Carlos Rivera

Senior Analyst

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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust Platform Providers, Q3 2023

Carlos Rivera October 19, 2023
Get an inside look at some of the highlights and findings from the new Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust Platform Providers, Q3 2023 report.
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When It Comes To Zero Trust, Nobody Puts Appsec In A Corner

Sandy Carielli February 22, 2023
Zero Trust has seen an increase in adoption over the past few years — Forrester’s Security Survey, 2022, shows that 83% of global large enterprises are reporting that senior leadership has committed their organizations to the adoption of Zero Trust. Aspects of the Zero Trust model continue to be misunderstood, however. The industry is still […]
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A Zero Trust Paradox: Which Comes First, Microsegmentation Or Microperimeter?

Carlos Rivera February 21, 2023
The common trope, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” is a question about origins and paradoxical relationships. Security and risk conversations about microsegmentation and microperimeters suffer from a similar dilemma. These two concepts are heavily emphasized in Zero Trust conversations as key components to advance maturity. Security and risk pros confuse the usage […]
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Enterprise Firewalls: The Security Tech That Keeps On Ticking

David Holmes December 20, 2022
Learn the three approaches enterprise firewall vendors are taking to work around a shortage of network security techs.
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Has Zero Trust Killed Defense in Depth? Or “DiD” It Refine It?

Carlos Rivera December 12, 2022
Zero Trust (ZT) continues to make waves (no pun intended), with US federal agencies now publishing guidance, such as the OMB’s M-22-09 or the DoD’s ZT strategy, for effective implementations, allowing for the government to be viewed as a source of trust in cybersecurity — although ZT is still mired in myths, and these can […]
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Getting The Knack For NAC

Carlos Rivera August 8, 2022
Network access control (NAC) was first offered in 2006 as a security solution that seemed promising but struggled to gain any interest for its adoption. This only worsened in the wake of anywhere-work and the move to the cloud, as on-premises networks declined in importance. Newer solutions such as Zero Trust network access (ZTNA), which […]
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Plan Your Response To CISA Emergency Patching Directives

Erik Nost May 20, 2022
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and other government agencies will continue to weigh in on vulnerability and patch management. Be prepared to respond.