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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 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
Research

Now Tech: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q4 2020

Forrester's Overview Of 30 External Threat Intelligence Services Providers
December 28th, 2020 | Brian Kime , Elsa Pikulik

You can use external threat intelligence services to reduce the risk of vulnerability exploitation, protect your brand's reputation, and monitor and track...

4 min read
Research

The State Of Cybersecurity Investing And Innovation

Despite Macroeconomic Turmoil, Venture Capital Investing In Cybersecurity Remains Strong
November 24th, 2020 | Merritt Maxim , Elsa Pikulik

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global economic contraction, yet cybersecurity, risk, and privacy startups continue to attract venture funding. In...

6 min read