IBM Security news stories
IBM Security, McAfee develop new integrated security solution
McAfee Enterprise has announced it has collaborated with IBM Security to develop an integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers.
Cyber-attackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in sweeping phishing campaign
IBM’s Security X-Force, a task force created in the early days of the pandemic with an aim to combat cyber-attacks related to potential vaccines’ supply chains, released details on a coordinated effort to disrupt the COVID-19 ‘cold chain’.
Unified threat management
IBM Security completes industry first with updates to Cloud Pak for Security solution
"With these updates, we will be the first in the industry to bring together external threat intelligence and threat management alongside data security and identity."
80% of security breaches involve exposure of customer data - IBM
The new report from IBM indicates that 80% of surveyed organisations reported having exposed customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) as a result of a breach.
Video: How Ingram enables IBM software partners
A beginner’s guide to becoming an IBM partner and how Ingram Micro can make it happen – delivered by Ingram IBM BDM Madan Mohan.
IBM report: Security response improving - containing attacks, not so much
“While more organisations are taking incident response planning seriously, preparing for cyber-attacks isn’t a one and done activity."
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
"The amount of exposed records that we're seeing today means that cybercriminals are getting their hands on more keys to our homes and businesses.”
Antivirus would have saved these businesses $71 billion in 2019
Malware threats represent huge financial costs for businesses.
Organisations not testing incident response plans – IBM Security
Failure to test can leave organisations less prepared to effectively manage the complex processes and coordination that must take place in the wake of an attack.
IBM Security: Cybercriminals focusing on cryptojacking
The report found that more than half of cybercriminal attacks pivot away from malware-based attacks.
Endace joins IBM Security app exchange community
EndaceProbe Network Analytics Platform captures, indexes, and stores network traffic while hosting a variety of network security and performance monitoring applications.
Bad day at the office for IBM with latest quarterly results
The latest financial results for IBM have revealed a disappointment for investors as the tech giant missed almost all of its targets.
IBM Security opens four secure IoT testing facilities globally
The new labs are located in Atlanta, Austin, England and Australia.
IBM Security unveils new AI platform to defend against cyberattacks
The company has invested more than 200,000 hours of R&D into this platform, which includes technologies from Cisco, McAfee, Symantec and others.
See ya, APAC - Carbon Black's former VP heads for Palo Alto
Carbon Black sends APAC rep off to Palo Alto as new Americas field sales senior vice president.
Applying best practice identification to prepare for Notifiable Data Breaches
The NDB scheme will mean businesses could be facing penalties of up to $360,000 for individuals and $1.8 million for body corportates.
Biometrics vs passwords: How the generation gap is shaping workplace security
Millennials are moving beyond the world of passwords and quickly embracing biometrics, leaving the older generations to continue using passwords.
IBM Security collaborates to launch anti-DNS tracking service
Quad9 Domain Name Service protects users from accessing malicious internet sites that are known to steal information and other harmful activities.
IBM Security wants to stop identity fraud in its tracks
IBM Security is helping to fight global identity fraud by launching a new solution designed especially for financial institutions.
Carbon Black and IBM Security tighten partnership with rapid response tool
An expanded partnership between Carbon Black and IBM Security aim to provide increased cyberattack visibility and accelerated incident response times.
Spammers' work cycles: Mon-Fri with lazy weekends, says IBM X-Force
Attackers using tools such as Dridex and Qakbot spam employees through malicious mail at times when victims are most likely to open all incoming mail.
Internet of Things
IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices - and vehicles
“With IoT technologies permeating the farthest corners of industry, IBM is bringing our Watson IoT Platform and X-Force Red security talent together."
Aussie data breach costs drop but it's still an expensive game of risk
The Australian costs of data breaches are dropping but organisations are still losing $2.5 million every year.
IBM opens new data centre in Poland with cognitive capabilities
IBM Security recently announced the launch of its new European IBM X-Force Command Centre to bolster data security in Europe.