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Elsa Pikulik

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Elsa is a researcher serving security and risk management professionals. She contributes to Forrester’s research on digital identity, internet-of-things (IoT) security, and threat intelligence. Elsa helps clients understand how to protect their organizations from risk while utilizing certain emerging technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to becoming a researcher, Elsa was a senior research associate on the security and risk management team. In that role, she supported research on a wide range of topics including data security tools, privacy regulation and trends, security budgets, and security services. Prior to joining Forrester, Elsa worked in supervision and regulation at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Education

Elsa earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Elsa is a researcher serving security and risk management professionals. She contributes to Forrester’s research on digital identity, internet-of-things (IoT) security, and threat intelligence. Elsa helps clients understand how to protect their organizations from risk while utilizing certain emerging technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to becoming a researcher, Elsa was a senior research associate on the security and risk management team. In that role, she supported research on a wide range of topics including data security tools, privacy regulation and trends, security budgets, and security services. Prior to joining Forrester, Elsa worked in supervision and regulation at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Education

Elsa earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Elsa Pikulik's Most Recent Research

Research

The State Of IoT Security, 2021

July 9th, 2021 | Merritt Maxim , Elsa Pikulik

Internet-of-things (IoT) technologies enable process optimization, enhanced product offerings, and transformed customer and employee experiences. However...

10 min read
Research

Cybersecurity M&A Trends During The Pandemic

Cybersecurity Remains An Attractive Investment Target
June 29th, 2021 | Merritt Maxim , Elsa Pikulik

While the COVID-19 pandemic induced a global macroeconomic downturn, it also boosted enterprise demand for cybersecurity solutions to help deal with the...

7 min read
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The Forrester Tech Tide™: Threat Intelligence, Q2 2021

Fifteen Technologies And Services Underpin Threat Intelligence
April 13th, 2021 | Brian Kime , Elsa Pikulik

Threat intelligence is increasingly critical to firms' ability to manage cyber risk and build resilient security programs. To accelerate their threat intelligence...

11 min read
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The Forrester Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021

The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
March 23rd, 2021 | Brian Kime , Elsa Pikulik

In our 26-criterion evaluation of external threat intelligence services providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — CrowdStrike, Digital Shadows...

13 min read
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Forrester's Global Map Of Privacy Rights And Regulations, 2021

March 16th, 2021 | Enza Iannopollo , Elsa Pikulik

Keeping up with evolving regulatory requirements is a top challenge for companies around the world. To help, we created an interactive global map of privacy...

7 min read