Paul McKay

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InfoSecurity Europe 2024: Next-Gen And AI Dominate The Show Floor

Madelein van der Hout June 10, 2024
What will the short-term and the long-term impact of generative AI be on security? That was the big question at the recent InfoSecurity Europe 2024 event. Find out what we heard at the event in this blog and learn how to register for a deep-dive webinar next month.

Infosecurity Europe 2023 — Forrester’s Thoughts

Madelein van der Hout July 19, 2023
(written with Zaklina Ber) Forrester analysts visited Infosecurity Europe 2023 this year and took over 45 meetings with vendors, service providers, and CISOs throughout the event. Walking into the venue, you get overwhelmed by a literal vendor sprawl, with over 500 vendors represented this year. Clearly, the message of security vendor consolidation hasn’t sunk into […]

Prognosen 2023: Cybersicherheit

Paul McKay 31 Oktober 2022
Erfahren Sie, wie sich die Prognosen unserer Analysten aus dem Security & Risk Bereich auf EMEA auswirken werden.

Prévisions 2023 : Sécurité & Confidentialité

Paul McKay 31 Octobre 2022
Découvrez les prévisions de nos experts sur les tendances du secteur de la Sécurité et Confidentialité en 2023.

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.

The Forrester Enterprise Architecture Award Finalists For EMEA

Paul McKay September 30, 2022
Customer requirements and business needs are constantly changing. In order to successfully address those shifts, organizations are left with no choice but to align their ecosystems. Enterprise architecture (EA) is key when it comes to rewiring business capabilities to a value-driven approach and reinforcing organizational preparedness for future. The Forrester Outcome-Driven Architecture Model is founded on architecture […]

Europe Leads The Way In Re-Empowering The Consumer In The Digital Era

Paul McKay July 14, 2022
The EU has overhauled the legislative environment for digital services in Europe. Learn what this means for tech and marketing.

Gaia-X And The Sovereign Cloud: From Unicorns And Rainbows To Storm Clouds

Paul McKay May 25, 2022
Gaia-X launched to great fanfare in 2019 as a joint initiative of the German and French governments to reclaim data sovereignty from non-European public cloud providers. Despite hefty promises, production-ready services have not been delivered to the market, with customers continuing to wait like poor Godot. While the hype around Gaia-X has fizzled out, the […]

So aktualisieren Sie Ihr Risikomanagement angesichts des Krieges in der Ukraine

Alla Valente 30 März 2022
Führende Risikomanagementunternehmen in Europa und weltweit sind bereits vom Krieg in der Ukraine und den gegen russische und weißrussische Akteure verhängten Sanktionen betroffen. Forrester-Analysten geben in diesem Beitrag ihre Einschätzung.

Neem de volgende stappen om u goed voor te bereiden op het cyberveiligheidseffect van de oorlog in Oekraïne

Paul McKay March 29, 2022
Neem de volgende stappen om u goed voor te bereiden op het cyberveiligheidseffect van de oorlog in Oekraïne

Mit diesen Schritten können Sie sich auf die Auswirkungen des Krieges in der Ukraine auf die Cybersicherheit vorbereiten und entsprechend handeln

Paul McKay 29 März 2022
11 Schritte, die Sie jetzt tun können, um Ihre Risiken und die Gefährdung durch Cyber-Bedrohungen im Zusammenhang mit dem Krieg zu verringern.

Comment Mettre À Jour Votre Stratégie De Gestion Des Risques Face À La Guerre En Ukraine

Alla Valente 28 Mars 2022
Les leaders de la gestion des risques en Europe et dans le monde sont déjà impactés par la guerre en Ukraine et les sanctions imposées aux acteurs russes et biélorusses. Les analystes de Forrester fournissent leurs conseils dans cet article.

Mesures Pour Vous Préparer Et Gérer Les Effets Sur La Cybersécurité De La Guerre En Ukraine

Paul McKay 28 Mars 2022
Onze choses que vous pouvez faire maintenant pour réduire vos risques et votre exposition aux cybermenaces liées à la guerre.

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: […]

Here’s How To Update Your Risk Management Posture Given The War In Ukraine

Alla Valente February 28, 2022
Risk management leaders in Europe and worldwide are already being impacted by the war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russian and Belarusian actors. Forrester analysts provide their guidance in this post.

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.

The Emerging Cyber Risk Quantification Market: When CISOs Need Decisions, Not More Dashboards

Paul McKay January 31, 2022
Ask any CISO to articulate the ROI of their firm’s cybersecurity investment — or, worse yet — to defend an increase to the security budget, and you’re likely to get anything from a threat heat map to a 5×5 grid to a list of the latest threats with a flowchart of how the firm is […]

European Security Leaders Must Invest In AppSec To Catch Up With Their Peers Across The Globe

Sandy Carielli August 31, 2021
Like the rest of the world, European firms have been forced to pivot to digital experiences in the last year, even, as in the case of Italian luxury goods businesses, when digital went against long-standing cultural norms. As their firms pivot, European security leaders would do well to remember that vulnerable web applications are a […]

European Organizations Struggle To Attain Diversity In Their CISO Leadership Roles

Paul McKay August 26, 2021
Written with Zaklina Ber, senior research associate, Forrester Forrester analyzed the career backgrounds of 168 chief information security officers (CISOs) with public profiles who are working for major organizations in Europe with listings in the highest stock market indexes in the UK (FTSE 100), France (CAC 40), Germany (DAX 30), Italy (FTSE MIB), Spain (IBEX […]

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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