The Cybersecurity Viewpoint: Market Tracker presents an overview of data from the Infrastructure Security, IoT Cybersecurity, Identity, Authentication, Access, and Data Security Intelligence Services.
The Analyst Team
Senior Research Director, Cybersecurity
Maxine Holt leads the Omdia cybersecurity research, developing a comprehensive research program in this area to support vendor, service provider, and enterprise clients in the areas of infrastructure security, security operations, data security, and identity, authentication, and access
Maxine rejoined Omdia (as Ovum) in 2018, following two years at the Information Security Forum (ISF) developing research in areas including Protecting the Crown Jewels, Securing Collaboration Platforms, and Building Tomorrow’s Security Workforce. Prior to the ISF, Maxine spent 15 years in research at Ovum, including security, having started her career as a software developer in the financial services industry and working in consulting for the financial services and internet sectors. Maxine is a regular speaker at events and contributes articles to high-profile publications in cybersecurity.
Principal Analyst, Data Security, IoT Cybersecurity
Tanner primarily works in the areas of IoT cybersecurity and data security capabilities. Tanner provides insight into the unique challenges of these domains, recognizing that they represent both the first and last lines of defense in cybersecurity.
After attaining a graduate degree in defense and strategic studies, Tanner spent a decade as an analyst within the aerospace and defense fields covering services, intelligence, and cyber operations. Following that experience, Tanner pursued additional knowledge on the growing realm of cybersecurity, resulting in his completion of a master’s degree in the field. Upon transitioning to Omdia, Tanner focuses his attention on the various segments of his respective coverage areas. He adopts a multi-lens approach, seeking to divide the market into various segments including domains of protection, security technologies deployed, vertical market applications, and regional growth trends.
Senior Analyst, Identity, Authentication, Access
Don is Omdia’s Senior Analyst for the cybersecurity team, bringing more than 20 years of research, consulting, and insights experience to his role as a lead analyst in the area of identity, authentication, and access.
Don has provided analyses on smart cards, payment and banking cards, near-field communications (NFC), and contactless credentials. He has presented the findings from his reports at many events and has written feature articles on his areas of expertise for leading journals and publications. Prior to joining Omdia, Don was a telecoms research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, responsible for the firm's broadband services subscription. He was also a marketing consultant at MSI Reports Limited, where he wrote industrial, healthcare, and telecommunications reports. Don has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in business studies from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. He is based in the UK.
This Data is included in:
Our expert analysts will review your question and the Ask an Analyst team will get back to you. We aim to respond within 24 hours, but we’re often quicker.
Ask an Analyst
Our team of experts are here to answer your questions. From advice on market trends to a query on research point, and everything in between, we want to hear from you.
Ask an analyst is available as part of a subscription. If you'd like access, contact us today.