Analyst/Advisor details

Graham Williamson Fellow Analyst

Brisbane / Australia

Experience:
25 years in IT industry
At KuppingerCole since 2013

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Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole:

Graham is a director of KuppingerCole (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd headquartered in Singapore.

He is an Analyst in the areas of Identity-as-a-Service, Dynamic Authorisation Control and Privacy.

Background & Education:

Graham has consulted in the Identity Management sector for 15 years. He is the author of the book “Identity Management: A Primer”.

Graham holds a bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA degree from Bond University.

     

Areas of coverage:

  • Identity and Access Management
  • Federated Authentication
  • Entitlements Management
  • Dynamic Authorisation Control
  • Attestation and Governance
  • Privacy and Resource Protection

Professional experience:

Graham has practical experience in the identity management and access control industry having completed assignments in the academic, government and large corporate industry sectors across three continents.

Graham Williamson is a director of KuppingerCole (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd headquartered in Singapore.

Graham has practical experience in the identity management and access control industry having completed assignments in the academic, government and large corporate industry sectors across three continents. He is an Analyst in the areas of Identity-as-a-Service, Dynamic Authorisation Control and Privacy.

Recent blog posts

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Making IAM Projects Succeed - The Importance of Project Management

Matthias Reinwarth and Graham Williamson are talking about managing IAM projects properly.

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KuppingerCole Analyst Chat: Making IAM Projects Succeed - Why You Need a Solution Architecture

Matthias Reinwarth and Graham Williamson are talking about designing an IAM project architecture.

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Cybersecurity is in Crisis

Intel Security recently released an in-depth survey of the cybersecurity industry, looking at causal agents of the low availability of people with training and professional accreditation in computer security. The global report titled “Hacking the Skills Shortage” concludes:…

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Comment: Know and Serve Your Customer

‘Know your customer’ started as an anti-money laundering (AML) initiative in the financial industry. Regulators insisted that banks establish a customer ‘due-diligence’ processes to ensure that all bank accounts could be traced back to the entities that owned them.…

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Stack creep - from the network layer to the application layer

Last year saw an unprecedented interest in protection of corporate data. With several high-profile losses of intellectual property organisations have started looking for a better way. For the past 30 years the bastion against data loss has been network devices. We have relied on routers,…

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IoT in industrial computer systems (ICS)

IoT, the Internet of Things, covers a wide range of technologies. My Fitbit e.g. is an IoT device, it connects to my smartphone which formats the data collected on my movements. Also, vehicles that communicate with diagnostic instruments and my home thermostat that I can control via the…


Recent research documents

Executive View

IdentityIQ – SailPoint

IdentityIQ continues to provide organizations with a comprehensive solution to their identity management requirements. With the recent advances in predictive identity management, the tool reduces manual intervention and improves accuracy of user entitlements. The latest release adds cloud…

Executive View

Micro Focus Identity Governance

Identity Governance is a mature Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution that is undergoing extensive development to meet the identity services requirements of the modern enterprise. As business systems become increasingly demanding of identity management environments, Micro…

Market Compass

Dynamic Authorization Management

The KuppingerCole Market Compass provides an overview of the product or service offerings in a selected market segment. This Market Compass covers the Dynamic Authorization Management market and provides a comparison of the main product offerings. Dynamic Authorization externalizes access…

Executive View

Executive View: Micro Focus Access Manager - 80311

The Micro Focus Access Manager counts amongst the established and mature solutions for Web Access Management and Identity Federation. Micro Focus is continuously improving the product, leveraging new technology and remaining responsive to client requirements for an agile and comprehensive…

Executive View

Executive View: Tremolo Security – A Different Approach - 80160

It’s time to consider a different way to manage and use identity information. We tend to deploy identity management suites and change our processes to suit. But this can constrain us and restrict our agility in deploying identity management services. Tremolo Security breaks the…


Recent videos

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The Evolution of Access Control

The purpose of an identity management system is to support access control to an organization’s sensitive systems and protected resources. Contemporary access control has progressed from static entitlements, still used in many organisations. Not only manual interventions are necessary…

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Policy-Based Access Control – Consistent Across the Enterprise

The evolution of cybersecurity protection demands a more nuanced response to providing access to a company’s sensitive resources. Policy-based access control (PBAC) combines identity attributes and context variables to enable sophisticated granting of access to corporate systems and…

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Analyst Chat #48: Policy-based and Dynamic Authorization Management

Dynamic, risk-based, attribute- and context-related authorizations are becoming increasingly important for many enterprises. Graham Williamson and Matthias Reinwarth take a look at the market sector for dynamic authorization management and policy-based permissions in light of the recent…

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Analyst Chat #30: Consent Management Done Right

Graham Williamson and Matthias Reinwarth talk about consent: what does it mean for identity professionals, service providers or lawyers and how to reconcile all those different views in modern IAM environments.

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Analyst Chat #10: Making IAM Projects Succeed - The Importance of Project Management

Matthias Reinwarth and Graham Williamson are talking about managing IAM projects properly.