As both IT vendors and buyers explore the advantages of cloud-based solutions, they must also evaluate and manage cloud security risks. Read more to get the expert guidance required.
2023 Security Recommendations: Protect Your Ass(ets) And Lawyer Up
Forrester recently published Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2023 for CISOs and other senior cybersecurity and technology leaders. This year’s overarching theme involves protection (as you might expect) — but not exactly in the way you’d think in the context of security. In 2023, our recommendations fall into three major strategic themes for security […]
Get A Head Start On The National Cybersecurity Strategy
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.
Unlock The Secret To 2023 Tech Success
Attend our predictions webinar on overcoming resource constraints with a focus on resiliency and talent.
A Short History Of Financial Services In The Cloud
I’ve been working with a long list of financial services companies from various subsectors on their cloud strategies. Each wants to know how to best take advantage of cloud while meeting stringent (and shifting) regulatory requirements. It’s been a long road for financial services and cloud. Here’s a little bit of history. Financial services have […]
How CISOs Can Navigate The 2023 Downturn
CISOs must use this period of austerity to reinforce security as a core competency that drives growth and protects revenue.
Deciphering Apple’s Recently Announced Data Protection Features
Earlier this month, Apple announced several important new data protection features for general availability in 2023 that have numerous implications for security teams in all industries and geographies. Here is the Forrester security and risk team’s collective analysis of these new features. Quick Summary The announcement is not particularly noteworthy in terms of the newly […]
Top Takeaways From The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms, Global, Q4 2022
The four-way hyperscaler horse for market share matters as the leading players continue to invest up and down the stack for new capabilities that set the pace for the industry. Those efforts are reflected in the results of The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms, Global, Q4 2022, in which custom silicon and […]
Learnings From Our Hybrid Cloud Management Forrester Wave™
This blog piggybacks off of my last post regarding the management evaluations I’ve been working on in 2022. As previously noted, they take a lot of effort but deliver high value — a lot of which can’t be captured in a single report. I already shared my tidbits of advice for the cost management evaluation. […]
Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change
Get our Predictions 2023 guide to explore the infrastructure shifts driving transformation and resiliency.
Data Sovereignty Battles Continue To Dominate The European Public Cloud Market
The battle between hyperscalers and European cloud providers to conquer the European public cloud market is getting more contentious over the issue of data sovereignty. It now involves new actors, new concerns, and new weapons. Here a few of the main facts that will most probably influence the European cloud scenario moving forward. Growing Complexity […]
Predictions 2023: Security Pros Face Greater Internal Risks
On top of the usual challenges, in 2023, security pros will see more risk coming from internal forces, such as enabling anywhere work and the future of the office. Learn more in our 2023 predictions.
Predictions 2023: Tech Leaders Double Down On Cloud-Native While Google Buys More Market Share
European Predictions 2023: Cloud
In 2023, European banks and governments will accelerate their cloud plans while Kubernetes will see increased interest, as well. Learn more in our 2023 cloud predictions for EMEA.
The Era Of Cloud-Native Transformation Is Here
As KubeCon North America 2022 gets underway, it’s useful to reflect on how far the cloud-native ecosystem has come, a focus of a new report by my colleague Charlie Dai and me. It wasn’t so long ago that IT enterprise architects began every project with a list of constraints: What can be built with a […]
Shape Your 2023 Cybersecurity Priorities For Uncertain Times
Join us for a planning webinar to learn how you can budget and align your 2023 cybersecurity plans for what’s ahead.
Where Did Gaia-X Go Wrong?
The Gaia-X initiative was launched in 2019 as a way for European governments to reclaim data sovereignty from non-European cloud hyperscalers. But it hasn’t lived up to its promise. In this episode, senior analysts Dario Maisto and Jeffrey Rajamani provide an update on the current state and future outlook for Gaia-X.
Succession Planning For The Security Org
Is overreliance on key security employees putting your entire organization at risk? Learn best practices for retention and succession planning in security from Senior Analyst Jess Burn.
We Are Living In A Serverless World
In that world, security concerns remain. Here's what leaders and teams need to know.
Redefining Data Security For The Modern Age
Learn how to redefine data security in an age of multicloud, anywhere work, edge computing, and changing privacy regulations.
New Security & Risk Planning Guide Helps CISOs Set 2023 Priorities
Which security technologies should be getting the investment in 2023, and which ones should you be scaling back on? Read a few key takeaways from our planning guide for security and risk leaders.
Explore Seven Pitfalls To Avoid In Your Push To Modernize Cloud
Hear analyst advice on modernizing your cloud with less risk and fewer missteps.
Google Public Sector Is A Move To Amplify Industry-Specific Credentials
On June 28, Google unveiled plans for a new Public Sector subsidiary aimed at helping US public institutions, such as state, local, and educational institutions, drive digital transformations into the cloud. The company also has US federal ambitions by partnering with the Defense Innovation Unit, the US Navy, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). […]
Enterprises Are Modernizing In The Cloud And At The Edge — Build A Backup Strategy To Match
Learn the seven data resilience strategies that every enterprise should consider as they transform their business.