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: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Governance, Risk, And Compliance Management, Q4 2019

    Tools And Technology: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    October 23, 2019 Alla Valente, Renee Murphy, Salvatore Schiano, Enza Iannopollo, Paul McKay, Trevor Lyness, Claire O'Malley

    Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) is increasingly critical to firms' ability to win, serve, and retain their customers. To accelerate their business performance and help identify, mitigate, and manage risks, firms evaluate and adopt a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 18 technology categories that support governance, risk, and compliance management. Risk and compliance professionals should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Establish The People And Culture Foundation For Cybersecurity And Privacy Excellence

    Beginner Level: People Practices For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    October 3, 2019 Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    If you're just starting your journey to cybersecurity and privacy maturity, you're not alone. If CIOs, chief information security officers (CISOs), and chief privacy officers (CPOs) establish strong, repeatable practices, they can mature their cybersecurity and posture quickly and cost-effectively. This report — the first of three in the people competency of the cybersecurity and privacy playbook — helps CIOs meet the personnel and cultural challenges needed to advance beyond the beginner phase of cybersecurity and privacy maturity. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

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

    Intermediate Level: People Practices For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    October 3, 2019 Jinan Budge, 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 place in areas such policy effectiveness and 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. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Best Practices: Phishing Prevention

    Protect Against Email-Borne Threats With Forrester's Layered Approach

    September 30, 2019 Joseph Blankenship, Claire O'Malley

    Attackers use phishing and other social engineering tactics to infiltrate corporate networks. Advances in malicious email protection can recognize and stop obvious phishing attempts, but enterprises remain vulnerable to this common attack vector. In this report, we provide best practices that can help security and risk (S&R) professionals at enterprises stop phishing attacks.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Cyber Ranges, Q3 2019

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 14 Providers

    July 30, 2019 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley

    Cyber ranges use a simulated breach environment to prepare your workforce for the stress, panic, and communication barriers they will face during a real cyberattack. In an inevitable cyberattack, how your firm responds will be the difference between permanent brand damage and costly, but short-term, disruption. This report presents a review of the emerging vendors in the cyber range market. Security and risk professionals should use it to understand the capabilities within major market segments and to inform their technology strategies.

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