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KuppingerCole to open US office

Expansion part of global strategy – expanded service offering in identity and security Duesseldorf, October 05th 2010 – In order to better serve its clients in North America, KuppingerCole, the globally recognized European analyst group in Identity Management and Information Security for traditional, cloud and hybrid infrastructures, has announced the opening of a U.S. branch. Tim Cole, co-founder and Distinguished Fellow at KuppingerCole, will coordinate all activities from the group’s new office in Boston.

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European Identity Conference (EIC) expands further

Identity Management and Governance for Businesses – and the Cloud

Munich, May 27th 2010 – The European Identity Conference 2010, which drew to a close on May 7th, 2010, has further solidified its position as the premier event for IAM (Identity and Access Management) and GRC (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance). At the same time, the topic of Cloud Computing—with special emphasis on Cloud Security and Governance—has shifted even more into the limelight, also as a result of the Cloud 2010 conference that ran parallel to the EIC.


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Article on the "Top Trends 2010 in IAM, GRC and Cloud Computing" from Martin Kuppinger available

Duesseldorf April, 26th, 2010 - Once a year, Martin Kuppinger, co-founder and principal analyst at Kuppinger Cole,  produces a list of Top Trends in Identity and Access Management. At this year’s European Identity Conference (EIC 2010), he will present an expanded list of trends covering the additional fields of GRC (Governance, Risk Management, Compliance) and Cloud Computing. The two most important trends, according to Mr. Kuppinger, will be an increasing level of Business-IT-Alignment and the development of hybrid environments based on a well-managed mix of internal and...

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Article on the “new German digital ID card – nPA” from Martin Kuppinger available

Duesseldorf April, 19th, 2010 - Martin Kuppinger, co-founder and Principal Analyst at Kuppinger Cole, has written an article about the new German digital ID card in which he discusses the security and usability issues as well as the “pseudonymity” feature that will soon be introduced with the “neuer Personal-Ausweis”, or “ePA”. His conclusion is that, far from creating transparent “glass” customers or citizens,  the nPA will instead be a big step forward, ushering in a new era of information security as well as a wealth of new and...

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Save the date: European Identity Conference 2010

Duesseldorf April, 12th, 2010 - The European Identity Conference 2010 (EIC) will take place from May 4-7, 2010, in Munich. Now in its fourth year, Kuppinger Cole´s flagship event is the place to meet with thought leaders, experts and decision makers to learn about, discuss and shape the market in most significant technology topics such as Identity Management, Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) and Cloud Computing. For the first time CLOUD 2010 will be co-located with EIC 2010. With its world class list of speakers, a unique mix of best practice presentations, panel...

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Article on „ Identity Management for the cloud – taking the next step” from Martin Kuppinger available

Duesseldorf March, 31st, 2010 - Martin Kuppinger, co-founder and Principal Analyst at Kuppinger Cole, has written an article on the topic of „Identity Management for the Cloud“ in which he explores the reasons why companies and organizations must ask themselves if their Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems are capable of handling not just external users, but external ones as well: suppliers, partners and above all customers. Such comprehensive systems will increasingly become necessary as parts of corporate IT, especially services and data, become cloud-born. Here,...

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Article on "Cloud Computing – a Security Risk?" from Martin Kuppinger available

Duesseldorf March, 04th, 2010 - Martin Kuppinger is Co-Founder and Principal Analyst of Kuppinger Cole. He has written an article entitled “Cloud Computing – a Security Risk?” in which he explores the various and often conflicting definitions of the “Cloud” before turning to the complicated, but vitally important question of cloud security. According to Mr. Kuppinger, cloud computing is at best a “calculated risk”, at least as long as certain strategic preconditions are met, which he describes in detail.
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Article on data theft and insider attacks from Martin Kuppinger available

Duesseldorf February, 16th, 2010 - Martin Kuppinger, co-founder and Principal Analyst at Kuppinger Cole, has just written a new article on data theft and insider attacks in which he describes the associated problems and risks and describes tactical and strategic measures to avoid them. According to Mr. Kuppinger, unprotected data and subsequent data leakage remain a major hazard in most organizations today. He also discusses ways and means for reducing information-related risks from both within and without. The article runs to approximately 1,100 words and can be made available to...

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