Security

Keep data safe, even when in use by container applications

One of the challenges for DevOps professionals is ensuring applications protect data while it is in use. According to Container Journal, that challenge may now be easier for developers to overcome because of IBM Cloud Data Shield, “which runs containerized applications in secure enclaves on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service”. IBM Cloud Data Shield uses […]

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The top 6 cloud announcements from Think 2019

A central theme of IBM Think 2019 was cloud transformation. Thousands of business leaders and technical experts from around the world gathered in San Francisco to share ideas, build partnerships and learn about the future of IT, including what’s next with the cloud. For those who weren’t able to attend, here are some of the […]

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Merlin uses IBM Cloud Garage to fast-track new cybersecurity technology

The cybersecurity marketplace is crowded. There are hundreds of vendors with an amazing array of solutions flooding the space, yet many organizations still struggle to stay ahead. In many companies, everyone is working as hard as they can to plug holes, but there is still a lack of knowledge about how to manage and understand […]

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What is IBM Multicloud Manager?

Seeing clients use IBM Cloud Private to transform their businesses over the past 12 months has been remarkable. Hundreds of enterprises across the world have used the platform to build cloud-native applications, integrate data across public and private clouds, keep sensitive workloads behind their firewalls, and modernize applications. Talking to these clients, it is clear […]

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IBM X-Force Red Security Team takes on security challenges with the help of IBM Cloud

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve likely seen a recent top news headline with the words “security breach” somewhere in there. This is not the type of press companies want to be recognized for, and it is even worse for the millions of customers who are left out in the cold when their unauthorized […]

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3 ways cloud is transforming the banking industry

Banking firms have many of the same IT challenges of any other industry: infrastructure scalabity requirements, the need for application modernization and a pressure to use data to build better customer experiences. At the same time, banking firms also face some of the most stringent security and compliance standards of any industry. Cloud technology can […]

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Changing the game: 3 ways IBM Cloud is transforming the US Open

For more than 25 years, IBM has collaborated with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to help put on one of the greatest events in sports: the US Open. As IBM has evolved and innovated, it has brought those advancements to help improve the US Open experience for fans. In 2018, that storied tradition continues […]

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CenturyLink and Digital Realty tap IBM Cloud Direct Link to expand access

Over the past two weeks, two companies, CenturyLink and Digital Realty, have announced plans to expand direct, private access to the IBM Cloud in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Both companies will use IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated Hosting deployments to help enterprise customers establish low-latency, global connections across a security-rich […]

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Privacy by design in the era of GDPR

“Privacy by design” is a way to make complying with GDPR regulations simpler. Instead of having to try to protect multiple aspects of security in every system, you can ensure security is applied much more widely, so that individual areas of security and multiple connected systems are protected without additional effort or overview. Keeping customer […]

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IBM serves up 3 IT lessons from Wimbledon

Wimbledon is not resting easy on its history of success. The organization behind The Championships, Wimbledon embraces new technology and best practices in pursuit of its goal of continuing to produce one of the greatest competitions in sports. For decades, IBM has been the proud technology collaborator. Many of the same IT principles and tools […]

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Vendor fraud gets red light from startup using blockchain on IBM Cloud

Fortune tells the story of how a scam involving email phishing and fake suppliers victimized the most sophisticated, tech-savvy corporations. A fraudster forged email addresses, invoices and corporate stamps to impersonate a large, Asian-based manufacturer with whom the tech firms regularly did business to trick two companies into paying for computer supplies. Over a two-year […]

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Benchmark your readiness for a GDPR-compliant world

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data regulation going into effect, we recently wrapped the latest GDPR Summit in London. Almost 500 attendees across most industries attended three parallel tracks of GDPR focused activity: GDPR program, HR and sales, and marketing. I was honored to give the keynote with my IBM colleague Jonathan […]

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