Heidi Shey

Senior 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).

Heidi Shey's Research

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Data Loss Prevention

    Policies to control data use and movement require enforcement mechanisms. Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities give security and risk (S&R) professionals the means to enforce those policies a...

    • Downloads: 8
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Top 13 Technology Trends S&R Pros Should Watch: 2016

    Each year, analysts from across Forrester's security and risk research team draw insight from our hundreds of enterprise questions, vendor briefings, and consultations; the 40-plus research proj...

    • Downloads: 222
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Twelve Recommendations For Your Security Program In 2016

    Each year, Forrester outlines important recommendations for your security strategy for the coming 12 months. We base these recommendations on thousands of client inquiries and interactions, cons...

    • Downloads: 163
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Rethinking Data Loss Prevention With Forrester's DLP Maturity Grid

    Data loss prevention (DLP) remains a key technology to help prevent the leakage and exfiltration of the firm's most sensitive data. Using client feedback, survey data, and input from security le...

    • Downloads: 2040
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Protect Your Road Warriors

    Determined adversaries will stop at nothing to infiltrate your firm for its sensitive data, and employees who travel for business often become a vulnerability that cybercriminals can easily expl...

    • Downloads: 101
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Data Security And Privacy: Growth And Competitive Differentiation

    Data is the lifeblood of today's digital businesses. Protecting it from theft, misuse, and abuse is the top responsibility of every S&R leader. Hacked customer data can erase millions in profits...

    • Downloads: 3166
  • For CIOs

    Report: The State Of Enterprise Software And Emerging Trends: 2010

    This document gives highlights of an extensive data set collected across North American and European enterprises via our Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America And Europe, Q4 2009. Ho...

    • Downloads: 2646
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Rethinking Data Loss Prevention With Forrester's DLP Maturity Grid

    Data loss prevention (DLP) remains a key technology to help prevent the leakage and exfiltration of the firm's most sensitive data. Using client feedback, survey data, and input from security le...

    • Downloads: 2040
  • For CIOs

    Report: The State Of Global Business Technology Adoption: 2009

    This document provides highlights of an extensive data set collected via Forrester's Enterprise Global Technology Adoption Survey, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, And Africa, Q1 2009. ...

    • Downloads: 1485
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Forrester's 2015 Data Privacy Heat Map

    To help security and risk professionals navigate the complex landscape of privacy laws around the world, Forrester created a data privacy heat map that highlights the data protection guidelines ...

    • Downloads: 1599
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