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Nick Hayes

Senior Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Nick’s research focuses on the intersection of security, risk, and reputation in today’s digital world. He helps Security & Risk Professionals improve the way they monitor digital channels to safeguard brand assets and mitigate risks, such as impersonations, account takeovers, data leakage, social engineering, and other issues that compromise the business. Nick also specializes in social media security and compliance, as well as risk analytics, cyberinsurance, and the human elements of cybersecurity.

Nick’s research and commentary has been cited in major media outlets, including CFO Magazine, CNBC, DarkReading, Financial Times, SC Magazine, and VentureBeat. He’s also a frequent speaker at leading industry and technology conferences.

 

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as an analyst, Nick spent four years supporting the security and risk team and researching GRC, social media, security, and related organizational themes.

Education

Nick has a B.A. in government and international politics from Wesleyan University.

Nick Hayes

Senior Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Nick’s research focuses on the intersection of security, risk, and reputation in today’s digital world. He helps Security & Risk Professionals improve the way they monitor digital channels to safeguard brand assets and mitigate risks, such as impersonations, account takeovers, data leakage, social engineering, and other issues that compromise the business. Nick also specializes in social media security and compliance, as well as risk analytics, cyberinsurance, and the human elements of cybersecurity.

Nick’s research and commentary has been cited in major media outlets, including CFO Magazine, CNBC, DarkReading, Financial Times, SC Magazine, and VentureBeat. He’s also a frequent speaker at leading industry and technology conferences.

 

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as an analyst, Nick spent four years supporting the security and risk team and researching GRC, social media, security, and related organizational themes.

Education

Nick has a B.A. in government and international politics from Wesleyan University.

Nick Hayes's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Digital Risk Protection, Q2 2018

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 21 DRP Solutions

    June 8, 2018Nick Hayes

    The digital risk protection (DRP) market is taking off. New vendors, major venture capital (VC) funding, and fast-paced growth all reflect swelling demand. Through persistent monitoring and facilitated remediation, these solutions allow security and risk (S&R) professionals to maintain better visibility of their sprawling digital footprints and mitigate related risk. This report showcases the emerging class of DRP solutions, product strengths, and vendor maturity to guide your technology decisions.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Your Guide To Cyberinsurance

    Examining The Market And Your Options For Covering Cyber Risk

    June 6, 2018 Heidi Shey, Nick Hayes

    Security pros now have access to a robust, necessary, but still nebulous cyberinsurance market. Before you select a policy, you'll have to determine your company's cybervalue at risk and what kind of coverage you'll need. At that point, you may choose from a variety of brokers, captives, carriers, and reinsurers. This report helps you sift through the noise to obtain the right cyberinsurance for your needs.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Risk And Compliance Management, Q2 2018

    14 Technologies Underpin Risk And Compliance Efforts

    May 1, 2018Nick Hayes

    Companies today face unprecedented risk velocity and volatility. Digital disruption, cyberattacks, vulnerable third parties, and geopolitical instability — this is just a sampling of issues that risk professionals must manage, showcasing how vital they've become to corporate success. But to keep up, risk pros need better technologies, and there are many worth considering. This Forrester Tech Tide™ analyzes the maturity and business value of 14 technologies to manage risk and compliance (R&C). Risk pros should use this report to shape their firm's investment and adoption strategy.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2018

    As Security's Purview Increases, Prioritize Helping Your Customer

    March 23, 2018 Amy DeMartine, Merritt Maxim, Heidi Shey, Nick Hayes, Jeff Pollard, Enza Iannopollo, Andras Cser

    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: Cultivate Culture For Sustained GRC Performance

    Continuous Improvement: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    March 15, 2018Nick Hayes

    A corporate culture with strong values is integral to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) programs — and therefore to the entire company. This report explains how significantly culture affects risk and compliance efforts; it also highlights five best practices to help risk and compliance pros encourage employees' ethical behavior, strengthen GRC programs, and enhance corporate performance. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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