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Chris Kissel

Christopher Kissel is a research director in IDC's Security Products group, responsible for cybersecurity technology analysis, emerging trends, and market share reporting. Mr. Kissel’s primary research areas are identity access management (IAM) and security and vulnerability management (SVM) platforms. Cybersecurity extends beyond on-premises solutions, and the emphasis of Mr. Kissel’s research will be on the establishment of identity across heterogeneous networks (including cloud environment), and the role of analytics pertaining to SVM.

Posts Featuring Chris Kissel

Why People, Processes, and Technology Cannot Change in Isolation

Since 2004, October has been designated by the National Cybersecurity Alliance as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Immediately, the mind wanders to supercomputers creating unbreakable algorithms against adversaries with unlimited…

Cybersecurity in the New Different — SolarWinds TechPod 033

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Although this adage holds much truth, it’s important to understand how it applies to the digital transformation we’ve witnessed this year.  We’re in what’s truly…

Security Operations and IT Operations — Better Together— SolarWinds TechPod 030

Security operations and IT operations have a lot of differences, but more similarities than you may think, especially as their worlds are merging more quickly than ever before. This presentation will delve into research driven…