Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole:
Mike Small has been a Distinguished Analyst at KuppingerCole since more than 4 years. His current focus is security and risk management in the Cloud.
Background & Education:
Mike is a member of the London Chapter of ISACA Security Advisory Group, a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Fellow of the British Computer Society, and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He has a first class honours degree in engineering from Brunel University.
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Until 2009, Mike worked for CA (now CA Technologies Inc) where he developed the identity and access management strategy for distributed systems. This strategy led to the developments and acquisitions that contributed to CA‘s IAM product line.
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