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Renee Murphy

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Renee is a principal analyst at Forrester serving Security & Risk Professionals. She covers governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), with a special focus on audit, controls management, information security, and risk management. In this role, she helps Forrester clients strengthen their risk and compliance environments based on her extensive audit experience and technology expertise. Renee is also a frequent speaker at vendor events and industry conferences on subjects such as security and risk best practices and guidance on the implementation of Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT).

Previous Work Experience

Renee's previous work experience includes internal and external auditing, security consulting, data center management, network engineering, and compliance program implementations. Her work has spanned financial services, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, entertainment, retail, high-tech, and service industries.

Education

Renee attended The Pennsylvania State University's College of Fine Arts, and she is a member of ISACA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

Renee Murphy

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Renee is a principal analyst at Forrester serving Security & Risk Professionals. She covers governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), with a special focus on audit, controls management, information security, and risk management. In this role, she helps Forrester clients strengthen their risk and compliance environments based on her extensive audit experience and technology expertise. Renee is also a frequent speaker at vendor events and industry conferences on subjects such as security and risk best practices and guidance on the implementation of Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT).

Previous Work Experience

Renee's previous work experience includes internal and external auditing, security consulting, data center management, network engineering, and compliance program implementations. Her work has spanned financial services, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, entertainment, retail, high-tech, and service industries.

Education

Renee attended The Pennsylvania State University's College of Fine Arts, and she is a member of ISACA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

Renee Murphy's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Climate Risk Management Solutions, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 33 Providers

    May 14, 2020Renee Murphy, Salvatore Schiano, Alla Valente

    Climate change is an immediate risk to business operations, financial systems, and global supply chains. A wave of direct losses, scientific evidence, and stakeholder activism is forcing companies to take notice. As climate variability rises, firms must assess, detect, predict, and quantify the impact of climate change on their business and learn how to adapt. This report explores emerging vendors in climate risk management solutions. Security and risk pros should use it to understand capabilities major market segments and to inform their technology strategies.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2020

    Landscape: The S&R Practice Playbook

    April 27, 2020 Sandy Carielli, Sean Ryan, Jinan Budge, Brian Kime, Paul McKay, Jeff Pollard, Heidi Shey, Alla Valente, Renee Murphy

    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™: Governance, Risk, And Compliance Platforms, Q1 2020

    Tools And Technology: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    March 9, 2020 Alla Valente, Renee Murphy

    In our 22-criterion evaluation of GRC platform providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Enablon; Galvanize; IBM; LogicManager; MetricStream; NAVEX Global; Riskonnect; RSA, a Dell Technologies Company; SAI Global; SAP; ServiceNow; and Workiva — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps risk and compliance professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Get Intentional With A Dynamic GRC Roadmap

    Roadmap: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    January 8, 2020 Alla Valente, Renee Murphy

    GRC roadmaps must align the strategy, vision, and execution of processes and technology to the practical steps needed to execute major risk and compliance initiatives. The challenge for risk and compliance pros is how to plan for continued progress, knowing for certain that the risk management and regulatory landscape will change along the way. Risk and compliance pros should use this report to construct and maintain their own dynamic roadmap to deal with continuous change. 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: Build The Business Case For GRC

    Business Case: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    January 7, 2020 Alla Valente, Renee Murphy

    The business case for governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) efforts too often relies on the fear of costly events or regulatory action. This report helps GRC leaders elevate the conversation and focus on business benefits and improved performance. It arms you with tools and a framework along with examples of the costs, benefits, risks, and flexibility gains that you can use as the pillars for your ROI analysis. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester updates it regularly for accuracy and relevance.

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