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Build a secure infrastructure to comply, reduce risk and protect

Today's security landscape has grown substantially more complex. The evolution of a highly networked, data-intensive computing model has introduced significant security risks to IT infrastructures. And, the increasing prevalence of social, mobile, virtualization and cloud technologies present a profound security challenge.

The cost of lost data is expected to increase by 68% over the next five years. (Source: Computerweekly.com, March 20, 2012)

Source: 1 2011 Cost of Data Breach Study: United States, Ponemon Institute LLC, March 2012. 2 Computerweekly.com, March 20, 2012.


IBM systems support data security across all elements of the IT infrastructure

IBM data security technology helps 96 out of the top 100 worldwide banks.

* Based on asset size
Source: IBM System z Claims Document 04-10-12. Notes: Based on the "The Banker", System z install base and financial records.

Data security and integrity are cornerstones of your compliance plan. IBM offers comprehensive encryption to protect your data, whether in motion or rest, with real time monitoring to help you respond quickly to problems.

IBM data security solutions leverage advanced identity management to manage user access control and authorization and improve accountability.

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Enterprise systems

IBM zEnterprise: ultimate security

With built in security features and support for critical industry standards you get ultimate data security and reliability by design.

IBM Power Systems: enhanced compliance

Policy-based automation and IBM expertise are designed to help you support your critical security and compliance demands.

Enterprise systems

IBM PureSystems: security simplified

Security is integrated into your system with integrated expertise and policy-based configuration without increased administration.

Enterprise systems

IBM Smarter Storage: security with performance

High speed encryption and advanced role-based authentication combine to secure your data throughout its lifecycle.

Performance, reliability and security

Latest PowerSC capabilities build upon a strong AIX security foundation.


New Products for Security and Compliance

Learn about new PowerSC products that can better enable security administrators secure systems and document actions.

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Read about new Power products for security and compliance

Security-Ready IT

A fundamental imperative for Smarter Computing


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Shelley Westman, Security VP and BLE for STG, shares insight on security and IT

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IBM Security. Intelligence. Integration. Expertise. (01:28min)

Learn how IBM can help provide an integrated ecosystem of security capabilities

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Reputational Risk and IT

They're closer than you think


On the Smarter Computing blog

Learn how security and business continuity can shape your company's reputation

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2012 IBM Global Reputational Risk and IT study

Learn more about the reputational risk and IT connection

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Enterprise Systems Perspectives: Security Ready

Simplify critical information to comply, reduce risk and protect


Secure and enable a resilient infrastructure both inside and outside the data center


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