Steve Hunt

Steve Hunt

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Authentication, Blockchain/DLT, CISO Executive Leadership, Cloud, Cyber Risk Management Strategy, Data Protection and Privacy, Governance, Metrics, and Reporting, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Internet of Things, Machine Learning and AI, Managed Security Services, Network and Endpoint Security, Operational Resilience, Risk Management, Wireless and Voice Security

Steve Hunt is a senior analyst on Aite Group’s Cybersecurity team. A speaker, advisor, and most of all a teacher, Mr. Hunt has been a strategic advisor to worldwide leaders of business and government. He has assisted more than 400 global organizations to optimize success in IT, security, and leadership, and his primary goals are to identify major opportunities that can either dramatically reduce costs or generate new income streams in the shortest possible time.

Mr. Hunt has appeared as an analyst on CNBC, Fox News, CNN, and other news programs. His analysis has appeared in The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Businessweek, and other global publications. Mr. Hunt was inducted into the Cyber Security Industry Hall of Fame and founded the Communities of Excellence, and CSO Magazine presented him with the “Industry Visionary” Compass Award. He has earned CPP and CISSP certifications, attended Elizabethtown College, and was a graduate fellow at the University of Chicago. Mr. Hunt’s diverse background lends a fresh perspective on business and society.


Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET
Join Aite Group senior analysts Joe Krull and Steve Hunt for a one-hour webinar as they identify the top trends that will shape the cybersecurity landscape in 2021 and beyond. Attend the webinar to: Anticipate cybersecurity challenges and solutions in 2021 as we continue to adapt and...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 11 a.m. ET
The pandemic forced many changes in cybersecurity operations. Many companies burned through budgets because of unplanned projects, such as securing work-from-home environments. Conversely, other projects were put on hold. Now, with budget season in full force, financial institutions need to balance...

Analyst Views

December 28, 2020
A vulnerability in the SolarWinds Orion product paved the way for immense cybersecurity attacks in 2020. Attackers slipped into corporate and government agency networks using compromised user credentials and then used powerful exploits to gain elevated administrative privileges. Central to the attacker’s strategy was security assertion markup language (SAML). It is a standard that guides networks...
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May 12-13, 2021
Virtual Event
The business of financial fraud, cyber espionage, extortion and theft runs to trillions annually and with growing number of companies falling victim to cyberattacks cybersecurity remains a top priority.  The recent WEF 2020 Global Risk Report rates the likelihood of cyberattack as top 10...

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