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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CrashOverRide or the Need for Putting OT Security at the Center of Attention

One of the deplorable components of the Russian aggression toward Ukraine has been resumption of cyber-attacks on the electrical grid. This has highlighted the vulnerability of the electrical distribution network to this kind of attack. The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine…

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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,…


Recent videos

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Analyst Chat #124: Market Compass "Policy-Based Access Management"

Shortly before EIC, Graham Williamson and Matthias sat together virtually and discussed the recent publication of the Market Compass on "Policy Based Access Management". In this episode Graham gives a great introduction in this evolved market segment and talks about hybrid and cloud-native…

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The Machine Monitoring Mandate

Governments world-wide are increasingly worried about the social unrest that could result from a cybersecurity compromise of critical infrastructure. This has highlighted the fact that the underlying operational technology (OT) is often inadequately protected, and that this must change.…

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Policy Based Access Control for Cloud-Native Applications

As companies shift to cloud-native applications, the complexity of a microservices framework can be daunting. When applications are built in a cloud-native stack, authorization is also infinitely more complex. Crucially, Open Policy Agent (OPA) decouples policy from code, enabling the…

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Analyst Chat #104: Edge Computing

Senior Analyst Graham Williamson joins Matthias from down under to talk about edge computing. Starting from the definition and relevant use cases, they focus on where the edge brings value. They discuss what the key criteria for a successful deployment are and what needs to be looked at to…

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Graham Williamson: Avoiding Plan B – Doing It Right the First Time