Analyst/Advisor details

Christopher Schütze Cybersecurity Practice Director & Chief Information Security Officer

Stuttgart / Germany

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Christopher Schütze has been working as Director Practice Cybersecurity and Lead Analyst for KuppingerCole Analysts AG since 2019.

Background & Education:

He graduated at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and holds a master's degree in computer science with a focus on software engineering and telematics. He also has many years of experience in infrastructure and cloud technologies and is certified in PRINCE2 Agile.

Areas of coverage:

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privileged Access Management
  • Cloud Technology
  • IAM/IAG Guidelines, Processes, Organization
   

Professional experience:

Christopher was Head of Cloud Security at an auditing company and working at two integrators for identity and access management. He has provided clients with technical and strategic support in a wide variety of projects. He specializes in security topics in networked environments with in-depth technological and process-related considerations.

Christopher Schütze has been working as Director Practice Cybersecurity and Lead Analyst for KuppingerCole Analysts AG since 2019.

Background & Education:

He graduated at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and holds a master's degree in computer science with a focus on software engineering and telematics. He also has many years of experience in infrastructure and cloud technologies and is certified in PRINCE2 Agile.

Areas of coverage:

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privileged Access Management
  • Cloud Technology
  • IAM/IAG Guidelines, Processes, Organization
   

Professional experience:

Christopher was Head of Cloud Security at an auditing company and working at two integrators for identity and access management. He has provided clients with technical and strategic support in a wide variety of projects. He specializes in security topics in networked environments with in-depth technological and process-related considerations.

Recent blog posts

Blog

The Evolution of Endpoint Security: Beyond Anti-Malware

15 to 20 years ago, a virus scanner – or let me call it Endpoint Protection – on your private or corporate computer was standard. Today, you must also have something like a virus scanner on your endpoint device. But in 2020, is it sufficient to detect viruses, worms,…

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Security Fabric: Investing in the Right Architecture for a Secure Future

Modern and hybrid operating models, Software-as-a-Service, regulatory requirements, working from home, various types of internal and external users, and the phenomenon of BYOD (bring your own device) are challenges we have to face today. Such challenges are constantly emerging, which…

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Cybersecurity Portfolio Optimization

Matthias Reinwarth and Christopher Schütze talk about how to efficiently identify and rate your investments into Cybersecurity. Free Analyst Advice: Business Resilience Management (Crisis Roadmap for Beginners)

Blog

3 Steps to Improve Your Cybersecurity with Enterprise Risk Management

If you start considering the topic of cybersecurity in your company, you’ll quickly realize that there are many facets. In traditional companies, IT has grown in parallel to meet the requirements in digitization and production in a timely manner. These traditional companies and…

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Incident Response Management

Christopher Schütze and Matthias Reinwarth explain the importance of having an incident response plan.

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Beyond Prevention - the Bigger Picture of Cyber Security

Matthias Reinwarth and Christopher Schütze are taking a look at five different phases of cyber security.


Recent research documents

Executive View

Ping Identity’s PingFederate

PingFederate is among the leading-edge solutions that support identity federation standards.  PingFederate can enable Single Sign-On (SSO) between business units, enterprises, and all popular SaaS applications.  PingFederate works both on-premises or in the cloud and is easy for…

Executive View

CyberArk

Privileged Access Management (PAM) has evolved into a set of technologies that address some of today's most critical areas of cybersecurity in the context of digital transformation and industrial change. The CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security solution is designed to secure and protect…

Leadership Brief

Incident Response Management

The probability of becoming a victim of a data breach is now higher than ever. The hyperconnected world and the ever-increasing complexity of modern IT systems and processes pose new challenges for IT staff.  All organizations must invest in an Incident Response Management plan.…

Leadership Brief

Security Fabric: A Methodology for Architecting a Secure Future

Work from home, bring your own device, a professional cyber-crime industry, IoT & OT. We all have to face these challenges while fullfilling a zoo of endless requirements. It is complex to keep the overview and the flexibility in our IT security services and the used toolset. Setting up…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Manager - 80310

One Identity Manager is one of the leading Identity and Access Governance (IAG) solutions. It builds on a sophisticated, consistent concept which allows for intuitive user experience, rapid customization and easy deployment. One Identity Manager is offering a rich toolset and framework to…


Recent videos

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Analyst Chat #94: From Ransomware to Globally Assured Identities (EIC 2021 Special)

EIC 2021 finally took place in Munich in a hybrid format between on-site and online. Of course, Matthias took the opportunity to sit down with his analyst colleagues in person for some EIC special analyst chat episodes. In the first of three specials, Christopher Schütze talks to him about…

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Analyst Chat #91: Vulnerability Management

Christopher Schütze provides the fundamentals for a pivotal topic in cybersecurity, namely how to create processes and systems for comprehensive and continuously improving vulnerability management. Together with Matthias, he provides an overview of elementary aspects that need to be…

Video

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation Through Identity

Employee Identity & Access Management (IAM) and Consumer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) are typically separate in terms of governance, processes, and technology. But, by leveraging the synergy between the two, businesses can achieve better sales opportunities as well as faster…

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Exploring the Intersection of ITSM and ServiceNow

Christopher provides a deep-dive on the intersection of ITSM and ServiceNow

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Die Angriffsfläche Ihres Unternehmens aus den Augen eines Hackers

Mit zunehmender Digitalisierung und der Nutzung von Cloud-Services steigt das Angriffspotenzial auf die digitale Infrastruktur von Unternehmen. Hacker nutzen neuste Technologien, um Schwachstellen ausfindig zu machen und starten mit diesem Wissen Ihre Angriffe.