Security

7 pillars of a strong hybrid cloud security strategy

Hybrid cloud environments give companies the best of both worlds. They offer the elasticity and operational expenditure of public clouds with the data sovereignty, security and control found in a private cloud environment. By combining the two, companies can allocate workloads to the environment that makes the most sense for them. As organizations build these […]

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5 data security techniques that help boost consumer confidence

These days, it seems like hardly any time passes between headlines about the most recent data breach. Consider the revelation in late September that a security intrusion exposed the accounts of more than 50 million Facebook users. For that matter, not much time goes by without a new survey or study that confirms the difficulty of […]

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Machine learning: A key weapon in the cybersecurity battle

Since the dawn of the internet, companies have been fighting to stay ahead of cybercriminals. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have made this job easier by automating complex processes for detecting attacks and reacting to breaches. However, cybercriminals are also using this technology for their own malicious purposes. More and more hackers are exploiting […]

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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 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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