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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
    • Fraud Reduction Technologies
    • Bot/DDoS Management
    • User Behavioral Analysis (UBA)
    • Network Detection & Response (NDR)
    • Security Orchestration Automation & Response (SOAR)
    • Threat Deception Technologies
    • Endpoint Protection (EPP)
    • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
    • Data Leakage Prevention (DLP)
    • Managed security services
    • Application of AI/ML technologies for security
  • IAM
    • Strong, multi-factor, risk-adaptive authentication
    • Authorization and Federation
    • Identity analytics/intelligence
    • Consumer IAM

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

Recent blog posts

Blog

The Non-Zero Elements of Zero Trust

The ongoing SolarWinds incident illustrates that the much-lauded Zero Trust security paradigm is, in fact, based on trust. Zero Trust is about authenticating and authorizing every action within a computing environment. It is putting the principle of least privilege into action. In an ideal…

Blog

Attack Surface Reduction and XDR

Many if not most organizations have moved to a risk management model for cybersecurity and identity management. Priorities have shifted in two major ways over the last decade: decreasing attack surface sizes focusing on detection and response technologies instead of prevention only…

Blog

Ivanti’s Zero Trust Journey

Ivanti has completed its acquisition of MobileIron and Pulse Secure. Ivanti, headquartered in Salt Lake City, had its roots in desktop management (LANDESK), evolved into endpoint and patch management, and had added full IT asset, service, and workspace management, as well as IAM…

Blog

A Look at NIST’s Zero Trust Architecture

NIST, the US National Institute for Standards and Technology, recently released SP 800-207 Zero Trust Architecture . The NIST special publication examines the principles of and motivations for ZTA, as well as implementation considerations, security concerns, and suggestions for…

Blog

What Some Vendors Missed in MITRE ATT&CK Round Two and How to Fix the Gaps

MITRE recently published the detailed results of their second round of tests. This test pitted APT29 malware and methods against 21 cybersecurity vendors . The MITRE testing is an excellent benchmark for comprehensively exercising Endpoint Protection (EPP) and Endpoint Detection &…

Blog

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Fraud Reduction Intelligence Platforms

Matthias Reinwarth and John Tolbert explain the meaning behind the term and talk about various factors that help identify fraudulent transactions in different industries.


Recent research documents

Buyer's Compass

Buyer’s Compass: SOAR

Security Orchestration Automation & Response (SOAR) refers to comprehensive solutions with capabilities that support a range of security tools and data sources. This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Compass will provide you with questions to ask vendors, criteria to select your vendor, and…

Executive View

HID Global Authentication Platform

HID Global offers robust and highly secure solutions for identity and access management, including physical access controls, smart identity card manufacturing and credential issuance, biometric authentication, and mobile/remote identity proofing. HID Global’s Authentication Platform…

Leadership Compass

Enterprise Authentication Solutions

This report provides an overview of the Enterprise Authentication Solutions market and provides you with a compass to help you to find the solution that best meets your needs. We examine the Enterprise Authentication market segment, product/service functionality, relative market share, and…

Whitepaper

Technical Approaches to Consent Management and Dynamic Access Management: Ping Identity

Privacy regulations are changing the way organizations handle personal information. GDPR was not the first and will not be the last to require data handlers to collect consent from users. Many Consumer Identity platforms have added in consent management features, and specialty Privacy and…

Leadership Compass

CIAM Platforms

This report provides an overview of the market for Consumer Identity and Access Management and provides you with a compass to help you to find the Consumer Identity and Access Management product that best meets your needs.  We examine the market segment, vendor product and service…


Recent videos

Webcast

John Tolbert: Zero Trust for Reducing the Risks of Security Incidents

Webcast

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Understanding the SolarWinds Incident and Recommended First Steps

The SolarWinds incident made the news in December 2020 and continues to impact many organizations. John Tolbert joins Matthias to give a short introduction of what decision makers need to know at this stage and which measures to look at first.

Webcast

Effective Endpoint Security With Automatic Detection and Response Solutions

The realization that cyber-attacks are inevitable has led the cybersecurity industry to shift some of its focus to detection and response rather than prevention in recent years. Therefore, the market for solutions designed to detect attacks on endpoints and respond accordingly has grown…

Webcast

KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Innovation in CIAM

John Tolbert joins Matthias and shares insights about the results from the just recently published Leadership Compass CIAM. They talk about the overall maturing of the market and the areas of innovation in products, standards and integration scenarios.

Webcast

Explore the Cutting Edge of Data-Driven Customer Experience

To accomplish complex and critical missions, market leaders are turning to a new generation of customer data platforms (CDPs). They uncover hidden revenue opportunities by unifying all sources of customer data into comprehensive and actionable profiles.


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