Andras Cser

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Security & Risk PROFESSIONALS

Andras serves Security & Risk Professionals. He is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account provisioning, entitlement management, federation, privileged identity management, and role design and management. Andras covers cloud security and enterprise fraud management, which have many synergies with identity and access management when an organization needs to protect against risk and wants to manage fraud appropriately. He helps clients develop enterprise strategies for creating business value through identity management, cloud security, and fraud management.

His research focuses on strategy, cost-benefit analysis, architecture, performance and scalability of identity and access management and provisioning solutions, enterprise fraud management solutions, and role-based access control (RBAC), as well as maintenance and distributed intranet and Internet identity systems. He maintains an interest in evaluating the skill sets and core competencies of professional service providers in these spaces.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Andras was a security architect with CA Technical Services through the Netegrity acquisition. Andras designed the architecture and led the implementation of Fortune 500 companies' identity and access management and provisioning solutions. Previously, Andras managed business process re-engineering projects.


Andras holds an MBA degree from Technical University of Budapest and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, and an M.Sc. in computer science and electrical engineering from Technical University of Budapest.

Andras Cser's Research

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Achieving Zero Trust Identity And Access Management

    Increasingly, IAM has become a tool not just for security but also for business agility. As firms exploit digital technologies to create new sources of value for customers and to increase their ...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Identity And Access Management, Q1 2008

    Forrester evaluated leading identity and access management (IAM) vendors across 117 criteria and found that Oracle has established itself as the IAM market Leader due to its solid technology bas...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Build Your Identity And Access Management Strategy

    Your strategic plan for identity and access management (IAM) must establish and explain the business need and value of IAM to both technology management and business leaders. It must also descri...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Identity Management Market Forecast: 2007 To 2014

    The identity management — or identity and access management (IAM) — market will grow from nearly $2.6 billion in 2006 to more than $12.3 billion in 2014 (including revenues from both...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report: Evolve Your IAM Strategy For Your Digital Business

    New partnership and customer engagement models have extended the identity boundary of today's digital businesses: Security pros must manage identities and access across a variety of populations ...

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