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Renee Murphy

Principal Analyst

Renee is a principal analyst at Forrester serving Security & Risk Professionals. She covers governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), with a special focus on audit, controls management, information security, and risk management. In this role, she helps Forrester clients strengthen their risk and compliance environments based on her extensive audit experience and technology expertise. Renee is also a frequent speaker at vendor events and industry conferences on subjects such as security and risk best practices and guidance on the implementation of Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT).

Previous Work Experience

Renee's previous work experience includes internal and external auditing, security consulting, data center management, network engineering, and compliance program implementations. Her work has spanned financial services, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, entertainment, retail, high-tech, and service industries.

Education

Renee attended The Pennsylvania State University's College of Fine Arts, and she is a member of ISACA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

Renee is a principal analyst at Forrester serving Security & Risk Professionals. She covers governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), with a special focus on audit, controls management, information security, and risk management. In this role, she helps Forrester clients strengthen their risk and compliance environments based on her extensive audit experience and technology expertise. Renee is also a frequent speaker at vendor events and industry conferences on subjects such as security and risk best practices and guidance on the implementation of Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT).

Previous Work Experience

Renee's previous work experience includes internal and external auditing, security consulting, data center management, network engineering, and compliance program implementations. Her work has spanned financial services, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, entertainment, retail, high-tech, and service industries.

Education

Renee attended The Pennsylvania State University's College of Fine Arts, and she is a member of ISACA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

Renee Murphy's Most Recent Research

Research

The Top Systemic Risks, 2021

Landscape: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook
February 9th, 2021 | Renee Murphy , Alla Valente , Salvatore Schiano

They originate as systemic risk events before becoming your current nightmare scenario. These external events impact your firm and your customers but are...

13 min read
Research

GRC Vision, 2021 To 2026

Vision: The Governance, Risk, And Compliance Playbook
January 4th, 2021 | Renee Murphy , Alla Valente

Risk management professionals should be looking five years into the future to successfully steer their fast-paced businesses. Many key trends will amplify...

16 min read
Research

Gauge Your Information Security Maturity

Assessment: The S&R Practice Playbook
November 20th, 2020 | Renee Murphy

Information security is a complex discipline, and CISOs are responsible for compiling a vast array of controls and standards to plot a roadmap for improvements...

3 min read
Research

The Forrester Tech Tide™: Environmental Sustainability, Q4 2020

20 Technologies Underpin Environmental Sustainability

Environmental sustainability is critical to firms' ability to attract customers, employees, and investors; reduce costs; improve resiliency; and gain competitive...

17 min read
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The Forrester Tech Tide™: Climate Adaptation And Resiliency, Q4 2020

18 Technologies And Services Underpin Climate Adaptation And Resiliency

Climate adaptation and resiliency has become critical to how firms can survive and successfully adapt to the environmental and market impacts of climate...

16 min read