Salvatore   Schiano

Salvatore Schiano

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Sal contributes to Forrester’s research on internet-of-things (IoT) and device security, physical security, and identity and access management (IAM) technologies. In this role, Sal helps clients mitigate enterprise risk related to emerging technology, business continuity and resiliency, and environmental, social, and governance factors. His research also explores business technologies and strategies that help clients manage climate-related risks and opportunities and act on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Sal has contributed to the Harvard Business Review and the International Journal of Press and Politics.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate on the security and risk (S&R) team, Sal conducted primary and secondary research for reports and consulting projects on a range of S&R topics. Prior to Forrester, he held research and project management positions at firms in private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs.

Education

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

Salvatore Schiano

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Sal contributes to Forrester’s research on internet-of-things (IoT) and device security, physical security, and identity and access management (IAM) technologies. In this role, Sal helps clients mitigate enterprise risk related to emerging technology, business continuity and resiliency, and environmental, social, and governance factors. His research also explores business technologies and strategies that help clients manage climate-related risks and opportunities and act on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Sal has contributed to the Harvard Business Review and the International Journal of Press and Politics.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate on the security and risk (S&R) team, Sal conducted primary and secondary research for reports and consulting projects on a range of S&R topics. Prior to Forrester, he held research and project management positions at firms in private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs.

Education

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

Salvatore Schiano's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Protect Your Firm From Drones

    Security And Risk Pros Must Prepare Their Business For The Security, Privacy, And Compliance Risks of Drone Technology

    April 19, 2019 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    Drones are no longer just airborne toys for amateur hobbyists. Organizations increasingly deploy drones in a wide range of applications, from agriculture, to maintenance and inspection, to law enforcement. But this increased use introduces new security and privacy challenges. Today's security and risk (S&R) leaders must understand both the applications and uses for drones and the corresponding threats and risks. This report reviews the implications of drone technology to help S&R pros prepare their organizations for this disruption.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Business Continuity, 2018

    Risk Pros Are Expanding BC To Include Most Operational Risks

    February 11, 2019 Stephanie Balaouras, Salvatore Schiano

    As 100-year floods and cyberattacks grow more frequent, and as organizations become completely dependent on complex technology, business continuity (BC) preparedness must be a cornerstone of a resilient organization. A resilient firm can absorb the impact of any unexpected event without failing to deliver on its brand promise. In this report, the first in a series highlighting the current state of BC, Forrester examines today's shifts in mission, priorities, organizational structure, and funding.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Endpoint Security, 2019

    Buyers Demand Better Product Efficacy And Integrated Data Security

    January 22, 2019 Chris Sherman, Salvatore Schiano

    Every year, Forrester surveys thousands of security decision makers and information workers around the world. This report examines endpoint security spending and adoption patterns to help security leaders benchmark their 2019 plans against those of their peers. It also highlights the most important trends that will affect the endpoint security industry in 2019 and beyond.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Elevate Cybersecurity And Privacy With Process Metrics

    Intermediate Level: Process For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    January 10, 2019Nick Hayes, Salvatore Schiano

    The intermediate phase of the journey to cybersecurity and privacy maturity turns 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.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2019: Cybersecurity

    The US-China Trade War Will Revive Corporate Espionage Attacks Around The World

    November 5, 2018 Amy DeMartine, Jeff Pollard, Heidi Shey, Claire O'Malley, Salvatore Schiano, Merritt Maxim, Renee Murphy

    The race to improve customer engagement compels companies to collect volumes of personal data, and this puts enormous pressure on security teams to protect customers from fraud, privacy abuses, and other breaches of trust. Unfortunately, the combination of data hoarding, consolidated data stores, and interconnectedness makes it easy for attackers to steal valuable data. In the next 12 months, attackers will target specific industries and use automation to enhance their effectiveness. This report guides security and risk (S&R) pros through five predictions for 2019.

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