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Breaking Down The US Executive Order To Protect Americans’ Sensitive Personal Data

Stephanie Liu 1 day ago
Learn the key takeaways and market impacts from the Biden administration’s executive order to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data.
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What To Know: A Retrospective Of 2023’s Top Breaches And Fines

Sandy Carielli 2 days ago
After a retrospective review of the largest publicly reported breaches and privacy violations in 2023, here's what you need to know for 2024.

Stay Ahead Of Threats With Detection And Response Engineering

Enhance your security operations by learning the latest detection and response engineering practices.

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Insider Intercepted In Fantasy Football Game

Joseph Blankenship February 15, 2024
Forrester data shows that 22% of data breaches in 2023 were the result of internal incidents. What does that have to do with fantasy football? Find out in this post.
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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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Data Governance: Your Key To Unlocking An Insights-Driven Business

Jayesh Chaurasia February 5, 2024
The key to turning data into meaningful and actionable insights across the organization lies in a frequently overlooked area — establishing a strong foundation of data governance.
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HPE + Juniper Networks Creates A Cisco Doppelganger

Andre Kindness January 11, 2024
What does the HPE acquisition of Juniper Networks mean for technology leaders and the market overall? Find out in this detailed analysis of the deal.
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Retailers Are Being Barraged By Cyberattacks This Holiday Season — Prepare!

Allie Mellen December 14, 2023
Cyberattacks continue to threaten the availability of online shopping for retailers — and the profits that come from it. Retailers can take these three steps to defend against them, this holiday season and into 2024.

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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This Week In AI, UK Edition: Much Ado About Not That Much

Enza Iannopollo December 4, 2023
The new UK AI bill in Parliament is likely to add up to less practical impact than you might think. Find out why.
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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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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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Managing The Privacy Risks Of Generative AI

What It Means September 28, 2023
Nervous about the privacy implications of your latest generative AI pilots? In this episode, Principal Analyst Enza Iannopollo shares some insights and mistakes to avoid.
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Don’t Be A Passive Bystander — Take An Active Approach To Insider Risk

Joseph Blankenship September 13, 2023
One of Forrester’s best practices for managing insider risk is to turn your employees into advocates for the program. Get five tips for how to do that in this preview of our upcoming Security & Risk event in November.

Learn How AI Can Be Used In Detection And Response

Watch this video for a reality check on what can (and can’t) be done with AI and security.

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Enhance Your Security Operations Practice With Agile And Detection Engineering

Get a deep dive on detection engineering in security operations. Hear Forrester advice on best practices and the use of detection–as–code. 
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Prevent Data Turnovers With Insider Risk Management

Joseph Blankenship August 28, 2023
Learn some valuable lessons about insider risk management from the New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors. Really.
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The State Of Data Security, 2023

Heidi Shey August 28, 2023
Learn some of the key data security trends of the year including the causes of breaches, types of data being compromised, and post-breach effects and impact.
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Rubrik Acquires Laminar: Data Resilience And Security Join Forces

Heidi Shey August 22, 2023
As security threats increase, data protection and security practices continue to merge. Data resilience firm Rubrik recently announced its acquisition of Laminar, a data security posture management (DSPM) vendor. Together, they aim to enable consistent and unified data security posture visibility that spans on-premises and cloud-based environments. Modern Data Resilience Is Increasingly A Cybersecurity Issue […]
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Seize The Opportunity: The Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award 2023

David Levine August 22, 2023
Last month, Forrester announced its inaugural Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award. As former CISOs, my Forrester colleague Brian Wrozek and I are sharing our thoughts about why you should apply. There are tangible benefits to you, your team, your organization, and the greater security community. You should apply — and apply now — for […]
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Black Hat USA 2023: Insights From Our Short Vegas Residency

Jeff Pollard August 21, 2023
Black Hat USA 2023: Insights From Our Short Vegas Residency Black Hat has gone from being RSAC’s smaller tech and practitioner-focused cousin to being a commercial showcase for cybersecurity vendors. A tightly packed, noisy Business Hall included over 300 vendors and 400 organizations with booths, which was great for swag but bad for anyone with […]
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Post-Quantum Security: Have You Started Your Journey?

Heidi Shey August 11, 2023
The European Policy Centre recently published a quantum cybersecurity agenda for Europe in July 2023. This is yet another example of raising awareness and issuing calls to action for post-quantum security preparations. This follows the World Economic Forum and Deloitte issuing a perspective on transitioning to a quantum-secure economy in 2022. Also in late 2022, […]
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Thales To Acquire Imperva: Building This Dream House Won’t Be Easy

Heidi Shey July 25, 2023
Thales announced its agreement to acquire Imperva from private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $3.6 billion, expecting to add $500 million of revenue and expand its data and application security offerings as a result. The overall cybersecurity portfolio will then be structured across three key areas: identity (Thales), data security (Thales and Imperva), and application […]
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