data security

Protection against malware: IBM AIX has your back

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems, Security

“How can we protect our IBM AIX systems from malware attacks?” As a cyber security consultant, I come across this question more than any other when it comes to securing servers running IBM AIX. Most security breaches today are based on malware attacks, especially in banking sector. The infamous FASTCash malware has infected many banks’ ...read more


Announcing IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS for MongoDB

Cloud computing, Data security, LinuxONE solutions

As business leaders look to leverage the cloud, enterprises in highly regulated industries are typically concerned about protecting confidential and sensitive customer data. We have seen that public reports of unauthorized user access, encryption details, or exposure of data by internal users have been rising at an alarming rate. Given the high average cost of ...read more


Modern data protection innovations to fight cyber threats

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data security...

In 2018, the average cost of a data security breach approached $3.9 million. But organizations that fully deployed security automation saved over $1.5 million per breach.[1] These metrics demonstrate the value of effective data protection and security solutions, and underscore the significance of recent data security-related announcements from IBM. “ESG’s research clearly shows that data ...read more


System security assessment for servers that support SAP HANA

Data security, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

Information is at the core of today’s digital business operations. As the value of your organization’s information grows, it can become the primary target for a breach. A data breach occurs when someone is allowed to read data without authorization to access it. Once hackers can read your data, they can steal or modify it. ...read more


Address your data security challenges with pervasive encryption

Data security, Encryption, Linux systems...

As an IT manager, you likely face several critical challenges related to your enterprise data: Internal and external data breach threats necessitate protecting all potentially sensitive data. Yet identifying and classifying this data can be a challenge. Encrypting data at the field level often requires significant costs, resources and application changes – yet still leaves ...read more


New Container pricing enhancements bring pay-as-you-go model to z/OS

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

Today’s IT is fast-paced and in constant evolution. For many clients, IBM Z® is at the center of their digital transformation. Utilizing this secure, flexible infrastructure with the agility of public cloud and the security and resiliency of a private cloud, clients can accelerate the deployment of new services to help meet market demands. We continue to deliver security, development and ...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


Meet digital transformation challenges by scaling IT systems

Data security, Digital transformation, Linux systems...

Digital transformation, with its new paradigms, presents challenges to your enterprise. New business models are pressuring organizations to rapidly innovate and respond. Success in this environment requires an enterprise IT ecosystem that’s scalable and agile – able to swiftly accommodate growing and shifting business needs. As an IT or operations executive, you constantly face the ...read more


Three ways to thrive in the digital age [New Solitaire report]

Data security, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

The pace of business has rapidly accelerated in recent years. Your enterprise must constantly innovate products and services while keeping costs down and data secure. Solitaire Interglobal Limited (SIL), a research firm with over 40 years of experience, has tapped its vast market database to analyze how IT infrastructure can help organizations meet these challenges. ...read more