data security

IBM Cloud news: Latest enhancements and client wins in regulated industries

IBM shared news of numerous enhancements to its IBM Cloud and AI portfolio this week, reports EnterpriseAI. The new capabilities announced make it easier for businesses to scale AI across clouds. The innovations are designed to help organizations overcome barriers to AI and can be run across any cloud with the IBM Cloud Pak for […]

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Quantum-safe cryptography: What it means for your data in the cloud

Quantum computing holds the promise of delivering new insights that could lead to medical breakthroughs and scientific discoveries across a number of disciplines. It could also become a double-edged sword, as quantum computing may also create new exposures, such as the ability to quickly solve the difficult math problems that are the basis of some […]

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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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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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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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Data security is a must for building a digital business

Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller said in 2012, “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be.” Companies — both business-to-business and business-to-consumer — are driven more than ever to rapidly adapt to digital business. The ways companies and their customers seek and consume information, make purchase decisions, […]

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What are the 12 biggest cloud computing security threats?

The cloud is growing rapidly and new services are emerging seemingly daily. That’s great news for enterprises who want to achieve goals more quickly and easily than they have in the past, but it also makes security something of a moving target. IBM is staying on top of cloud security with numerous options to reduce […]

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Keyword offers protection for a new era of fraud and cyberattacks

Keyword Chief Executive Officer Daniel Delpuech knows that organizations need a multipronged plan of attack to effectively address today’s complex and ever-evolving cyber fraud schemes. “In the past, there’s been a siloed approach, with a solution for each type of fraud,” he says. “The customer was obliged to buy several offerings, which drove up costs significantly.” […]

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Swedish startup uses SoftLayer to globalize and comply with data protection laws

Hardly a day passes without hearing about a cyber attack or security breach. The problem is that most security technology—especially application security technology—isn’t keeping up with mobile workforces, device variations and sophisticated hackers. Fredrik Beckman, CEO of Sweden-based startup Apptimate AB, doesn’t beat around the bush on the subject. “The security technology of today is […]

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The picture-perfect solution for German startup pixx.io: SoftLayer technology

When it comes to managing photos and other digital assets, businesses are likely to require more advanced features than consumers, like enterprise-grade security, batch bulk processing and searchability along with the ability to support a vast range of users. Filling this need is pixx.io GmbH, a startup in Bavaria, Germany, that’s developed a professional image […]

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