Forrester Decisions for Security & Risk

Keeping the business and its customers protected across an increasingly complex risk landscape — without impeding customer experience and growth opportunities — is a tall order. Business reputation and customer trust are at stake. One of the quickest ways to lose customers is to lose their trust. Forrester believes that security, privacy, and risk management are the foundation of a trusted business.

Forrester Decisions for Security & Risk helps security and risk leaders continuously manage risk within strategic opportunities, protect business growth, and gain customer and employee trust with secure, private experiences. With a combination of bold vision, curated tools and frameworks, and hands-on guidance, you’ll define and execute best practices that reinforce customers’ trust.

Security That Drives Trust

Stay Ahead Of Threats

Protect the enterprise against cyberattacks and emerging threats while continuously addressing vulnerabilities.

Safeguard Reputation

Safeguard the enterprise against all forces that present risk to customers and employees, setting your company image and brand apart.

Ensure A Secure And Private Experience

Enable the enterprise to execute on customer-focused initiatives without compromising experience or trading off security and privacy.

Key Priorities

As a security and risk leader, you’re under constant pressure to anticipate emerging threats and protect business growth strategies, customers and employees, and company reputation. Forrester Decisions for Security & Risk Leaders is tailored to help you deliver on your most pressing priorities:

  • Proactively manage enterprise risk and sustain compliance.
  • Lead a high-performing security organization and culture.
  • Defend against cyberattacks and emerging threats.
  • Implement identity and access management for humans and nonhuman entities.
  • Establish an effective privacy and data protection program.
  • Secure products through their lifecycle.
  • Secure and manage the risks of emerging technologies.

What’s Included In This Service

Forrester Decisions services are uniquely built to give you strategic insights for your role as a business leader in your organization and help you deliver on your functional role as a division or department leader. Here’s what’s inside:

Stay ahead of changing customer and market dynamics, plan for the future, and set your strategy with leading research. ​

  • Customer obsession research
  • Customer insights
  • Trends and predictions
  • Market forecasts
  • Technology and service provider landscapes

Empower your team to conquer your priorities with proven strategic models and plug-and-play templates. ​

  • KPIs and peer benchmarks​
  • Assessments​
  • Strategic models​
  • Strategy templates​
  • Forrester Wave™ evaluations for your function
  • Certification courses

Accelerate progress and de-risk decisions with best practices tailored to you and your team​.

  • Guidance sessions​
  • Peer discussions
  • Event attendance​
  • Dedicated relationship management

Forrester helped me articulate and quantify the technology security risk affecting my organization and translate it into an effective
mitigation plan.

— Deputy Information Security Officer, governmental agency

Support For Leaders And Team Members

Forrester Decisions for Security & Risk offers multiple levels of service to ensure the right expertise and degree of support for you and your team. All service levels offer access to research, tools, data, and certification courses.

Leader 

Procure deep expertise across your functional discipline through expert-led guidance sessions that help you apply unique research, tools, and data to your specific needs.

Team 

Develop a common language and toolset to strengthen your team’s expertise and skill sets with access to relevant certification courses and insights.

Meet A Few Of Our Security & Risk Analysts

Looking for more time with experts? 

Get in touch with our consultants to jump-start your initiative, execute on your security and risk strategies, or anything in between.


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Log4j, Open Source Maintenance, And Why SBOMs Are Critical Now

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Beyond the immediate response issues, the Log4j vulnerability poses longer-term risk management and community considerations.
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Divide And Conquer: Rapid Response To The Apache Log4j Vulnerability

Allie Mellen December 13, 2021
It’s been … a weekend for security pros. The Apache Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) affects somewhere between 0 and 3 billion-plus of the devices currently running Java. Luckily, a metric ton of amazing advice exists on #InfoSecTwitter right now. It’s a lot to consume at once, which is why we‘ve put together three parallel workstreams you […]
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The Cybersecurity Incident Response Market Abounds With Choice — But Please Choose Before You’re Hit!

Jess Burn December 6, 2021
Last week, we released the Forrester Now Tech: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services, Q4 2021. This research provides a comprehensive overview of the service provider landscape. In the report, we define and describe the vendor segments and then classify each of the 36 vendors into the appropriate segment based on functionality. We also provide information on key industries the vendors support and any reference customers they […]

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