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 Iot to Venture, More to GAIN

As social beings, people interact with their environment, whether as citizens of a state, as employees of a company or as contractual partners (customers, insured persons) with a company in the private sector. Even if a large number of such transactions can take place anonymously (coffee to…

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.


Recent research documents

Executive View

NEXIS 4

NEXIS 4 implementiert intelligente Analytik für Rollen und Identitäten und Prozesse zum strategischen Lebenszyklusmanagement von Berechtigungen. Somit bietet NEXIS 4 eine Grundlage für dedizierte und geschäftsorientierte Identity und Access Management (IAM) Self-Services…

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…


Recent videos

Video

Analyst Chat #99: Protecting OT and ICS

John Tolbert sits down with Matthias and shares his insights into current approaches for protecting and defending essential enterprise systems beyond traditional, often office-focused cybersecurity. Safeguarding Operational Technology (OT), Industrial Control Systems (ICS), and the…

Video

Analyst Chat #98: GAIN and Reusable Identities

Annie Bailey and Matthias take a deeper look at the emerging concept of the Global Assured Identities Network (GAIN) and also seek a broader perspective on the benefits and challenges of reusable identities in general.

Video

Analyst Chat #97: Low-Code/No-Code and the Citizen Developer

The idea of low-code/no-code (LC/NC) application development is for end users to create their own custom applications, perhaps using a graphical design tool, selecting from a library of existing building blocks, or perhaps even with the assistance of artificial intelligence. Alexei…

Video

Disaster Planning Made Simple

In the digital era, as businesses become increasingly reliant on IT, a potentially devastating cyber-attack or other type of disruptive cyber incident is inevitable. Being prepared is the single most effective action that those responsible for information security can take.

Video

Analyst Chat #96: How to Combine Security And Convenience (EIC 2021 Special)

While moderating and speaking at KuppingerCole's flagship EIC 2021 event in Munich, Matthias also took the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with his fellow analysts in the conference studio for some EIC special analyst chat episodes. In the third and final special episode, Martin…