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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.
Identity Authentication Access Market Tracker – 1H21 Database
Data / 24 May 2021 / Don Tait
The Identity Authentication Access Market Tracker – 1H21 is part of the IAA Intelligence Service. It has revenue forecasts from 2020 to 2025. It is segmented by five categories, 16 sub-categories, and has market shares for 2019 and 2020.
Okta bets $6.5bn on Auth0 to bolster its B2C identity offering
Analyst Opinion / 18 Mar 2021 / Rik Turner
At the beginning of March, Okta, the market leader in the identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) space, announced it was spending $6.5bn, entirely in stock, to purchase Auth0, which offers an authentication and authorization (Authn and Authz) platform as a service.
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