Jinan   Budge

Jinan Budge

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Jinan is an experienced leader serving security and risk professionals who specializes in transformational change and building sustainable cybersecurity, digital, and information risk management capabilities. Jinan has delivered outstanding results using strategic and innovative thinking in the cybersecurity field — building, standing up, and delivering significant cyber transformation strategies across the public and private sectors. Jinan’s research centers on building transformational and effective security programs by focusing and communicating the business issues and value of security to organizations and executives.

Previous Work Experience

Jinan has recently returned to Forrester after several years as Director Cyber Strategy, Engagement Governance Transport for NSW and a similar role with Qantas Airlines. Jinan also has significant financial services and consulting expertise as well as multiple security certifications, such as CISSP and CISM.

Education

Jinan holds two bachelor’s degrees in science and commerce from the Australian National University.

Jinan Budge

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Jinan is an experienced leader serving security and risk professionals who specializes in transformational change and building sustainable cybersecurity, digital, and information risk management capabilities. Jinan has delivered outstanding results using strategic and innovative thinking in the cybersecurity field — building, standing up, and delivering significant cyber transformation strategies across the public and private sectors. Jinan’s research centers on building transformational and effective security programs by focusing and communicating the business issues and value of security to organizations and executives.

Previous Work Experience

Jinan has recently returned to Forrester after several years as Director Cyber Strategy, Engagement Governance Transport for NSW and a similar role with Qantas Airlines. Jinan also has significant financial services and consulting expertise as well as multiple security certifications, such as CISSP and CISM.

Education

Jinan holds two bachelor’s degrees in science and commerce from the Australian National University.

Jinan Budge's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Lessons Learned: Managed Security Services, 2019

    Critical Insights From Forrester Wave™ Customer References Every Security Leader Should Know

    April 16, 2019 Jeff Pollard, Claire O'Malley, Paul McKay, Jinan Budge

    Despite the maturity of the managed security services provider (MSSP) market, security and risk pros and vendors far too often fail to sync up as true, successful partners. This report delves into the lessons learned from these less-than-successful engagements and explores common characteristics of the best MSSP relationships across varying vendor and customer types.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Business Case For Security Awareness And Training

    How To Measure Changes In Security Behavior And Culture

    April 11, 2019Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    Everyone has long recognized the importance of the human element to cybersecurity, yet we still see staff acting unwisely and inviting threat actors into our networks. It's clear that something isn't working. Historically, security awareness and training (SA&T) efforts have been half-hearted and investment in more sophisticated solutions has been limited. But done right, SA&T initiatives can foster security-aware behaviors and change the culture throughout your organization. This report shows security and risk (S&R) pros how to measure the benefit of SA&T initiatives and solutions to justify more investment. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and update it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Harden Your Human Firewall

    Engagement And Communication Tactics That Strengthen Security Culture

    March 25, 2019Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    Building a strong security culture is no easy task. It requires strategy, vision, people, and the right attitude to change behavior and set a cultural shift in motion. This report highlights some of the best communication and engagement methods that security leaders have used to instill a culture of security among executives, business and technology leaders, employees, and customers. CISOs can use this catalog of methods to move beyond online training courses and more effectively engage the hearts and minds of their key constituents. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically to ensure continued relevance and accuracy. This version was updated to include strategies and tactics that CISOs and their teams can use to educate and train stakeholder groups.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2019

    Landscape: The S&R Practice Playbook

    March 25, 2019 Paul McKay, Jeff Pollard, Jinan Budge, Joseph Blankenship, Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim, Amy DeMartine, Claire O'Malley

    Each year, Forrester outlines the most important recommendations for your security strategy for the coming 12 months. We base these recommendations on thousands of client inquiries and interactions, consulting engagements, and dozens of primary research interviews with chief information security officers (CISOs), security vendors, and major security consultancies and service providers. CISOs: Leverage this report to guide your security program strategy and prioritize changes to security architecture and operations for the coming year.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services In Asia Pacific, Q1 2019

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    March 13, 2019Jinan Budge

    In our 28-criterion evaluation of managed security service providers (MSSPs) in Asia Pacific (AP), we identified the 11 most significant ones — Accenture, Deloitte, EY, IBM, Orange Cyberdefense, Symantec, Tata Communications, Telstra, Trustwave, Verizon, and Wipro — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk professionals select the right one for their needs.

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