Security

Security intelligence

Special Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development Cybersecurity is among the most important and pressing challenges of our times. The inadequacy of perimeter-based security controls in protecting enterprises is demonstrated in the increase in the scale, scope, and frequency of cyber-attacks confronting enterprises today. As noted by guest editor and IBM Fellow […]

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Career spotlight: Meet Cindy Eisner, cyber-detective

Since she was a child, Cindy Eisner, a senior technical staff member at IBM Research – Haifa, has loved watching whodunit detective shows on TV and reading suspense thrillers. Today, as an expert in malware evasion techniques, she tries to figure out how the bad guys are avoiding detection as they try to hack our […]

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Delivering financial services via blockchain

Have you recently bought a house, or sold shares in a company, or maybe sent money overseas? If so, I suspect that the experience has left you wondering why these simple transactions take so much time and cost so much money. In each case, what looks like a simple financial transaction takes place over many […]

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Data Privacy Day Webinar: Protecting personal information can be easy

Your personal identity data was worth several hundred dollars on the black market 10 years ago. Today, it’s worth pocket change. Why? Because it’s easier to steal this information than ever before.As more pieces of our lives go online, we regularly have to authenticate ourselves for service providers, including social media tools and e-commerce sites. […]

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IBM’s privacy-friendly Identity Mixer meets the Internet of Things

Prof. Gomez Skarmeta When IBM scientist Dr. Jan Camenisch co-invented Identity Mixer, a cryptographic algorithm to protect personal data, his goal was to help people take back control of their data, like date of birth, age, and address. After more than a decade of research and development, Identity Mixer is now available as an easy […]

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