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Jinan Budge

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Jinan leads Forrester’s security and risk research in Asia Pacific. Jinan’s research focuses on enabling the success of the chief information security officer (CISO) role; creating transformational cybersecurity strategies; and building security awareness, behavior, and culture programs at the heart of a security strategy. Jinan is a champion for diversity and inclusion in security and brings a local and global perspective and cultural lens to her research and practice.

Previous Work Experience

Jinan’s research remains pragmatic, as she recently returned to Forrester after several years as director of cyber strategy at Transport for NSW and a similar role with Qantas Airlines. Jinan has built, stood up, and delivered significant cybertransformation strategies across the public and private sectors. She is an experienced people leader and international keynote speaker, and she's passionate around her purpose in the security field.

Education

Jinan holds two bachelor’s degrees in science and commerce from the Australian National University.

Jinan Budge

Principal Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Jinan leads Forrester’s security and risk research in Asia Pacific. Jinan’s research focuses on enabling the success of the chief information security officer (CISO) role; creating transformational cybersecurity strategies; and building security awareness, behavior, and culture programs at the heart of a security strategy. Jinan is a champion for diversity and inclusion in security and brings a local and global perspective and cultural lens to her research and practice.

Previous Work Experience

Jinan’s research remains pragmatic, as she recently returned to Forrester after several years as director of cyber strategy at Transport for NSW and a similar role with Qantas Airlines. Jinan has built, stood up, and delivered significant cybertransformation strategies across the public and private sectors. She is an experienced people leader and international keynote speaker, and she's passionate around her purpose in the security field.

Education

Jinan holds two bachelor’s degrees in science and commerce from the Australian National University.

Jinan Budge's Research

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: A Practical Guide To A Zero Trust Implementation

    Roadmap: The Zero Trust Security Playbook

    March 3, 2021 Steve Turner, David Holmes, Chase Cunningham, Jinan Budge, Paul McKay, Andras Cser, Heidi Shey, Merritt Maxim

    Zero Trust is becoming the security model of choice for enterprises and governments alike. However, security leaders often don't know where to begin to implement it, or they feel daunted by the fundamental shifts in strategy and architecture Zero Trust demands. However, Zero Trust does not require that you rip out all your current security controls to start fresh, and with the right approach you can realize benefits right away. Security leaders should read this report to understand the practical building blocks of a successful Zero Trust implementation roadmap.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Use Forrester's CISO Strategic Canvas To Align Security With Business

    Strategic Plan: The S&R Practice Playbook

    February 10, 2021 Jeff Pollard, Jinan Budge

    Security leaders know it's critical to align their efforts to the business, speak their business colleagues' language, and show support for business objectives. But with never-ending inbound requirements and emerging threats, it's difficult to find the time to plan and demonstrate alignment. This report unveils Forrester's CISO Strategic Canvas, which guides security leaders to develop an aligned strategy by expanding their vision to anticipate where the business is going and how to help get it there. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Cybersecurity In Indonesia

    Indonesian Security Leaders Will Accelerate Their Security Transformation In 2021

    January 14, 2021Jinan Budge, Achim Granzen

    Adaptiveness and CX improvements are key business priorities for firms in Indonesia in 2021, and cybersecurity will be crucial to safeguarding these priorities. Indonesia is in the early stages of its cybersecurity transformation and lags behind in adopting Zero Trust. Indonesia needs to discard old notions of security, embrace Zero Trust, and learn lessons from global peers. To be successful, CIOs and security leaders in Indonesia must assess, plan, and act their journey toward a high-performance, customer-obsessed security organization.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: How To Manage The Human Risk In Cybersecurity

    Continuous Improvement: The S&R Practice Playbook

    January 13, 2021Jinan Budge

    Traditional approaches to security communication are limited to perfunctory one-off training sessions that fail to take customers, regulators, and other external stakeholders into account and rarely effect long-term behavioral change. This report lays out a four-step plan that CISOs should follow to manage the human risk. It provides design principles for creating transformational security awareness initiatives which will win the hearts and minds of senior executives, employees, the technology organization, and customers. This is an update to a previously published report; Forrester has reviewed and updated it to ensure relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Optimize Your Human Risk Management Practices To Differentiate

    Advanced Level: People Practices For Cybersecurity And Privacy

    January 13, 2021Jinan Budge

    Firms at the advanced stage of cybersecurity and privacy maturity have likely built a positive reputation for responsible data use and enjoy strong employee morale. This report — the last of three in the people competency of the cybersecurity and privacy playbook — helps CIOs avoid the complacency that advanced firms sometimes fall into and helps them extend and maintain their lead over and differentiation from the competition. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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