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KuppingerCole’s Advisory Notes are short reports that present information about a specific topic, company, or product. Advisory Notes are published on a regular basis and are aimed at the management of a company. An Advisory Note gives usage recommendations and helps decision makers solve specific problems.
Maturity Level Matrix for Cyber Security
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Maturity Level Matrix for Cyber Security
KuppingerCole Maturity Level Matrices cover the major market segments within cyber security. This matrix aligns with the processes essential to good cyber hygiene as well as the NIST cybersecurity...
2022 IAM Reference Architecture
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2022 IAM Reference Architecture
IAM has been one of the central security infrastructures for many years. The changing role and importance of digital identities lead to fundamental changes in IAM architectures. The challenges for...
Blockchain Impact on the Financial Industry
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Blockchain Impact on the Financial Industry
The Financial industry is estimated to spend over US$1bn on Blockchain projects over the next two years. This report provides an overview of impact Blockchain is having within the Financial...
Emerging Technologies Fostering Digital Business Innovation: Finance Industry
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Emerging Technologies Fostering Digital Business Innovation: Finance Industry
The relative success of FinTech drives the conversation surrounding finance and emerging technologies, and their products are capturing the hearts and minds of consumers. But despite the disruptive...
Emerging Technologies Fostering Digital Business Innovation: Healthcare
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Emerging Technologies Fostering Digital Business Innovation: Healthcare
The healthcare landscape has experienced unprecedented pressure and change, and there is a greater need than ever for the industry to make its full digital transformation. Technologies like...
Redefining Access Governance:  A broader perspective
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Redefining Access Governance: A broader perspective
Traditional approaches to Access Governance are no longer fit for purpose due to the complexity of modern IT environments, increased security risk, and growing regulatory compliance requirements....
GRC Reference Architecture
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GRC Reference Architecture
GRC covers the areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance and this report refers to GRC in the context of delivering IT services to meet organizational goals. GRC is concerned with setting...
The Impact of Blockchains on Business Process Management and Optimisation
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The Impact of Blockchains on Business Process Management and Optimisation
Distributed and decentralised ledger technology with Smart Contracts and the Internet of Things (IoT) can enhance BPM (Business Process Management) and BPO (Business Process Optimisation) processes...