Alejandro Leal

Research Analyst
Stuttgart / Germany

Alejandro joined KuppingerCole as a Research Analyst in December 2021. His main areas of expertise include digital transformation in the public and private sector, managing business in today’s geopolitical context, and governance in artificial intelligence and cyberspace.

Background and Education
Bachelor of International Relations and Security from Jagiellonian University in Poland and a Master of Technology Governance and Digital Transformation from Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia.

Professional Experience
Alejandro has gained professional experience doing research in cybersecurity think tanks, a cryptocurrency gaming brand, and the Mexican Embassy.

Recent research


Einfachere und stärkere Authentifizierung mit passwortloser Desktop-MFA

Wenn ein Passwort wie ein Hausschlüssel ist, dann sollte die Grundlage der Sicherheit der IT-Systeme eines Unternehmens eine sicher verschlossene Eingangstür sein. Wenn die Eingangstür bestmöglich gesichert ist, dann brauchen Sie vielleicht nie wieder Schlüssel für weitere Türen. Durch die…


Customer authentication with zero-friction passwordless authentication

To increase security and convenience, businesses and organizations need to adopt and implement a modern authentication system that does not rely on customers remembering usernames and passwords. Beyond Identity's newest product, Secure Customers, is a secure and frictionless authentication…

Executive View

Beyond Identity Secure Customers

Password authentication is not only insecure, but it leads to poor consumer experiences and is costly for organizations to maintain. As far as customer authentication is concerned, there are three main problems: friction, security, and legacy MFA solutions. Beyond Identity's Secure Customers…


Simplifying and Strengthening Authentication with Passwordless Desktop MFA

If a password is like a house key, the security foundation of an organization's IT systems should have a securely locked front door. Make the front door as secure as possible, and you may as well never need a house key again. By implementing more complex passwords, organizations end up…

Buyer's Compass


This KuppingerCole Buyer's Compass covers the market segment of Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) with a focus on IGA (Identity Governance and Administration, i.e., Identity Provisioning, User Lifecycle Management, and Access Governance) technologies. As a growing and evolving market, IDaaS IGA…

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