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: Now Tech: Global And Emerging Managed Security Services Providers, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 42 Global And Emerging Managed Security Services Providers

    May 8, 2020 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley

    You can use global managed security services providers (MSSPs) to create space for security leaders, prioritize which activities the security team should focus on, and ease the challenges associated with staffing security teams. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Security and risk pros should use this report to understand the value they can expect from a global MSSP and to select one based on size and functionality.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Future Of The CISO

    Vision: The S&R Practice Playbook

    May 4, 2020 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley, Paul McKay, Jinan Budge

    For many security and risk pros, becoming a CISO is challenging, and they find themselves in situations where they're forced to conform, rather than excel. This report outlines types of CISOs, including the background, behaviors, and characteristics that will help security leaders identify their brand and be true to it. Security leaders will develop an elevator pitch that defines who they are, the situations they're looking for, and what they want next for their careers.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Prevent Fraud And Phishing Attacks With DMARC

    Email Authentication Keeps Cybercriminals Out Of Your Inbox

    March 31, 2020 Joseph Blankenship, Claire O'Malley

    Despite the many security technologies and education in place, phishing and business email compromise remain two of the biggest threats for organizations everywhere. Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) is an email authentication protocol that verifies legitimate senders and prevents malicious emails or unverified sources from ever reaching the workforce's inbox. In this report, we explain what DMARC is, how it works, and discuss vendors that can help S&R leaders implement it today.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Security Awareness And Training Solutions, Q1 2020

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    February 25, 2020 Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    In our 23-criterion evaluation of security awareness and training (SA&T) providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Cofense, CybSafe, Elevate Security, Infosec, Inspired eLearning, Kaspersky, KnowBe4, MediaPRO, Mimecast, PhishLabs, Proofpoint, and Webroot — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk (S&R) professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Build A Security Champions Network

    How To Integrate Security Culture Across Your Organization

    February 12, 2020 Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    Building a security culture up, down, and across the organization and engaging the multitudes of stakeholders is neither a simple task nor one that can easily be completed in the short term. This report guides security and risk (S&R) professionals through the process of building a network of security champions to augment your team and help your initiatives succeed.

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