Security

Accelerating continuous security for apps on IBM Cloud

The rapid rise of cloud native applications is challenging convention up and down the stack. More importantly, it is forcing enterprises to take a hard look at how security is integrated into application development and delivery at every level. For example, 37 percent of IT decision makers cite surveyed security as a roadblock they face […]

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Less than 100 days out: How to accelerate GDPR readiness with the cloud

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in less than 100 days, chances are you know your business needs to rapidly transform how it manages the personal information and data of EU subjects. According to research conducted by Vanson Bourne and IBM, 47 percent of organizational leaders surveyed in the […]

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IAmI prevents cyberattacks in real time with IBM Cloud

With ever-advancing cyberattacks, hackers are gaining unauthorized access to networks and secure data at alarmingly high and unprecedented rates. Many organizations don’t even know their network security has been compromised until it’s much too late. Once stolen, their private data is impossible to protect. Hackers typically begin by acquiring a set of login credentials — […]

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3 questions to ask your cloud provider about security for your SAP environment

As enterprises grow increasingly interconnected and sensitive information is shared around the world, protecting critical data has become more complex and challenging than ever before. Five years ago, most IT attacks targeted the operating system. Today, new types of threats from new types of hackers have emerged, using malware that targets your most precious data […]

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Why protecting your most valuable data is a priority for IBM Cloud

At IBM, cloud native is the destination, and hybrid cloud is the path to get there. Earlier this year, Forbes rounded up many forecasts and estimated that worldwide spending on cloud computing will grow at six times the rate of IT spending from 2015 through 2020. In the EU alone, the European Commission estimated the […]

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IBM gives clients control of their data in Europe with cloud, underscoring data responsibility

The transition to the cloud presents enormous opportunities for enterprises operating in Europe. With the rapid growth of higher value services such as AI, analytics, blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT), companies are positioned to unlock transformative insights from their data like never before. In fact, the European Commission estimates that the value of the […]

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eZanga outsmarts the bots with IBM Cloud

According to a recent CNBC study, in 2016 alone, 20 percent of total spending on digital advertising was wasted. The study predicts brands will lose about $16 billion globally to online advertising fraud in 2017. Online marketing firm eZanga was founded in 2003 to combat fraud traffic so advertisers and publishers could thrive without cutting into […]

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New tools boost data governance ahead of GDPR implementation

Protecting sensitive data is more important now than ever. Organizations obviously want to protect customer information and their reputations, but beyond that, new regulations are making data governance mandatory. With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect in May 2018, IBM announced major improvements to data governance and data science […]

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How the EU Cloud Code of Conduct helps build cloud trust in Europe

Trust in cloud computing is essential for it to reach its full potential. Surveys conducted on the European cloud market by IDC and others have identified concerns with security and data protection as the main inhibitors to cloud adoption. The European Commission was very much aware of the need to build trust when it launched […]

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IBM teams up to fight cyber crime on cloud

IBM and another tech giant, Cisco, have announced that they’re joining up some of their security products and services to help organizations identify and weed out threats faster. Cisco security solutions will be integrated with the IBM Cognitive Security Operations Platform, which will help organizations secure their data from the network into the cloud, and […]

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Busting 3 VMware security myths about migration to the cloud

When discussing IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions with partners and customers, I repeatedly encounter three common misconceptions about the security of their workloads in the IBM Bluemix dedicated private cloud infrastructure. I’d like to take a moment to clear up the myths surrounding VMware security in the cloud. Myth #1: “My workload could be compromised by […]

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Protection in the cloud with a two-pronged approach

Hacking often conjures images of malicious criminals breaking into computer systems to steal and sell data for monetary gain. More recently, hacking has become known as a weapon that can cause public embarrassment and wreck reputations. Cyber-extortion and the threat to expose sensitive information are on the rise. In a recent IBM report, “Ransomware: How […]

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