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Keep customer data secured, private and encrypted with the latest IBM Z enhancements

Data security, Mainframes, Technical

In my discussions with CIOs and CISOs in organizations around the globe, I’ve noticed a common concern. How can these organizations keep business and customer data private and protected as they transform for hybrid multicloud? As the volume and complexity of data sharing grows this concern is increasingly validated. According to the 2018 Third-Party Data ...read more


Address customer data privacy and protection concerns with encryption everywhere

Data centers, Data security, Mainframes

Data privacy and protection remain top boardroom and C-suite issues. The data breach threat still looms large: 59 percent of businesses experienced a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018[1]. As organizations migrate workloads to hybrid multicloud environments, they must ensure that the data within these environments is effectively protected. Consumers ...read more


Is your smartphone data safer than your enterprise data?

Data security, Encryption, Linux systems...

More than eighty percent of smartphone data is encrypted, according to an IBM-sponsored Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. report upon which this blog post is based.[i] You might expect a similarly high percentage of enterprise data to be encrypted as well, especially considering that encrypted data is rarely successfully attacked.[ii] Yet most organizations today are encrypting only ...read more