Data Economy

Data Stewardship and the Importance of Export Compliance in the IBM Cloud

This spring IBM published our Principles for Trust and Transparency, which outline how we protect our clients’ data and insights and how we usher new innovative technologies into the world responsibly. These principles are more than just words — they are a model for how IBM treats our customers’ data, everyday, everywhere.

Continue reading

IBM’s Response to EU Agreement on Legislation Regarding the Free Flow of Data

We understand the European Parliament, European Commission and EU Member States have reached an agreement on legislation that will enable the free flow of data across the European Union. Free flow of data is vital for European innovation, for the growth of businesses of all sizes and for achieving a Digital Single Market.

Continue reading

An American Approach to Data Privacy

In less than two weeks, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the European Union—solidifying the most expansive overhaul of privacy regulations in a generation. In addition to the risk of major data breaches, cybercrime and mismanagement of personal data, privacy is now front of mind for governments across the globe.

Continue reading

IBM’s Unwavering Commitment to Protecting Client Data

IBM takes seriously our obligation to preserve the trust of our clients. The Cloud Act in no way alters our stance on government access to client data.

Continue reading

With Great Technology Comes Great Responsibility

In 1996, Congress passed the first major overhaul of U.S. telecommunications law in more than 60 years. Tucked away in Title V of the Telecommunications Act was a provision that granted immunity from liability for providers of an “interactive computer service” who publish content from others.

Continue reading

A new Charter of Trust for cybersecurity

IBM Chairman, President & CEO Ginni Rometty today signed a new Charter of Trust for a secure digital world.

Continue reading

A New Public-Private Partnership to Advance Cybersecurity in France

IBM today opened its new Security Operations Center (SOC) in Lille, France. The SOC offers security incident and response services to organisations that are at the heart of the French society and economy. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the security center team will monitor the latest security events, assess their potential impact […]

Continue reading

IBM Statement on Filing an Amicus Curiae Brief in the United States Supreme Court

IBM issued the following statement on filing an amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court: “Changes in technology move faster than changes in the law, and when the law addresses new technology it must consider not only the immediate facts of the case at bar, but also the potential implications that a legal […]

Continue reading

Trade Policy: A Steely Resolve and Strong Headwinds

The European Commission’s Trade Policy Day on December 5th is a timely moment to reflect on the outlook for trade policy across the world. In recent times we’ve witnessed a torrent of political events that have altered the outlook on trade and created a shift towards mercantilism – and in some cases, pure protectionism – […]

Continue reading