Analyst/Advisor details

Matthias Reinwarth IAM Practice Director

Kaiserslautern / Germany

Experience:
25 years in IT
At KuppingerCole since 2014

Email    @mreinwarth    Profile   

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole:

As Lead Advisor & Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole, Matthias oversees the KuppingerCole advisory team, acts as lead advisor in various customer advisories and also provides research in his areas of expertise.

Background & Education:

Based on a combined education in economics and IT, Matthias has been working as a trusted advisor and consultant for customers since 1993.

  

Areas of coverage:

  • IAM (Identity & Access Management)
  • Identity & Access governance and compliance
  • All areas of KuppingerCole expertise

Professional experience:

Matthias has acquired profound practical experiences in IT as a consultant and advisor for more than 25 years. He has been successfully working in assignments with a wide range of customers covering many sectors including media, government, financial, telecommunications, logistics, automotive and other industries. He has co-authored the first German book on directory services in 1999 and has since 1994 authored many publications, including articles, research documents, webinars and blog posts.

Recent blog posts

Blog

A First End to the Schrems II Limbo

Writing about legal topics is always a challenge. I am not a lawyer, but as an analyst and advisor, however, I almost inevitably encounter the implications of laws and current case law. Thus, this text describes only a personal assessment and is not intended to be, and should not be used…

Blog

Putting Your First-Line Worker at the Center of Attention

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, the use of language in public life, in the press, and in everyday life has changed. Terms that were formerly confined to the circles directly affected by them are now much more common. For example, every informed and responsible citizen is now…

Blog

We Are Detective: Data Scientists to the Rescue for Cybersecurity and Governance

If the line "We are detective" only reminds you of "guilty pleasure" radio songs from the 1980s, despite the fact that you are responsible for cybersecurity or compliance in your company, then you should read on. In any case, you probably should read on because this is a trend that is…

Blog

Five Golden Rules for Efficient Virtual Collaboration

Beyond security and technology: Matthias Reinwarth leverages the experiences of KuppingerCole Analysts in doing advisory via electronic collaboration platforms and shares 5+1 golden rules for jumpstarting efficient cooperation.

Blog

Converging IAM Solutions AND Reducing Complexity

IAM is no green field approach, but needs to evolve over time. Matthias Reinwarth explains how the Identity Fabrics paradigm can be deployed to move towards a more modern and capable IAM architecture while increasing efficiency.

Blog

PEPP-PT: Bridging the Gap Between COVID-19 Pandemic Control and Privacy by Design

The use of modern information technology, in particular mobile data, is seen as a central measure in containing the current pandemic. However, the Corona App, which is used in South Korea to track the chains of infection, uses a variety of data (GPS, surveillance cameras, credit card data)…


Recent research documents

Executive View

NEXIS 4

NEXIS 4 implements intelligent role and identity analytics together with strategic entitlement lifecycle management processes. As such, it provides the basis for dedicated, business-oriented Identity and Access Management (IAM) self-services within an organization either as a stand-alone…

Whitepaper

Leveraging Your Organization's Expertise: Departmental IAM Services for the Business

To benefit from existing domain know-how within an organization, it is becoming increasingly important to involve different business stakeholders in administration, review, and maintenance processes. Dedicated, specialized and lean IAM services are a sustainable and efficient approach to…

Executive View

R&S®Trusted Gate - Secure Glocalization von Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity ermöglicht eine zuverlässige Verarbeitung regulierter und sensibler Informationen für die Zusammenarbeit und zum Dateiaustausch in gemeinsamen SharePoint-Plattformen für Organisationen in verschiedenen Ländern und Regionen unter…

Leadership Brief

Working for the Business, not the Auditors

Forward-thinking companies no longer see cybersecurity, governance, compliance and privacy as something they are just forced to do. Instead, a comprehensive alignment with applicable policies, regulations and laws is the basis for consistently and competitively enabling and sustainably…

Executive View

R&S®Trusted Gate - Secure Glocalization by Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity offers reliable management of regulated and sensitive information to promote compliant collaboration and file sharing in unified SharePoint platforms for organizations spanning countries and regions with different laws and regulatory requirements. Rohde…


Recent videos

Video

Analyst Chat #86: Zero Trust Means Zero Blind Spots

The path toward a Zero Trust architecture to improve cybersecurity for modern enterprises in a hybrid IT landscape often seems overly complex and burdensome. Alexei Balaganski is this week's chat partner for Matthias and he draws attention to an often overlooked benefit of such an…

Video

Analyst Chat #84: Hybrid IT 3 - Managing and Governing

Part three of the four-part series on hybrid IT looks at approaches to appropriately manage and evolve hybrid architectures. Mike Small and Matthias put the focus not only on technical management, but also on appropriate governance in particular.

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Analyst Chat #83: Hybrid IT 2 - The Challenges

Mike Small and Matthias continue their four-part series on hybrid IT, looking at the increasing complexity: they look at multiple dimensions of the challenges that come with deploying and operating hybrid IT architectures.

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Analyst Chat #82: Hybrid IT 1 - The Basics

This is the kickoff of a four-part series of podcast episodes around hybrid IT. Mike Small and Matthias explore the fundamentals of modern architectures between the cloud and the traditional data center.

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Analyst Chat #81: Fraud Reduction Intelligence Platforms Revisited

In episode seven of this podcast, John Tolbert and Matthias first looked at Fraud Reduction Intelligence Platforms more than a year ago. Much has happened in this market segment since then, and on the occasion of the release of the updated Leadership Compass, they look at the latest innovations.