Research Analyst

Nitish Deshpande

Nitish joined KuppingerCole Analysts AG in February 2022 as a Research Analyst. His focus area is IAM, IGA and Cybersecurity topics.

Background and Education

Master of International Business and Engineering from SRH Hochschule Heidelberg, Germany Bachelor of Engineering degree from University of Pune, India

Professional Experience

Nitish has gained professional experience in the IT, automobile, and digital marketing sectors where he has gained knowledge in project management, process improvement, research, blog writing and analysis.

Latest research

Executive View
ForgeRock Identity Orchestration
March 01, 2023
Identity and access management (IAM) systems represent the front door to every digital organization. They can provide a welcoming experience, or they can make it difficult to get in. They can provide security, ensuring that those entering can see what they’re authorized to see and nothing…
Leadership Compass
Identity Governance and Administration 2022
November 25, 2022
The Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) market is continuing to evolve through more integrated Identity Lifecycle Management and Access Governance solutions that are now increasingly aided by intelligent features. This Leadership Compass will give an overview and insights into the…

Latest blog posts

Ransomware in 2022
May 18, 2022
Cybercriminals continue to cause disruption for organizations in 2022. Depending on the cyberattack type, those disruptions lead to various consequences, such as reputational/brand damage, financial losses, and monetary penalties. One of the most prevalent types of cyberattacks is…
Log4j Vulnerability: It Is Still a Threat
May 04, 2022
The Log4j vulnerability, was first detected in December 2021. Log4j is an open-source Java library that is widely used by developers to monitor apps and captures logs. Cybersecurity experts classified it as a critical severity due to its vulnerability to remote code execution (RCE)…
Here’s Why DDoS Attacks Have Become a Bigger Threat
April 12, 2022
DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks are no longer top of mind; however, today DDoS attacks are an even bigger threat than ever before. The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation due to growth in digital services. The ever-increasing number of devices being exposed to…

Latest videos

Analyst Chat
Analyst Chat #151: Identity Governance and Administration
November 28, 2022
Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) combines the traditional User Access Provisioning (UAP) and Identity and Access Governance (IAG) markets. Nitish Deshpande joins Matthias for the first time on the occasion of the publication of the Leadership Compass IGA 2022 , which he has…
Webinar Recording
Effective IAM in the World of Modern Business IT
November 18, 2022
Digital Transformation promises lower costs, and increased speed and efficiency. But it also leads to a mix of on-prem and cloud-based IT infrastructure, and a proliferation of identities that need to be managed in a complex environment. Organizations adopting a Zero Trust approach to…