees through mobile applications, they often discover gaps in their team's skills and expertise....

    • Downloads: 327
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:The State Of Enterprise Mobile Security, Q2 2015: Strategies Continue To Focus On Mobile Apps

    Benchmark: The Mobile Security Playbook

    Even as more firms adopt and grow comfortable with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies, security and risk (S&R) pros need to remain vigilant, particularly as firms seek to empower employees with...

    • Downloads: 323
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Update: Security Remains A Key Component To Enterprise Mobile Management

    Tools And Technology: The Mobile Security Playbook

    In September 2014, we published The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Mobile Management, Q3 2014, which evaluated 15 vendors using 27 criteria. Our findings showed how well each vendor met the...

    • Downloads: 268
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Top 13 Technology Trends S&R Pros Should Watch: 2016

    Security Analytics Abound, And Vendor Marketing Has Lost Its Way

    Each year, analysts from across Forrester's security and risk research team draw insight from our hundreds of enterprise questions, vendor briefings, and consultations; the 40-plus research projects...

    • Downloads: 222
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brief: Top 10 Security Priorities For US Healthcare Organizations

    Tips To Handle Healthcare's Aggressive Threat Landscape, Financial Pressures, And Regulatory Burden

    The US healthcare industry has historically lagged behind others in the maturity of security capabilities, only recently catching up on data security and privacy in response to HIPAA. But there is a...

    • Downloads: 202
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Industry Spotlight: US Healthcare Security Budgets And Priorities, Q4 2015 To Q3 2016

    Healthcare Technology Innovation Continues To Outpace Security

    IT security teams within US healthcare providers historically have had much smaller budgets than in other industries. As a result, they have struggled to implement advanced security capabilities and...

    • Downloads: 162
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadarâ„¢: Mobile Security, Q1 2016

    Road Map: The Mobile Security Playbook

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals face an ever-expanding number of ways to approach enterprise mobile security; the current and emerging plethora of technologies span the stack from the network...

    • Downloads: 169
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Forrester's 2015 Data Privacy Heat Map Supplement

    To help security and risk professionals navigate the complex landscape of privacy laws around the world, Forrester created a data privacy heat map that highlights the data protection guidelines and...

    • Downloads: 1
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Four Ways To Make Mobile Security A Competitive Differentiator

    Business Case: The Mobile Security Playbook

    Firms of all sizes in all industries now realize that mobile technology will transform how they interact with customers, and mobile channels are untenable without a robust security strategy. Still,...

    • Downloads: 112
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:The 2016 State Of Endpoint Security Adoption

    Investments In Advanced Endpoint Controls Are Poised To Accelerate Over The Coming Year

    Every year, Forrester surveys thousands of security decision-makers and information workers globally from a wide range of industries and organization sizes. This report presents the most relevant...

    • Downloads: 98