Salvatore   Schiano

Salvatore Schiano

Researcher Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Sal is a researcher serving security and risk professionals. He covers security technologies for the internet of things (IoT) and endpoint devices, identity and access management (IAM), and physical-logical convergence. His research helps clients navigate enterprise risk related to emerging business technology, business continuity and resiliency, and corporate values and sustainability.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate on the security and risk team, Sal supported analysts’ research and advisory goals on a range of information security and risk management topics. Prior to Forrester, he held research and project management positions at private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs firms. His academic research has been published in the International Journal of Press and Politics.

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 is a researcher serving security and risk professionals. He covers security technologies for the internet of things (IoT) and endpoint devices, identity and access management (IAM), and physical-logical convergence. His research helps clients navigate enterprise risk related to emerging business technology, business continuity and resiliency, and corporate values and sustainability.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate on the security and risk team, Sal supported analysts’ research and advisory goals on a range of information security and risk management topics. Prior to Forrester, he held research and project management positions at private equity consulting, environmental sustainability, and public affairs firms. His academic research has been published in the International Journal of Press and Politics.

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: How To Secure Connected And Autonomous Vehicles

    Security Pros Must Prepare For Emerging Transportation-Specific Cyberthreats

    August 9, 2018 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    Connected and autonomous vehicles (CVs and AVs) are transforming transportation. While business leaders enthuse about reinventing the in-vehicle customer experience to drive brand loyalty and differentiation, security and risk (S&R) pros struggle to secure and protect the complex vehicle infrastructure. Insecure vehicles can lead to data loss, privacy abuse, physical harm, and revenue loss. This report outlines the threats facing transportation and how S&R pros can assess and mitigate the risks.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Consumer Authentication, 2018 (US)

    Keep Up With Digital Consumers

    August 2, 2018 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    Consumer online authentication habits are evolving, including password usage, two-factor authentication adoption, and biometrics. This infographic looks at authentication behaviors and attitudes of US consumers to help security and risk professionals adapt their customer identity and access management strategies to better serve customers.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018

    The 15 Providers That Matter Most To Enterprises And How They Stack Up

    June 21, 2018 Chris Sherman, Salvatore Schiano

    In our 21-criteria evaluation of endpoint security suite providers, we identified the 15 most significant ones — Bitdefender, Carbon Black, Check Point, Cisco, CrowdStrike, Cylance, ESET, Ivanti, Kaspersky Lab, Malwarebytes, McAfee, Microsoft, Sophos, Symantec, and Trend Micro — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up to help security professionals make the right choice.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Endpoint Security, 2018

    New Threats Are Driving Technology Consolidation

    February 5, 2018 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, helping security leaders benchmark their 2018 plans against those of their peers. It also highlights the most important trends that will affect the endpoint security industry in 2018 and beyond.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The US Healthcare Security Benchmark 2017 To 2018

    Healthcare Providers Must Improve Security For Digital Transformation

    January 17, 2018Salvatore Schiano, Chris Sherman

    IT security budgets at US healthcare organizations have lagged behind other industries. In a highly regulated industry, budget constraints have made compliance challenging and impeded security maturity. Yet ongoing regulatory pressure, increased targeted attacks, and healthcare technology innovation demand much higher levels of security maturity. This report examines industry trends, dissects healthcare security budgets and challenges, and provides recommendations to help healthcare security leaders benchmark their efforts and prioritize initiatives.

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