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 CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Optimize Your Cybersecurity And Privacy People And Culture Practices To Differentiate

    Advanced Level: People Practices For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    October 3, 2019 Jinan Budge, Salvatore Schiano

    Firms at an advanced stage of the journey to cybersecurity and privacy maturity have likely built a positive reputation for responsible data use and enjoy strong employee morale. This report — the last of three in the people competency of the cybersecurity and privacy playbook — helps CIOs avoid the complacency that advanced firms sometimes fall into and helps them extend and maintain their lead over and differentiation from the competition. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CMO Professionals

    REPORT: New Corporate Values Require A New Kind Of Commitment

    Use Forrester's Assessment To Evaluate The Depth And Authenticity Of Commitment

    October 1, 2019 Jim Nail, Renee Murphy, Salvatore Schiano

    In response to the rise of values-based consumers, more companies are moving beyond milquetoast corporate values to embrace moral, social, or even political values. With customers paying closer attention to the authenticity of such promises, an insufficient effort brings substantial risk. This report and evaluation tool help marketing and security and risk leaders gauge and improve company commitment to these new kinds of corporate values to build customer trust and loyalty.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Making Smart Cities Safe And Secure

    Building Secure And Resilient Digital Systems To Serve Citizens

    July 12, 2019 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    The era of the connected city has arrived, as municipal leaders around the globe invest in new technologies to optimize existing services and improve overall citizen experience. But with these new interconnected systems come new security and privacy challenges. This report reviews the security implications of smart cities and offers guidance on how security and risk (S&R) pros should address and overcome these potential security and privacy challenges.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Make Your Digital Transformation An Ethical One

    An Ethical Transformation Series Report

    July 8, 2019 Renee Murphy, Salvatore Schiano

    To close the gap between customer expectations and your current capabilities, your organization, like many others, is probably undergoing a digital transformation. This transformation is critical for serving empowered customers and fueling growth. But in the age of the customer, your digital transformation also requires an ethical one. This report helps risk pros identify the need and make the case for an ethical transformation alongside a digital one.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The US Healthcare Security Benchmark, 2018 To 2019

    Healthcare Pros Must Spend Wisely To Counter Increasing Complexity

    July 5, 2019 Chris Sherman, Salvatore Schiano, Jeff Becker

    In the past, IT security teams within US healthcare providers had much smaller budgets than those within other industries. This is no longer the case, as budget increases in healthcare have come as a result of years of devastating data breaches and revenue loss directly attributed to poor security. This report helps healthcare security pros learn from their peers and provides recommendations for addressing critical technology risks.

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