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John Tolbert Lead Analyst & Managing Director of KuppingerCole, Inc (US)

Seattle / USA

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Background:

As Lead Analyst, John covers a number of different research areas, outlined below. John also advises cybersecurity and IAM vendors, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding their product and service roadmaps.

Areas of expertise

  • Cybersecurity
    • Endpoint anti-malware protection
    • Endpoint detection and response
    • Managed security services
    • Application of AI/ML technologies for security
  • IAM
    • Strong, multi-factor, risk-adaptive authentication
    • Authorization and Federation
    • Identity analytics/intelligence
    • CIAM

John Tolbert is a Lead Analyst and Managing Director of KuppingerCole, Inc (US).

Recent blog posts

Blog

Ignorance is Risk

#RSAC2019 is in the history books, and thanks to the expansion of the Moscone Center, there was ample space in the expo halls to house vendor booths more comfortably. In fact, there seemed to be a record number of exhibitors this year. As always, new IAM and cybersecurity products and…

Blog

Thoughts on the Acquisition of Janrain by Akamai

2019 started off with a very noteworthy acquisition in the identity and security space: the purchase of Janrain by Akamai. Janrain is a top vendor in the Consumer Identity market, as recognized in our recent Leadership Compass: https://www.kuppingercole.com/report/lc79059 . Portland,…

Blog

Trends in Consumer Identity for 2019

2018 was a year of sweeping changes in Consumer Identity Management products and services. CIAM continues to be a fast-growing market. Research indicates that about half of all CIAM deals are still originating outside the tent of the CISO and IAM support organizations. More vendors entered…

Blog

Cybersecurity Leadership Summit Berlin 2018 - Review

This month we launched our Cybersecurity Leadership Summit in Berlin . A pre-conference workshop entitled “ Focusing Your Cybersecurity Investments: What Do You Really Need for Mitigating Your Cyber-risks ?” was held on Monday. The workshop was both business-oriented and…

Blog

Consumer Identity World (CIW) USA 2018 - Report

Fall is Consumer Identity Season at KuppingerCole, just in time for holiday shopping. Last week we kicked off our 2018 tour in Seattle. The number of attendees and sponsors was well up over last year, indicating the significant increase in interest in the Consumer Identity and Access…

Blog

Entrust Datacard Acquisition

Entrust  Datacard ,  founded in 1969 and  headquartered in Minnesota, announced today that it  is making a strategic investment in  CensorNet  and acquiring the SMS Passcode business from  CensorNet  (originally a Danish…


Recent research documents

Executive View

Executive View: Ubisecure Identity Platform - 79072

Ubisecure Identity Platform is an integrated consumer identity and access management suite for on-premise or cloud deployment. Ubisecure features strong federation capabilities, innovative standards support, and the ability to leverage some bank and national IDs. RapidLEI provides a way to…

Executive View

Executive View: Simeio IAM for SMB - 79071

Simeio offers a turnkey Identity and Access Management IDaaS solution for small-to-medium size businesses. IAM for SMB prioritizes ease-of-use for business owners and administrators as well as security. The solution provides comprehensive user management via workflows, which are accessible…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: ForgeRock Identity Platform capabilities for Authentication under PSD2 - 79080

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) will drive many changes in technical infrastructure at financial institutions across Europe.  Banks and other financial service providers must quickly prepare for PSD2. ForgeRock Identity Platform provides strong customer authentication…

Executive View

Executive View: SAP Customer Data Cloud - 79001

SAP Customer Data Cloud provides a complete solution for Consumer Identity and Access Management.   Entirely cloud-based, SAP Customer Data Cloud delivers advanced customer identity, consent, profile management and marketing service functionality for enterprise customers.

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: OneSpan Intelligent Adaptive Authentication - 80026

Fraud reduction is a paramount concern in many industries today.  Finance, as well as healthcare and retail companies, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. New regulations in the financial industry are coming into force in many areas around the world. These regulations aim to…


Recent webcasts

Webcast

Mitigate Identity-Related Breaches in the Era of Digital Transformation

Cyber attackers continue to be successful in gaining access to many different organizations, often by exploiting identities and weak authentication. To ensure they are protected, organizations should consider modern Adaptive Authentication techniques to increase identity security and thwart…

Webcast

CCPA vs. GDPR: An Overview on Similarities and Differences

Over the last few years, the world has witnessed an increasing number of data breaches involving the credentials and PII of employees, citizens, and consumers. We've all experienced breach fatigue and/or been impacted by these losses.

Webcast

John Tolbert - Defense-in-Depth: New Kinds of Tools for All the Layers

The principle of defense-in-depth remains a key design element for enterprise organizations. Although many have said that perimeters are going away, or identity is the new perimeter, the fact is that almost all enterprises still have perimeters. The names may have changed, and components…

Webcast

An Overview of the Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-Based Multi-Factor Authentication

KuppingerCole has published two related Leadership Compasses on Adaptive Authentication and Cloud-based Multi-Factor Authentication solutions. We define adaptive authentication (AA) as the on-premises deployments, whereas Cloud-based MFA is SaaS-delivered. For both AA and Cloud MFA, many…

Webcast

Fine-Grained Policy-Based Access Control: Why & How?

Mastering authorization is critical for modern organizations with multiple user constituencies, applications, and data types. Authorization has become a crucial part of security infrastructures and can no longer be considered just another feature of existing IAM solutions. Instead,…


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