Renee   Murphy

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 CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Reset Technology Governance To Drive Value

    Beginner Level: Tech Governance Practices For Technology Leadership

    January 11, 2018 Bobby Cameron, Renee Murphy

    To help their firms compete in the age of the customer, tech leaders must develop a solid foundation for tech governance — the policies, frameworks, and processes that facilitate funding and resource allocation, risk management, and measurement of progress. Tech governance plays a critical yet often overlooked role in maximizing the business value that technology delivers. This report examines the actions required of tech leaders to lay the foundations for effective tech governance.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Adopt Agile, End-To-End Technology Governance

    Intermediate Level: Tech Governance Practices For Technology Leadership

    January 11, 2018 Bobby Cameron, Renee Murphy

    Firms require agile, end-to-end tech governance to meet the needs of a changing business model, one focused on speed and responsiveness to transform fast-changing business value delivery, especially customer experience (CX). To this end, tech leaders must develop tech governance to prioritize solutions that create reusable technical platforms that form a foundation to enable speed, end-to-end.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Connect Business And Technology Governance To Unlock Innovation

    Advanced Level: Tech Governance Practices For Technology Leadership

    January 11, 2018 Bobby Cameron, Renee Murphy

    Tech leaders innovating their tech governance processes must work with other business leaders to integrate tech with overall business governance — for funding, risk management, and metrics. Technology is the business in these customer-obsessed firms. This report looks at how tech leaders must change tech governance — especially for delivering enterprisewide business objectives — to unlock business value across the enterprise and the ecosystem.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Choose The Right Technologies To Support Your GRC Program

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

    October 31, 2017Renee Murphy, Claire O'Malley

    There comes a point in any GRC program when the massively complex efforts involved become too cumbersome to manage in separate systems and manual processes. Even if it were possible, there would be no headroom to generate any real business value. This report outlines the tools and technologies available to help risk management professionals efficiently manage the array of data points and processes required to meet their organization's risk and compliance needs — and provide business benefits along the way. Forrester updates this report regularly for accuracy and relevance.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Assess Your GRC Program With Forrester's GRC Maturity Model

    Assessment: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook

    October 24, 2017Renee Murphy, Nick Hayes

    The Forrester GRC Maturity Model helps risk management professionals objectively assess their GRC efforts to identify areas of weakness as well as centers of excellence, then outline a strategy to make appropriate improvements. The model consists of 14 functions and 59 components within the domains of oversight, technology, process, and people, each with detailed assessment criteria to provide a consistent and objective method of evaluation. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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