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: Now Tech: Managed Security Services In Asia Pacific, Q1 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 19 Managed Security Service Providers

    January 16, 2019Jinan Budge

    You can use managed security services to rapidly transform your security operations, improve your talent diversity, increase your breadth of skills, and support your global business. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of providers that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Security leaders should use this report to understand the value they can expect from a managed security service provider and select one based on size and functionality.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: How To Talk To Your Board About Cybersecurity

    Best Practices And Template For Board Presentations

    December 28, 2018 Jeff Pollard, Jinan Budge, Paul McKay

    Whether there to answer questions, give a status update, or build support, security leaders need to make the most out of each opportunity they get in front of their board of directors. This report details what issues matter most to corporate directors and what CISOs need to do to effectively communicate with them. It also provides a PowerPoint template for a board-level cybersecurity presentation, with suggestions on how to frame key topics for such a senior audience.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Use Forrester's CISO Strategic Canvas To Align Security With Business

    November 21, 2018 Jeff Pollard, Jinan Budge

    Security leaders know it's critical to align their efforts to the business, speak their business colleagues' language, and show support for business objectives. But with never-ending inbound requirements and emerging threats, it's difficult to find the time to plan and demonstrate alignment. This report unveils Forrester's CISO Strategic Canvas, which guides security leaders to develop an aligned strategy by expanding their vision to anticipate where the business is going and how to help get it there. 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: Instill A Security Culture By Elevating Communication

    Continuous Improvement: The S&R Practice Playbook

    October 19, 2018Jinan Budge, Claire O'Malley

    Traditional approaches to security communication are limited to perfunctory one-off training sessions that fail to take customers, regulators, and other external stakeholders into account and typically result in little long-term behavioral change. This report lays out a four-step plan that CISOs should follow to capture the hearts and minds of all of their constituents. It provides best practices for creating a culture where senior executives, users, the technology organization, and customers understand security and see it as an intrinsic part of their daily responsibilities. This is an update to a previously published report; Forrester has reviewed and updated it to ensure relevance and accuracy.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Transform Your Cybersecurity Capability

    How To Stay Ahead Of Rapidly Evolving Business, Technology, And Threat Landscapes

    August 2, 2018Jinan Budge

    As businesses become more digitized and interconnected, the impact cyberattacks have on brand value, customer trust, and physical safety increases. Yet many firms still underinvest in security, considering it a low-level, compliance-driven function. This report shows security and risk (S&R) pros how to transform their security capability into one that is risk-aligned, forward-thinking, and business-enabling. Use our analysis to develop a philosophy and road map to meet the dual challenge of today's economy: advancing and protecting your firm's digital presence.

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