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

    Processes: The Mobile Security Playbook

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals face many challenges when looking to develop a mobile security strategy that effectively balances the requirements of their digital workforce with the need to...

    • Downloads: 515
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Prepare For The Post-AV Era Part 1: Five Alternatives To Endpoint Antivirus

    S&R Pros Are Shifting AV Spend To More Proactive Security Technologies

    As malware increases in sophistication and the number of new variants rises, antivirus (AV) technologies have steadily become less effective at stopping advanced threats to employee endpoints and...

    • Downloads: 336
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:The State Of Endpoint Security Adoption 2014 To 2015

    Adoption Of Proactive Security Tools Will Outpace Signature-Based Antimalware In 2015

    Every year, Forrester conducts a number of global surveys of security decision-makers and information workers from a wide range of organization industries and sizes. In this report, we present the...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Prepare For The Post-AV Era Part 2: Layer Your Endpoint Security Tools For Max Protection

    In this second report covering the post-antivirus (AV) era, we discuss how a layered approach to endpoint security can help decrease the risk of attack significantly beyond what antivirus alone can...

    • Downloads: 235
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brief: Stolen And Lost Devices Are Putting Personal Healthcare Information At Risk

    It's Time For Healthcare CISOs To Close The Faucet Of Data Loss From Endpoints

    Amid a rising tide of compliance pressures, employee mobility, and high black-market values for personally identifiable information (PII) and personal healthcare information (PHI), security and risk...

    • Downloads: 151