Heath Mullins

Sr. Analyst

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Purge Network Myopathy With NAV

Heath Mullins 5 days ago
What is the definition of network analysis and visibility (NAV) and how does it fit into a Zero Trust framework? This post provides Forrester's definition of NAV and explains why visibility is so vital in today's security environment.
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Get Ready For Takeoff: Microsoft Copilot For Security

Jeff Pollard March 13, 2024
Microsoft announced the launch date of Copilot for Security. Find out what this means for security professionals and how you can prepare.
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Introducing The Zero Trust Threat Detection And Response Tech Tide™

Heath Mullins August 8, 2023
As a mariner, I know the value of paying attention to the tides to navigate complex waterways in previously untraveled waters. This Tech Tide™ enables security and risk pros to identify wasteful and redundant technologies while focusing on the current attack surface. As attacks increase in sophistication, Zero Trust threat detection and response has become […]
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Get A Head Start On The National Cybersecurity Strategy

Jeff Pollard March 2, 2023
This blog outlines Forrester’s existing Security & Risk research to help organizations navigate, manage, and prepare their organizations for the implications of the National Cybersecurity Strategy.
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Introducing Forrester’s Network Analysis And Visibility Landscape, Q1 2023

Heath Mullins March 1, 2023
In today’s Zero Trust (ZT) world, organizations have been heavily focused on Zero Trust edge identity solutions. In some cases, however, they’ve neglected visibility across all the connections, endpoints, and applications in the enterprise. Network analysis and visibility (NAV) solutions have become almost an afterthought to ZT, but they are actually central to a robust […]
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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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Cyber Grant Program Is Welcome News For Small Governments

Erik Nost September 21, 2022
Local governments have become frequent targets of cyber attacks, and funding and planning for preventing for more attacks have been left largely to the local level. A new initiative is changing that.
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US Federal Government Continues Cybersecurity Leadership With New OMB Memo

Heath Mullins July 29, 2022
The guidance in the new memorandum enables federal civilian agencies to properly assign cyber-initiative funding toward the most critical areas. Here, we take a closer look.
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Nontraditional DDoS Attacks Are On The Rise

Heath Mullins March 10, 2022
If you have never heard of “DDoS amplification factor” prior to this week, you’re not alone. A new zero-day attack surfaced a vulnerability from an unlikely source: an internet-facing PBX (private branch exchange) system. Bad actors seized upon this opportunity to create a 4,294,967,296:1 amplification load. Yes, that’s 4 billion to one. This is a […]