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Salvatore Schiano

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Sal helps security and risk professionals improve business continuity; environmental sustainability management; operational resilience; and governance, risk, and compliance. In this role, he helps clients build adaptive risk management strategies and choose the right technologies to support them. His research focuses primarily on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors; climate change mitigation and adaptation; and enterprise risk intelligence.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to Forrester, Sal held project management and research positions at firms in private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs. He has written articles for publications such as Harvard Business Review and the International Journal of Press and Politics.

Education

Sal holds a BA (magna cum laude) in political science from the University of Massachusetts.

Salvatore Schiano

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Sal helps security and risk professionals improve business continuity; environmental sustainability management; operational resilience; and governance, risk, and compliance. In this role, he helps clients build adaptive risk management strategies and choose the right technologies to support them. His research focuses primarily on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors; climate change mitigation and adaptation; and enterprise risk intelligence.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to Forrester, Sal held project management and research positions at firms in private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs. He has written articles for publications such as Harvard Business Review and the International Journal of Press and Politics.

Education

Sal holds a BA (magna cum laude) in political science from the University of Massachusetts.

Salvatore Schiano's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester New Wave™: Climate Risk Analytics, Q3 2020

    The Eight Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    July 14, 2020 Renee Murphy, Salvatore Schiano

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for climate risk analytics, we identified the eight most significant providers in the category — The Climate Service, ESGAnalytics.Ai, Esri, Four Twenty Seven, Jupiter Intelligence, Risk Management Solutions, Verisk, and XDI — and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Risk professionals can use this review to select the right partner for their climate risk analytics needs.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Promote Cybersecurity And Privacy By Utilizing Metrics

    Intermediate Level: Process For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    July 10, 2020 Merritt Maxim, Elsa Pikulik, Salvatore Schiano

    The intermediate phase of cybersecurity and privacy maturity relies on establishing metrics and collecting data to drive process improvement. This report — the second of three in the process competency of the cybersecurity and privacy playbook — helps CIOs meet the challenges of the intermediate phase. 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: New Tech: Climate Risk Management Solutions, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 33 Providers

    May 14, 2020 Renee 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: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Digital Physical Security And Employee Safety, Q2 2020

    Seventeen Technologies Underpin Physical Security And Safety Initiatives

    April 14, 2020 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    In a world of increasing physical threats ranging from extreme weather to workplace violence, firms are making the safety of their employees a top priority. To accelerate their physical security performance, companies are evaluating and adopting a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 17 technology categories that support physical security and safety. Security and risk professionals should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Biggest Trends Shaping Enterprise Risk Management In 2020

    Enterprise Risk Management Programs Must Mature Faster To Adapt To Changing Risks

    January 3, 2020 Alla Valente, Salvatore Schiano, Stephanie Balaouras

    Uncertainties in the business environment and emergence of new threats are leading to more complex risks. Firms are doubling down on proactive risk management to better anticipate disruption, build operational resilience, and respond to new dynamics. This report, part of a series of studies with the Disaster Recovery Journal, examines the current state of business resiliency and enterprise risk management (ERM) and provides risk, compliance, and business continuity professionals with insight into the trends and priorities for future ERM investment.

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