Gartner Expert

Paul Rabinovich

Sr Director Analyst

Paul Rabinovich is a Senior Director, Analyst in Gartner's Identity and Access Management practice.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Rabinovich worked as a software developer, architect and software development manager. His problem domains included identity and access management, identity as a service, federated identity, identity governance, identity proofing, user authentication, public key infrastructure, and digital and electronic signatures.

Professional background


Senior Manager

Windward IT Services

Principal Consultant


Advisory Programmer Analyst

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management for Technical Professionals


Ph.D., Computer Science (Security), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

M.S., Computer Science (Security), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

B.S., Applied Mathematics, Moscow Transportation Academy, Moscow, Russia

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1User authentication, including multifactor, adaptive and passwordless authentication, and single sign-on

2SaaS-delivered access management with emphasis on Azure AD and Microsoft 365

3Identity proofing and attestation

4IAM in Active Directory (AD) and AD integration with the cloud

5PKI and electronic and digital signatures