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Martin Kuppinger Founder and Principal Analyst

Stuttgart / Germany

Experience:
25 years in IT industry

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Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole:

As Founder and Principal Analyst, Martin Kuppinger oversees the KuppingerCole research, provides own research, engages in Customer Advisories in his role as Trusted Advisor, and acts as a Managing Director.

Background & Education:

Martin wrote more than 50 IT-related books and is known as a widely-read columnist and author of technical articles and reviews in some of the most prestigious IT magazines in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He is also a well-established speaker and moderator at seminars and congresses. Martin holds a Bachelor in Economics.

  

Areas of coverage:

Martin Kuppinger oversees all areas of KuppingerCole research.

Professional experience:

His interest in Identity Management dates back to the 80s, when he also gained considerable experience in software architecture development. Over the years, he added several other fields of research, including virtualization, cloud computing, overall IT security, and others. Having studied economies, he combines in-depth IT knowledge with a strong business perspective.

Recent blog posts

Blog

Redefining the Role of the CISO – Cybersecurity and Business Continuity Management Must Become One

Cyberattack resilience requires way more than just protective and defensive security tools and training. Resilience is about being able to recover rapidly and thus must include BCM (Business Continuity Management) activities. It is time to redefine the role of CISOs. I made this point in…

Blog

Blockchain: It’s not About Technology, It Is About Use Cases

Today, the German Federal Government announced its Blockchain Strategy . What might sound as a great thing, falls short, for a number of reasons. One is that it is late: after the first hype and somewhere in the phase of disillusion. This should have happened much earlier, specifically…

Blog

Coming soon: The KuppingerCole Leadership Compass IDaaS AM

We are about to release the update of the first of two KuppingerCole Leadership Compass documents on IDaaS (Identity as a Service). We have segmented this market into two categories: Access Management (AM) Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) A fast-growing market,…

Blog

The changing role of Azure AD in Enterprise IAM Architectures

For many companies, Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) was the basis for a coordinated step into the cloud, by extending the reach of their existing on-premises Active Directory to the cloud. For others, Azure AD was at the beginning just something that came with Microsoft Office…

Blog

Benefits of IAM in Healthcare: Compliance, Security, Profits and More

Healthcare organizations must use IAM as an integral part of their IT infrastructure in order to cope with challenges in various fields, such as compliance, regulations, cybersecurity, and Digital Transformation. In this respect, IAM not only serves as a security technology but also as a…

Blog

Robotic Process Automation – an IAM Challenge

Don’t Run into Security Risks by Managing Robot Accounts the Wrong Way Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the hot IT topics these days. By using robots that automatically perform tasks that humans executed before, companies unlock a significant potential for cost savings.…


Recent research documents

Executive View

Executive View: Atos DirX Access - 80167

Atos DirX Access is a mature solution for Access Management, covering the full range of targets from legacy web applications to modern SaaS services. It comes with comprehensive support for modern standards, including FIDO 2.0. A specific strength is the support for specific capabilities…

Executive View

Executive View: Devolutions PAM Solution - 80070

Devolutions provides a PAM solution targeted at SMB customers that provides a good baseline set of PAM capabilities and easy to deploy and operate. The solution comes with a password vault, account discovery capabilities, and strong remote access features. While some of the more advanced…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Ein schlanker Ansatz für Identity & Access Governance - 80107

Identity & Access Governance ist ein Muss für jedes Unternehmen. Leider ist die Art und Weise, wie es heute gehandhabt wird, ineffizient und schwerfällig. Es ist an der Zeit, die Ansätze zu Identity & Access Governance zu überprüfen und schlanke Konzepte…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: A Lean Approach on Identity & Access Governance - 80048

Identity & Access Governance is a must for every business. Unfortunately, the way it is commonly done today is inefficient and cumbersome. It is latest time to review the approaches on Identity & Access Governance and implement lean concepts that help businesses to comply in an…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Why Modern Enterprise IAM Must Be Rearchitected: Build Your Case for Containerized IAM and IDaaS - 80044

IT paradigms are under change. Containerized solutions, building on Microservice Architectures and exposing well-defined sets of APIs, are rapidly becoming the new normal. Such architectures provide clear benefits when used for IAM, allowing customers to shift from lengthy deployments of…


Recent webcasts

Webcast

Onboarding Your Business Partners to Your Services: B2B IAM in Practice

Virtually any business needs to grant business partners access to certain IT services. While employee IAM is a well-established discipline, where HR frequently delivers the information about joiners, movers, and leavers, and while Consumer IAM (CIAM) commonly relies on self-registration,…

Webcast

Cybersecurity Budgeting 2020: Set Your Priorities Right

For the majority of businesses, the budgeting season is about to start. Some are done, some will be later, if the fiscal year differs from the calendar year. But usually, in September and October, this process is kicked off. Cybersecurity is one of the areas where virtually every…

Webcast

Martin Kuppinger - New Technologies, New Challenges, New Opportunities: Finding The Right Balance

How and where AI, ML, Blockchain, CIAM, Libra, and others can help solving the challenges of Digitization, a changing competitive landscape, and new regulations such as PSD2 in the Finance Industry – and where not Both traditional Finance Industry and emerging FinTech are under…

Webcast

The Globalization of IAM for Manufacturing Businesses

Globalization has given many companies the opportunity to run factories and other operations in various countries. In doing so, manufacturers are faced with challenging regulations they have to comply with and that may differ in the U.S., EMEA, Russia, China, and other countries. IAM is an…

Webcast

It’s Time to Forget Your Password and Settle for Multi-Factor Authentication

The majority of security breaches and attacks can be traced back to stolen and compromised passwords. Mobile devices are often particularly vulnerable because many users tend to avoid long passwords and special characters.


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