Traditionally, data privacy and the safeguarding of digital identity products and services have been lumped within the broader scope of Cybersecurity. Tematica recently launched the Tematica Bita Data Privacy and Digital Identity Index. It is our view that traditional cybersecurity is increasingly focused solely on the protection of large stores of data. Protecting personal privacy and digital identity data is more focused on what is known as Zero-Trust Environments or even passwordless access which help provide ring-fenced protection where humans, devices, and other devices can interact in a much more fluid environment. Bio-Key (BKYI) is an index constituent that we think best exemplifies the direction this emerging branch of cybersecurity is heading.
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Chris Versace, Chief Investment Officer
I'm the Chief Investment Officer of Tematica Research and editor of Tematica Investing newsletter. All of that capitalizes on my near 20 years in the investment industry, nearly all of it breaking down industries and recommending stocks. In that time, I've been ranked an All Star Analyst by Zacks Investment Research and my efforts in analyzing industries, companies and equities have been recognized by both Institutional Investor and Thomson Reuters’ StarMine Monitor. In my travels, I've covered cyclicals, tech and more, which gives me a different vantage point, one that uses not only an ecosystem or food chain perspective, but one that also examines demographics, economics, psychographics and more when formulating my investment views. The question I most often get is "Are you related to…."