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Senior Analyst, Identity, Authentication, Access, Omdia
Member Since: 5/27/2020
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Don Tait supports and specializes in Omdia's identity, authentication and access intelligence service. Previous research areas where he has published reports includes: blockchain, fintech, Identity and Access Management (IAM), fraud protection in payments, smart cards, payment and banking cards, mobile transactions and proximity payments, SIM/eSIM, mPOS, NFC, HCE, and Chip-to-Cloud Security. Don brings well over a twenty years of market research experience to this role.

Before joining Omdia, he served as a Telecoms Research Analyst with Frost & Sullivan and was responsible for the firm's broadband services subscription. Previously, Don was a Marketing Consultant with Marketing Research for Industry Ltd., for which he wrote industrial, healthcare and telecommunication reports. Don Holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Edinburgh Napier University. He is based in the company's Wellingborough office in the UK.

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Evolution of Continuous Authentication

3/17/2021
The zero-trust approach to security has enjoyed increasing adoption in recent years as has its mantra "Never trust, always verify," and one manifestation of that ethos in the IAA world is continuous authentication.

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Omdia Universe: Selecting an Identity-as-a-Service Solution 202021

2/26/2021
Increasingly, enterprises are employing cloud-based or at least hybrid environments that integrate optimally with cloud-based systems. Enterprises should consider whether cloud-based identity could be deployed more quickly and help reduce costs around scalability. Cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications have transformed the business world. The identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) segment is the natural evolution of on-premises identity and access management (IAM).

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IDaaS: A New Era of Cloud Identity

9/30/2020
As identity-as-a-service becomes the standard for enterprise identity management, upstarts and established competitors are competing to define the market's future. Participate in Omdia's IDaaS research.

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