Cloud Security

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.

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Fortinet Acquires Lacework

Andras Cser June 12, 2024
After a previous sale fell through, Fortinet has announced the acquisition of Lacework for an undisclosed amount, catching some customers by surprise. Get a detailed analysis of the deal including side-by-side product comparisons in this post.
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Adoption Of Cisco’s Hypershield Will Depend On AI And Security Tooling Coexistence

Andras Cser June 11, 2024
Cisco recently announced a new network and cloud security platform, called Hypershield. Find out what benefits it provides and why organizations should pay close attention to its development going forward.

Strenthen Security Operations With Agile SecOps

Read this report to learn how to apply agile software development lifecycle practices (SDLC) to detection and response to create engineering-driven detection operations.

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Cloud Detection And Response Tools Do Not Exist

Allie Mellen May 28, 2024
Cloud detection and response is not a market category — it is a feature of existing cloud tools. Get a formal definition and more in this post previewing a new report.
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Cloud Security Provider Wiz Raises $1B In VC Funding, Passes On Lacework Acquisition

Andras Cser May 20, 2024
Wiz (founded in 2020) announced a new VC funding round of $1 billion at a post-money valuation of $12 billion. Wiz has cumulatively raised $1.8 billion in venture capital, is generating over $350 million in annual recurring revenue, and is on an upward trajectory toward a likely IPO in 2025. This signals high investor confidence […]
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With Selipsky Out, What’s Next For AWS?

Lee Sustar May 15, 2024
AWS announced this week that Adam Selipsky will depart as CEO and Matt Garman, AWS senior VP of sales and marketing, would replace him in June. Find out what the implications of this move could be at a critical time for AWS and the broader cloud market overall.
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Forrester’s RSAC 2024 Themes, Takeaways, And Observations

Jeff Pollard May 15, 2024
More than 41,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors, and 425 sessions. Get some of the key themes and takeaways from the Forrester security & risk analysts who attended RSA Conference (RSAC) 2024.
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Top Cybersecurity Threats In 2024

What It Means May 2, 2024
In today’s cybersecurity environment, threat detection is key. In this episode, Principal Analyst Brian Wrozek and Senior Analyst Janet Worthington discuss the top five cybersecurity threats in 2024 and how organizations can protect themselves. 
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Announcing Forrester’s Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award

Stephanie Balaouras May 1, 2024
We have opened the call for our annual Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award. This award recognizes organizations that have transformed the security, privacy, and risk management functions into capabilities that fuel long-term success. Learn more about the award and how to apply.
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Wiz Acquires Cloud Detection And Response Specialist Gem Security To Round Out Cloud Security Portfolio

Andras Cser April 18, 2024
Recently, Wiz announced the acquisition of cloud detection and response vendor Gem Security. Learn how this move aligns with Wiz’s plan to build a comprehensive cloud security portfolio and accelerate product innovation.
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Modernize Your Cloud Governance To Match Today’s Cloud Strategy

Tracy Woo April 17, 2024
As the cloud landscape adapts to new changes, there is a renewed interest in cloud governance programs. But implementation of cloud governance may prove to be more difficult than expected. Find out why.
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It Ain’t Just AI: What We Saw At Google Cloud Next

Lee Sustar April 16, 2024
Google recently held its Google Cloud Next conference four months early to unveil new AI offerings and upstage its rivals. Get a detailed review of all of the announcements at the event in this post.
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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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Were Our 2023 Cloud Predictions Correct?

Tracy Woo February 6, 2024
It's time to take a look back and score our 2023 cloud predictions. Find out where we accurately predicted cloud trends and where we missed the mark for cloud in 2023.
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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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VMware Customers: Brace For Impact

Tracy Woo November 22, 2023
With the VMware-Broadcom deal set for closing, what should you know? Learn five key things VMware customers can expect in the coming years.
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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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Zero Trust Past, Present, And Future

What It Means October 12, 2023
Zero Trust has evolved since its earliest iterations, but it’s never been more vital than it is today. In this episode, Principal Analyst David Holmes discusses the origins of Zero Trust and its future impact on driving business value.
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The Future Of Cloud

What It Means October 5, 2023
Recent, major shifts in the cloud space are prompting some technology leaders to review their cloud strategies. In this episode, Principal Analyst Lee Sustar provides his perspective on the future of cloud and how it may impact your technology roadmap.
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The CISO And CIO Microsoft Security Dilemma: Fend Off Or Learn To Love?

Jeff Pollard September 28, 2023
Should CISOs fend off Microsoft to keep their preferred products or embrace consolidation? Find out in this blog.
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Splunk Is Good For Cisco, But Cisco Needs To Convince Splunk Customers That Cisco Is Good For Them

Allie Mellen September 22, 2023
Find out what Cisco's $28 billion planned acquisition of Splunk could mean for both observability and security.
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