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Meet The New EMEA Cybersecurity Analyst

Tope Olufon 5 days ago
Meet Tope Olufon, the new analyst covering cybersecurity in EMEA.
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Enterprise Browsers Reignite The Browser Wars But This Time For Businesses

Paddy Harrington November 4, 2022
I’ve been in the IT industry long enough to remember the start of the “browser wars,” when Internet Explorer took on Netscape in the late 1990s. Product names such as Mosaic, Netscape, “IE,” and Mozilla (and its next iteration with Firefox) were all part of the browser market development. Safari came along for Mac in […]

Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change

Get our Predictions 2023 guide to explore the infrastructure shifts driving transformation and resiliency.

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In The Mature WAF Market, Product Offerings Continue To Expand

Sandy Carielli September 27, 2022
At first glance, the web application firewall (WAF) market — populated by long time vendors with robust partner programs, extensive supporting services, and a slew of customer engagement opportunities — may seem like a space that has topped out. However, changes in how organizations develop and deploy applications — more hybrid cloud, more APIs, more […]
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Shape Your 2023 Cybersecurity Priorities For Uncertain Times

As 2023 approaches, security leaders are hard at work planning for the cybersecurity trends headed our way – setting budgets, developing plans, and establishing priorities. Is your plan on track?
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Meet The New Analyst Covering IAM: Geoff Cairns

Geoff Cairns August 25, 2022
What Topics Will You Be Covering At Forrester? I am very excited to be covering identity and access management (IAM), with a focus on the workforce environment (business to employee). I will also collaborate with Forrester’s other IAM analyst, Andras Cser. Some areas and topics that I hope to explore include: How to optimize workforce […]
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New Security & Risk Planning Guide Helps CISOs Set 2023 Priorities

Merritt Maxim August 23, 2022
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.
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The US Pipeline Industry Catches A Break, But Now Is Not The Time To Be Complacent

Brian Wrozek August 11, 2022
The Transportation Security Administration's relaxing of rules based on industry feedback is welcome. Yet the days of nonexistent or voluntary cybersecurity regulations for critical infrastructure are ending.

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.

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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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Meet The New Analyst Covering OT Security: Brian Wrozek

Brian Wrozek July 27, 2022
What Topics Will You Be Covering At Forrester? I am very excited to be covering security and risk for operational technology (OT) environments, including the critical infrastructure and manufacturing industries. This is a growing area of concern because OT-specific attacks are increasing and the stakes are higher regarding the potential impact to human safety and […]
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The Reaper Comes For Cyber Unicorns

Jeff Pollard June 13, 2022
While the economic downturn is in its early stages, it looks as though the hypergrowth phase of the cybersecurity vendor party has reached an abrupt end.
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Meet The New Analyst Covering Vulnerability Risk Management: Erik Nost

Erik Nost May 11, 2022
What Topics Will You Be Covering at Forrester? I am very excited to be covering vulnerability risk management (VRM) at Forrester, including threat modeling and management and penetration testing. Some of the areas in VRM that I hope to explore include: Vulnerability risk prioritization, especially with new “zero days” hitting at what seems like every […]
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Microsoft Launches MDR And Hops On The Everything-As-A-Service Bandwagon

Jeff Pollard May 10, 2022
Everything-eventually-becomes-a-service which Microsoft demonstrates by launching its own version of managed detection & response. We discuss what CISOs need to know, how it will impact the market, and what to look for next.
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Our 2022 Top Recommendations For Your Security Program: CISOs Get An Offer They Can’t Refuse

Jeff Pollard April 6, 2022
The Coppola classic has a few surprising parallels with today's chief information security officer.
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To Earn Customer Trust, Sell Secure Products

Sandy Carielli February 11, 2022
Get tips on how improving application security can help you secure your products and retain the trust of your customers.
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OMB’s Zero Trust Strategy: Government Gets Good

David Holmes February 1, 2022
What a time to be alive! Hot on the heels of Forrester’s release of our definition of modern Zero Trust (ZT), the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a memo entitled Moving the US Government Toward Zero Trust Cybersecurity Principles. Coincidence? Yes. A big deal? Also, yes. If executed as mandated, not only […]
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Announcing Forrester’s New Research On Attack Surface Management

Jess Burn January 12, 2022
As I watched the December 2021 Log4j situation unfold (and it continues … ), the importance of IT asset visibility couldn’t have been clearer. So many security and IT teams struggle to maintain much-needed visibility into an increasingly complex and distributed IT environment because so much of an organization’s estate is unknown or undiscovered due […]
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Halloween Comes Early For Syniverse, FB, And Twitch — What We Can Learn From Their Spooky Outages Plus Breaches

Jeff Pollard October 7, 2021
As renowned ghost hunter and solver of mysteries Scooby-Doo would say, “Ruh roh, Raggy!” It looks like more than ghosts are wreaking havoc on haunted networks. We’re less than a full week into October, and Cybersecurity Awareness Month isn’t quite taking shape the way we expected. Ostensibly, orgs decided to pivot and use this time […]

Federal Zero Trust Or Bust?

Learn the three steps to federal Zero Trust compliance.

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A CISO’s Guide To Employee Empowerment

What It Means September 16, 2021
What’s the most important thing a security leader can do to empower their direct reports? Delegate. Learn how to do it effectively from VP, Principal Analyst Jeff Pollard in this week’s episode.
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Using Our Tools Against Us: Adversaries Continue To Abuse Trust In The Supply Chain

Steve Turner July 13, 2021
Attackers continue to abuse trust in unique and creative ways. Have you talked with your partners about security yet? Get three tips on how to do that effectively.
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COVID-19 Drives Delivery Model Transformation And A Sustainability Revolution In The Security Consulting Space

Paul McKay July 1, 2021
“The Forrester Wave™: European Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q3 2021,” launched today. Fifteen firms are featured in this report, representing a cross section of large international security consulting providers and more regionally based security pure plays. The European security consultancy market has seen a large transformation in the past 16 months in how it delivers value […]
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