Heidi Shey is a security and risk analyst at Forrester Research Inc. Her research focus is on
intellectual property protection, biometrics, embedded security, consumer security and
cybersecurity topics such as policy and regulatory concerns. She also focuses on data-driven topics
such as budgeting, spending and the economics of security. She is a team lead for survey design,
methodology development, data analysis and building of forecasting models in consulting
Heidi holds a bachelor's degree in economics and studio art, with honors, from Wellesley College
and a master of science degree in cybersecurity policy from the University of Maryland.