IBM Statement on Limited Technology Demonstrations

Washington, D.C.: IBM today issued the following statement: “In a 2014 Open Letter to our clients, IBM stated unequivocally that we respect the security and privacy of client data. IBM does not provide government access to client data or “back doors” into our technology. That commitment remains firm. In support of both the principles in […]

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IBM Welcomes European Union’s “Trade for All” Strategy

IBM today applaued introduction of the European Union’s “Trade for All” strategy, noting in particular its strong focus on enabling growth in the digital sector through strong provisions around the cross-border movement of data. Brussels – IBM today issued the following statement applauding the European Union’s newly unveiled trade strategy: “IBM welcomes the prominent role digital […]

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THINKPolicy #2: Protecting Privacy to Strengthen Trust

In its second THINKPolicy perspective, IBM calls on the U.S. Congress to pass a series of bills intended to strengthen privacy protections for the digital age. By Christina Peters, Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Corporation In our first THINKPolicy perspective, IBM asserted that legislation to promote more sharing of cyber threats is necessary to better protect […]

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THINKPolicy #1: Fortifying our Digital Defenses

In IBM’s first THINKPolicy perspective, cybersecurity expert Andrew Tannenbaum urges Congressional action to strengthen America’s digital defenses. By Andrew Tannenbaum, IBM Cybersecurity Counsel   With massive new data breaches being reported on what feels like a daily basis, businesses and consumers are increasingly concerned that their sensitive information could be exposed and exploited. Cybercrime and […]

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IBM Reaction to Safe Harbor Ruling by European Court of Justice

Following a ruling today by the European Court of Justice, IBM urged U.S. and E.U. leaders to act quickly to ensure data flows vital to trans-Atlantic commerce continue uninterrupted. Brussels and Washington, D.C. – IBM today issued the following statement in response to a ruling today by the European Court of Justice: “The free movement of […]

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IBM Statement on Close of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

IBM today applauded the closure of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which includes landmark provisions intended to foster data-driven growth and innovation. Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement on the close of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations: “IBM is pleased an agreement has been reached in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. Data is the lifeblood […]

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IBM Letter of Support for Senate Cybersecurity Legislation

IBM today sent a letter to Senate Majority Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to bring forward legislation that would strengthen America’s cyber defenses.  Download the letter (PDF, 86 KB) The Honorable Mitch McConnell      The Honorable Harry Reid Senate Majority Leader                     Senate Minority Leader United States Senate   […]

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Viewpoint: Why We Should Chase Nature’s Most Advanced Computer

IBM today sent a letter to Senate Majority Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to bring forward legislation that would strengthen America’s cyber defenses. The study of the brain dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Through the Greeks, Romans, and the Medieval Muslim world, there have been many contributions to neuroscience, the […]

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IBM Applauds Final Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

IBM today marked final Congressional passage of trade promotion authority as a watershed moment in the history of U.S. trade policy, one that will position high-tech American businesses to expand into new markets and seize opportunities for growth in the worldwide digital economy. (Editor’s Note: this page also includes other 2015 IBM statements, positions and perspectives […]

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