Speaker Biography

Eve Maler

Principal Analyst

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

Forrester's Forum For Technology Management Leaders


  • 02:25 PM - 03:05 PM

    Making Sense Of Strong Authentication Solution Sourcing

    We've all seen the breach headlines: For both employees and consumers, authentication needs to get a lot stronger if our security strategies are to be effective at all. In recent years, the authentication solution market has exploded. What's out there? How effective is it? How deployable are the solutions? In this session, get a chance to share your feedback as we prepare for a forthcoming Forrester Wave series on strong authentication, and learn:

    • What the trends and solutions are that Forrester is seeing in the strong authentication market today
    • What makes for a good authentication solution and partner
    • What questions you should be asking to ensure security strategies are effective

Research Focus

Eve Maler is a principal analyst serving Security & Risk Professionals. She is an expert on emerging identity and security solutions, identity federation, consumer-facing identity and web access management, distributed authorization, privacy enhancement, and API security. Eve has been designated a Privacy By Design Ambassador.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Eve was an identity solutions architect with PayPal, developing business and technical strategies for new consumer identity services offerings. Previously, Eve managed Sun Microsystems' technical collaborations with Microsoft on web services and federated identity interoperability, and she made major leadership, technical, and education contributions to the development of the SAML standard for federated identity.


Eve holds a B.A. in linguistics from Brandeis University.