CISO Trends

The chief information security officer (CISO) role is growing in importance and remit. Discover the latest trends and analysis for CISOs and information security leaders.

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An Actual Complete List Of SOC Metrics (And Your Path To DIY)

Allie Mellen March 26, 2024
Strategic, operational, or tactical. What core metrics does SecOps need to track? Get a detailed response to this pressing question in a preview of two new reports on SOC metrics.
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Cisco Live EMEA 2024: Yes, AI Was Everywhere, And So Was A Surprising Amount of Innovation

Madelein van der Hout March 26, 2024
Cisco Live EMEA 2024 was a different event than past years and provided some pleasant surprises. Read our key takeaways from the event based on presentations and personal interactions with some Cisco executives.

Conquer Your GenAI Security, Risk & Privacy Fears

Watch our webinar to learn how security leaders can identify and manage enterprise genAI risk across models, APIs, and applications — and follow paths to secure, trusted adoption.

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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Workforce Identity Platforms, Q1 2024

Geoff Cairns March 25, 2024
Last Wednesday, we released The Forrester Wave™: Workforce Identity Platforms, Q1 2024. We looked at the top 12 vendors in the market and evaluated them across 24 criteria. Workforce identity platforms energize a centripetal (inward) force necessary to combat the centrifugal (outward) forces that challenge identity and access management (IAM) deployments in organizations today. These […]
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Forrester’s Not-So-TayTay Southeast Asia Cybersecurity Trends Roundtable Tour

Jinan Budge March 24, 2024
Get six key learnings about Southeast Asia cybersecurity trends and challenges following a series of roundtables with CISOs and security leaders in the region.
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You Got Your Carbon Black In My Symantec! No, You Got Your Symantec In My Carbon Black!

Paddy Harrington March 13, 2024
What is Broadcom planning to do with VMware’s Carbon Black unit? Find out in this blog covering the plan to integrate Carbon Black with Broadcom's existing product lineup.
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The European Cybersecurity Consulting Services Market Is Ready For Disruption

Madelein van der Hout March 12, 2024
As digital threats grow more sophisticated and European and international regulatory landscapes more intricate, the role of cybersecurity consulting services is critical. Hence, I’m excited to announce The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Europe, Q1 2024 (available for Forrester clients). In this report, my colleagues and I scrutinize the offerings of major players in […]
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Relationships, Leadership, And Communication: Advancing Cybersecurity Via Soft Skills

David Levine March 7, 2024
Toxic leadership and poor or inadequate communication can fuel frustration, confusion, burnout, and a lack of trust in the cybersecurity organization. Learn the value of soft skills in this blog post.

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Don’t Miss Our 2024 Predictions Deep Dive

Hear directly from the tech, CX, and B2B analysts behind our 2024 global predictions and get an important generative AI update from Forrester’s CEO, George Colony.

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2024 Security Recommendations: Tackle Change Head On

Jess Burn March 6, 2024
Changing tech, changing threats, and changing consequences. 2024 will be a busy year for security professionals. Get a preview of our top security recommendations for 2024 in this blog and then read our full report.
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Prescription For Change: Cybersecurity Outage Highlights Critical Vulnerabilities In Healthcare

Jeff Pollard February 23, 2024
A recent cybersecurity incident at Change Healthcare cause the pharmacy claims processors to take its systems offline. Learn the implication of this event and five things firms can do to prepare.
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Putting The New Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative Priorities Into Action

Brian Wrozek February 20, 2024
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently announced the 2024 cybersecurity priorities for the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC). Get a preview of them in this blog.
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Secure Your Use Of Generative AI

Watch and learn how to use a security framework to secure genAI adoption and explore the security controls and skills crucial for safeguarding this emerging technology.
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The Future Is Now: Introducing Human Risk Management

Jinan Budge February 13, 2024
The market that used to be called the security awareness and training (SA&T) is now human risk management. This blog explains why.

60% Of Skeptics Will Use (And Love!) GenAI

Surprised? Download Forrester’s 2024 Predictions guide to see why progress will be driven by exploration — and 14 other global predictions on AI, privacy, B2B buyers, hybrid work, and more.

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Higher Ed Rethinks The Three R’s To Close The Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Jess Burn February 8, 2024
Thanks to the widely publicized cybersecurity talent shortage, degree requirements are fading from job postings – even for US Federal contractors – and being replaced by demonstrable skills challenges, making expensive four-year programs less appealing to high school grads and those in the workforce looking for a career change. To keep up, colleges and universities are doing some rethinking of their own as many attempt to carve out a slice of the cybersecurity skills and training pie. In the process, these institutions are renaming the traditional “three Rs” of education.
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High-Performance IT: Security Enters The Chat

Sandy Carielli February 8, 2024
You've heard about high-performance IT. Now learn how the CISO and the security organization fits into this new technology model.
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It’s Time! Destroy Those Long-Held Silos Between Security And Tech Teams

Jinan Budge February 5, 2024
Check out new Forrester research on how to build, improve, repair, or elevate your relationship with your technology counterparts.
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Tear Down The Tiered Analyst System In The SOC

Allie Mellen January 31, 2024
Learn how taking a new approach to how you position analysts in your security operations center (SOC) can reduce burnout and help build a deeper security talent pool.
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Cybersecurity Consultancies Face Goldilocks-Style Expectations From APAC CISOs

Jinan Budge December 15, 2023
What should APAC CISOs look for from cybersecurity consulting providers? Find out in our latest Wave report which evaluates the 10 most significant cybersecurity consulting providers in Asia Pacific.
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Announcing The First-Ever Evaluative Research On Cybersecurity Skills And Training Platforms!

Jess Burn December 12, 2023
The emergence of CS&T platforms ushers in a new era of upskilling and training focused not on point-in-time test prep but on continual learning, where practitioners go up against the latest attacker techniques individually or as a team to test technical skills, refine documented processes, and improve communication. They’re also using these platforms to acquire emerging skills, like prompt engineering, which are offered by many of the platforms in this evaluation.
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AWS’s Silent Nod To FinOps

Tracy Woo December 12, 2023
Last week, Amazon.com VP and CTO Werner Vogels closed out re:Invent 2023 with his keynote address on the “frugal architect.” This isn’t the first time that Vogels has introduced this topic. In fact, it was a theme he originally introduced in 2012 that revolves around architecting with cost in mind. To me, and likely to […]
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A New Dawn For VMware EUC And Carbon Black, But Not Without Risk

Andrew Hewitt December 8, 2023
Find out how Broadcom's plan to divest VMware’s EUC And Carbon Black businesses could impact customers and the market overall.
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