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

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)…

Blog

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Cybersecurity in the Enterprises in the Age of WFH

Matthias Reinwarth and Martin Kuppinger are discussing the security challenges enterprises are now facing with the majority of employees working from home.


Recent research documents

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…

Executive View

Executive View: Nexis Controle 3.4 - 80158

Nexis Controle 3.4 implements intelligent role and identity analytics while laying the foundation for strategic role lifecycle management as either a stand-alone solution or as a companion component to existing Identity and Access Management infrastructures.


Recent videos

Webcast

Analyst Chat #75: Get Rid of IAM Siloes

Martin Kuppinger joins Matthias for a first hybrid audio plus video episode of the Analyst Chat. They talk about horizontal (capabilities like AM, IGA, and PAM) and vertical siloes (identities like things, robots, customers, partners, or employees). And they lay out a proper approach to…

Webcast

Analyst Chat #74: The Influence of PAM on WfH, and its Influence on PAM

Building on the first three podcast episodes of this series with Annie and Shikha, Paul Fisher and Matthias turn their attention to the Privileged Access Management aspect in the context of WfH and its Cybersecurity Threat Landscape. They look at the role PAM plays in the particular WfH…

Webcast

Analyst Chat #73: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Remote Work

Shikha Porwal and Matthias Reinwarth have a coffee conversation over the security risks of working remotely. They talk through the vulnerabilities of a home network, and touch base with the pandemic related end point security threats, employee behavior and finally, Zero trust.  

Webcast

Analyst Chat #72: WfH Global Technology Trends 2021

Annie and Matthias continue their conversation on the COVID-related trends in 2021. They conversate about different technology and internet usage trends, and also mention some potential topics that will become more prominent in the future as a learning from these trends.

Webcast

Analyst Chat #71: Cybercriminal Behavior in the COVID Era

While the world tries to cope up with the on-going pandemic, cybercriminals have got their hands on a gold mine. Annie and Matthias sit down again to chat about the overall picture of cyberattacks, including COVID-related lures.