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Meet The New EMEA Cybersecurity Analyst

Tope Olufon 21 hours ago
Meet Tope Olufon, the new analyst covering cybersecurity in EMEA.
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A Look Inside The Forrester-WISP Partnership: A Q&A With Rachel Tobac

Allie Mellen 7 days ago
The chair of the board at Women in Security and Privacy (WISP) discusses the organization's work and how companies can partner with it to foster diversity in cybersecurity.

Tackle 2023 With Bold Action & Clear Focus

Get our Predictions 2023 Guide to see the 12 big-impact dynamics that leaders will have to navigate in the coming year.

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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 […]
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Predictions 2023: Security Pros Face Greater Internal Risks

Heidi Shey October 31, 2022
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.
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European Predictions 2023: Privacy & Security

Paul McKay October 31, 2022
In 2023, the risk function will rise at European organisations, but one major firm will lose employee trust through misuse of tech. Find out more in our 2023 cybersecurity predictions.
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Is Your Organization Equipped To Handle Geopolitical Risks?

What It Means October 27, 2022
Is your security team effectively assessing your exposure to geopolitical risk? Principal Analyst Renee Murphy and Senior Analyst Allie Mellen provide some insights and next steps every security org will want to hear.
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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 […]

See Why 2023 Fortune Favors The Bold And Focused

Explore our 2023 Predictions to see where strategies are shifting – and where opportunities for bold moves exist.

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Apply Critical Thinking And Culture To Reduce Insider Risk

Joseph Blankenship September 27, 2022
Learn how to reduce the three most common types of insider threats in this Security & Risk event preview.
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Cyber Grant Program Is Welcome News For Small Governments

Erik Nost September 21, 2022
Local governments have become frequent targets of cyber attacks, and funding and planning for preventing for more attacks have been left largely to the local level. A new initiative is changing that.
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Succession Planning For The Security Org

What It Means September 15, 2022
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.
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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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Redefining Data Security For The Modern Age

Heidi Shey August 30, 2022
Learn how to redefine data security in an age of multicloud, anywhere work, edge computing, and changing privacy regulations.

Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change

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

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To Drive Trust, Minimum Viable Product Needs Minimum Viable Security

Sandy Carielli August 30, 2022
What does minimum viable product planning have to do with security and customer trust? Find out in this preview of our upcoming Security & Risk North America event.
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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 State Of Decentralized Digital Identities

Andras Cser August 19, 2022
Learn the value of decentralized digital identities in this preview of Forrester’s Security & Risk event, November 8–9.
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What COVID-Related Absenteeism Has Taught Us About Workforce Planning

What It Means August 18, 2022
COVID-related absenteeism continues to cause challenges across industries and business functions. In this episode, VP, Research Director James McQuivey and VP, Principal Analyst J. P. Gownder highlight some key learnings for workforce planning.

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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Vulnerability Programs Must Regain Trust To Inspire Action

Erik Nost August 17, 2022
Is using CVSS scores for risk prioritization leading to misalignment and even mistrust in your organization? Find out in this Security & Risk event session preview.
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Perspectives From Black Hat 2022

Erik Nost August 16, 2022
Thousands of security practitioners, vendors, and researchers from 111 different countries packed the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas last week for the first in-person Black Hat since 2019. Since the 2019 Black Hat, new technologies and security providers have increased, but so have threats, actors, and social/political/economic concerns. This year’s high attendance demonstrated […]
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The US Is Spending Nearly Half Of A Trillion Dollars On Climate And Infrastructure, Seeding The Green Market Revolution

Amy DeMartine August 15, 2022
Forrester’s research team reviews the major business implications of the Inflation Reduction Act.
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