Heidi Shey

Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

Heidi serves Security & Risk Professionals in solutions for data security and privacy and for security architecture and operations. Her research focus is on data discovery and classification, secure file sharing and collaboration, cybersecurity and privacy topics such as policy and regulatory concerns, biometrics, and consumer security. She also focuses on data-driven topics such as security spending and costs of a data breach. She is a team lead for survey design, methodology development, and data analysis in consulting engagements.

Previous Work Experience

Heidi has been with Forrester since 2006. Her previous focus was on tech sector economics, conducting quantitative analysis and forecasting of B2B technology adoption, and IT spending and budgeting trends for technology vendors. She also supported Forrester's Business Technographics team on survey development and data quality initiatives.

Education

Heidi holds a B.A. in economics and studio art with honors from Wellesley College and an M.S. in cybersecurity policy from the University of Maryland. She is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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11 results in Reports

  • Heidi Shey
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Android For Work Upends Multiple Markets

    On February 25, 2015, Google publicly announced its latest functionality updates to the Android OS, titled "Android for Work" (AFW). The efficiency and security improvements delivered by AFW will...

    • Downloads: 60
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brief: Apple Throws Down The Privacy Gauntlet

    Apple Offers New Commitment And Tech To Protect Privacy, But It Needs To Go Much Further

    On September 17, 2014, Apple's chief executive officer, Tim Cook, published a letter detailing Apple's commitment to customer privacy. The unfortunate timing of Apple's highly public and embarrassing...

    • Downloads: 62
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Apple Puts Mobile Moments At The Center Of Its Strategy

    With Apple Pay And Apple Watch, The Mobile Style Setter Will Make Payments And Wearables Worth The CMO's Trouble

    Today, Apple announced an integrated set of applications and connected devices — Apple Pay, the Apple Watch, and two iPhone 6 models — that will change how the CMO's team engages with...

    • Downloads: 310
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Unmasking Consumer Privacy Tools

    Uses, Benefits, And Implications For S&R Pros

    Consumerization is alive and well, and today's engaged tech-savvy employees will bring in tools and services of their choosing to help them do their jobs better and more efficiently. This includes a...

    • Downloads: 118
  • 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: 152
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Secure File Sharing And Collaboration

    Key Questions For S&R To Ask When Creating A Short List

    User-driven, person-to-person secure file sharing and collaboration is a hot space today with vendors of all shapes and stripes offering solutions to enable these capabilities. These solutions not...

    • Downloads: 618
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Understand The State Of Data Security And Privacy: 2013 To 2014

    Throughout the year, Forrester analysts engage in hundreds of discussions with vendors and end users about data security and privacy. Analysis of B2B survey data from Forrester's Forrsights Security...

    • Downloads: 1663
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Apple's iPhone 5S: The "S" Is For Security

    Biometrics Is Reborn On The Mobile Phone

    Biometrics has always held tremendous promise for better security, but it's never quite gained a solid foothold due to privacy concerns, cost of implementation, and availability of other substitute...

    • Downloads: 222
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Survey Employees To Target Mobility Improvements

    This report outlines the benchmarks of Forrester's solution for security and risk (S&R) executives working on mobile security and operations initiatives. This report provides a benchmark of budgets,...

    • Downloads: 616
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Smart Computing Solutions Are On The Rise

    A Snapshot Of Adoption From The InformationWeek 500

    Smart Computing, the latest cycle of tech innovation and growth based on new technologies of awareness, analysis, and alternatives, began in 2008. Since then, a growing number of companies have...

    • Downloads: 609
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Understanding The Influential Information Worker

    The Changing Workforce Makes Understanding End User Habits Essential For Tech Vendors

    This is a graphical overview highlighting results from Forrester's Workforce Technographics®, US, Canada, And UK Survey, Q3 2009, a survey of 3,904 information workers (iWorkers) at companies...

    • Downloads: 550