Joseph Blankenship

VP, Research Director

Joseph supports security and risk professionals, helping clients develop security strategies and make informed decisions to protect against risk. He covers security infrastructure and operations, including tools for the security operations center (SOC) such as security information and event management (SIEM), security analytics, and security automation and orchestration (SAO). He also covers security topics like artificial intelligence (AI) for cybersecurity, email security, distributed denial of service (DDoS), and network security. His research focuses on security monitoring, threat detection, insider threat, phishing prevention, operations, and management.

Joseph has presented at industry events, been quoted in the media, and written on a variety of security topics.

The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021
Report
May 6th, 202115 min read

In our 25-criterion evaluation of enterprise email security providers, we identified the 15 most significant ones — Agari, Area 1 Security, Barracuda Networks, Broadcom Symantec, Cisco, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Google, Microsoft, Mimecast, Proofpoint, SonicW

, Claire O'Malley
Best Practices: Mitigating Insider Threat
Report
March 18th, 202115 min read

Whether accidental or malicious, insider incidents can result in financial fraud, privacy abuses, intellectual property theft, or damage to infrastructure. It's difficult for security pros to detect this suspicious activity because insiders need to have p

, Claire O'Malley
The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2020
Report
December 1st, 202012 min read

In our 27-criterion evaluation of security analytics platform providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Exabeam, FireEye, Gurucul, IBM Security, LogRhythm, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Rapid7, RSA, Securonix, Splunk — and researched, analyzed, an

, Claire O'Malley

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