Joseph Krull

Joseph Krull

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Cloud, Compliance, Cyber Risk Management Strategy, Data Protection and Privacy, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Managed Security Services, Network and Endpoint Security, Vendor Management, Wireless and Voice Security

Joe Krull, CISSP, CISA, IAM, CRISC, and CIPP, is a senior analyst at Aite Group specializing in cybersecurity, privacy, and IT risk. He splits his time between San Antonio, Texas, and Tel Aviv, Israel, and he brings more than 40 years of security and privacy experience to Aite Group.


Mr. Krull is a frequent speaker at international cyber and privacy events, and he has been a regular contributor to cyber and audit professional organizations in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Krull has worked in 115 countries and has provided cyber and privacy consulting advice to large enterprises on four continents. Most recently, he was a member of Accenture’s Security Strategy and Risk practice, where he focused on the impact of cybersecurity on mergers and acquisitions, compliance with cyber and privacy regulations, and helping companies formulate their cybersecurity strategies. Prior to Accenture, Mr. Krull’s consulting experience included a leadership role with a Big Four, a senior role at an application security vendor, and leading his own company focused on reducing security risk to telecommunications companies. Prior to consulting, Mr. Krull was the chief information security officer at three Global 1000 companies, and he served as an operations officer and military attaché at seven U.S. Embassies around the globe. Mr. Krull contributes to the future of the cybersecurity profession as a board member for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and as an advisor for two early-stage startup companies focused on identifying nontraditional candidates for cybersecurity positions. 


Mr. Krull is a graduate of the University of the State of New York and the United States Foreign Service Institute. He is multilingual and multicultural in English, French, German, and Hebrew. 


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 1 p.m. ET
Enterprises are rapidly implementing API-first strategies to open up access to data, services, and applications as part of digital transformation initiatives. While providing tremendous value, most organizations still are not aware of the number of APIs in use in their environments, thus not fully...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 11 a.m. ET
  Join Aite Group senior analyst Joe Krull for a live one-hour webinar as he identifies the top trends that will shape the cybersecurity landscape in 2020 and beyond. Attend the webinar to: Anticipate cybersecurity and privacy challenges and solutions in 2020 Learn about...

Analyst Views

January 23, 2020
In 2019, attackers continued to target third parties, service providers, and supply chain partners with the intention of broadening the scale and impact of their attacks. Notable instances in 2019 included the following: In November 2019, a cyberattack against Milwaukee-based technology provider Virtual Care Provider Inc. kept more than 100 senior living facilities from accessing patient...
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December 16, 2019
In 2020, we will see substantial increases in wireless data speeds as well as new applications and business models that will leverage fifth-generation (5G) wireless and Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax). Both technologies will give enterprise users, consumers, and, yes, attackers the ability to rapidly transfer an enormous amount of data using new devices that will become available in 2020. The potential impact...
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