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Meet The New EMEA Cybersecurity Analyst

Tope Olufon 2 days ago
Meet Tope Olufon, the new analyst covering cybersecurity in EMEA.
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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.

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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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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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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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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Five Reasons To Buy A Service Before A Product

Jeff Pollard August 17, 2022
Learn why moving away from legacy thinking on products and services leads to far better outcomes.
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Asia Pacific MSS Firms Are The New “Minions” In “The Incredibles” Suits

Fahad Ehsan August 2, 2022
For many years, managed security services providers (MSSPs) have been sold as shining knights and superheroes that will come to the rescue and solve all of your security problems. From what we have seen, this is far from the truth, and most MSSPs have not been able to provide a consistent client experience. The problem […]

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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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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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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Meet Fahad Ehsan, Forrester’s Newest Security And Risk Analyst

Fahad Ehsan April 22, 2022
Hello, my name is Fahad Ehsan, and I am the newest analyst on the Forrester’s security and risk team. I will be joining Frederic Giron, Jinan Budge, and David Holmes, conducting research on managed security service providers, vulnerability management, Zero Trust, and cloud security. Tell Us About Yourself I was born and raised in Lahore, […]
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Announcing Analyst Experience: SOC Analysts Finally Escape The Shackles Of Bad UX

Jeff Pollard April 18, 2022
The toughest battle SOC analysts face every day should not be with the technology they use. Analyst Experience (AX) will help solve that problem.
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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.

Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change

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

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The Return Of The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services

Jess Burn April 4, 2022
The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services, Q1 2022 is now live! This is the first evaluation of cybersecurity incident response service (CIRS) providers we’ve published since March of 2019. Remember 2019? Ah, those halcyon pre-pandemic days … back when most of us were traveling freely, meeting in person, blissfully unfamiliar with the challenges of […]
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European MSS Firms Are Letting Down Their Customers By Providing More “Pew-Pew Maps” And Noise Rather Than Remediation Support

Paul McKay March 28, 2022
We’ve all been on a site visit to a managed security services (MSS) provider’s security operations center (SOC), where your prospective MSS provider shows you yet another set of screens with big “pew-pew maps” with little dots and lines going haywire where it has seen cyberattacks. These maps are about as useful as an NFT: […]
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Chronicles Of Mandiant: Google Put A Ring On It

Jeff Pollard March 8, 2022
Mandiant trades up from FireEye and finds a home within Google Cloud Platform.
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Fix The Vulnerability Within: Break Gender Bias In Cybersecurity

Jinan Budge March 7, 2022
Forrester predicts that in 2022, one in 10 experienced security pros will exit the industry. This brain drain is the result of a few dynamics colliding: poor financial and advancement incentives; general stress and burnout impacting security teams; and cybersecurity’s dirty little secret, workplace toxicity! And cybersecurity isn’t immune to the hidden epidemic impacting women’s ability […]
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Take These Steps To Prepare For And Handle The Cybersecurity Effects Of The War In Ukraine

Paul McKay February 28, 2022
Eleven things you can do now to reduce your risks and exposure to the cyber threats related to the war.

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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Belatedly Introducing The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting In APAC — What Matters Is People And Vision

Jinan Budge February 15, 2022
Thanks to a few end-of-2021 personal challenges, I was not able to write this blog earlier. I decided, however, that it’s never too late to announce research in which we invested over four months (and over a year of prework and research): The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting Providers In Asia Pacific, Q4 2021. This is […]
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What Does It Mean To Lead Security In 2022?

Jess Burn February 8, 2022
The last two years have put security leaders, their teams, and their programs to the test — and very much in the spotlight. Boards and executives now understand how closely trust is tied to business resilience and viability and are increasingly looking for the unique guidance and perspective a security leader has to offer. How […]
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The Security Services Flywheel

Jeff Pollard January 11, 2022
The “Security Services Flywheel” is based on the Disney Flywheel. It serves as an explainer on why security services continue to stay relevant, no matter how sophisticated products get.
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