Claire   O'Malley

Claire O'Malley

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Claire serves Security & Risk (S&R) Professionals. Her research supports governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) initiatives, security program governance, the adoption of security frameworks, and the sourcing of security services. She also helps clients identify and evaluate geopolitical risk and its implications on their cybersecurity posture.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to her role as a researcher, Claire served as senior research associate on the S&R team. During that time, Claire supported analysts with research on GRC, security program governance, and overall security market trends.

Education

Claire earned a B.A. in international relations and political science from The College Of Wooster. She also has a minor in Latin American studies.

Claire O'Malley

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Claire serves Security & Risk (S&R) Professionals. Her research supports governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) initiatives, security program governance, the adoption of security frameworks, and the sourcing of security services. She also helps clients identify and evaluate geopolitical risk and its implications on their cybersecurity posture.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to her role as a researcher, Claire served as senior research associate on the S&R team. During that time, Claire supported analysts with research on GRC, security program governance, and overall security market trends.

Education

Claire earned a B.A. in international relations and political science from The College Of Wooster. She also has a minor in Latin American studies.

Claire O'Malley's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Maximize Business Performance With A World-Class GRC Program

    Executive Overview: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    September 28, 2018 Renee Murphy, Claire O'Malley

    Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) programs are essential for protecting business value and maximizing business performance. Yet too many organizations lack well-defined GRC programs or neglect funding them. Forrester's governance, risk, and compliance playbook helps risk professionals justify investments to develop mature programs that anticipate changes to the risk and regulatory landscape and protect the organization's ability to thrive in an increasingly competitive business environment.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Elevate Your Cybersecurity And Privacy People And Culture Practices With Metrics

    Intermediate Level: People Practices For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    September 25, 2018 Nick Hayes, Claire O'Malley

    Firms in the intermediate phase of the journey to cybersecurity and privacy maturity begin to measure everything. With the right metrics in areas from policy effectiveness to employee skills development, CIOs can initiate a virtuous circle of perpetual learning and refinement. This report — the second of three in the people competency of the cybersecurity and privacy playbook — helps CIOs meet the challenges of the intermediate phase.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: How To Become A Superstar Security Leader

    Vision: The S&R Practice Playbook

    September 25, 2018 Christopher McClean, Claire O'Malley

    As companies seek to innovate and engage customers through digital channels, they need superstar security leaders — business executives who know how to protect, support, and drive performance. This report looks at the biggest changes in firms' expectations of their chief information security officers (CISOs) and provides specific examples of how top information security professionals rise to those occasions.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Emerging Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    September 18, 2018 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley

    In our 24-criterion evaluation of the emerging managed security services providers (MSSPs) market, we identified the 10 most significant providers — Capgemini, CyberProof, InteliSecure, Kudelski Security, Masergy, NRI Secure, Paladion Networks, Rapid7, Secure-24, and Telefónica — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up to help security leaders make the right choice.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Global Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 20, 2018 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley

    In our 23-criteria evaluation of global managed security services providers (MSSPs), we identified the 14 most significant ones — Accenture, Alert Logic, AT&T Business, BAE Systems, CenturyLink, Deloitte, IBM, NTT, Optiv Security, Secureworks, Symantec, Trustwave, Verizon, and Wipro — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up to help security leaders make the right choice.

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