mainframe security

Dark data: Peering through the blanket of the dark

“Come, thick night, and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, that my keen knife see not the wound it makes, nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark.” —William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 5 There’s a little Shakespeare for you: that’s Lady Macbeth, waiting for the doomed King Duncan to arrive […]

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Cut through the hype of enterprise data encryption

Encryption is experiencing growing interest and scrutiny. It is increasingly positioned as a technology that addresses the triple threat driving the security landscape: Supporting regulatory compliance Counter-acting the continually evolving threat landscape Limiting enterprise exposure to the risk posed by digital transformation Ideally, enterprise data encryption would be a hygiene behavior, perceived as a fundamental […]

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Mainframe reinvention: empowering digital trust

According to the findings from a recent Gartner market survey, growth is the #1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs. This is up from 42 percent in 2016. Gartner “conducted a survey of 388 CEOs and senior business leaders in user organizations worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2016 to examine their business issues […]

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Data breach epidemic has huge implications for businesses

The data that resides on a mobile phone is better protected than the data that resides in most corporate data centers. Eighty percent of the data on mobile phones is encrypted, according to a Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. study, because it’s easier to encrypt data on millions of identical devices. Encryption is largely absent in corporate […]

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Security at scale: protecting data in an interconnected world

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the In The Making blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Organizations have long depended on IBM mainframe systems to deliver the robust performance, […]

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Get real-time automated security analytics on your mainframe

Time is of the essence Our security operations centers are inundated with records that might include information relevant to potential security breaches. The amount of data to be analyzed is overwhelming.  We must defend against malware, ransomware, privileged user abuse, hackers and other threats: often zero-day vulnerabilities which can be exploited immediately and run undetected […]

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Why Santa picks IBM to deliver gifts this Christmas?

It is that time of year. Santa’s making a list. And he’s checking it twice. He’s tallying the counts and determining who’s naughty or nice. Santa needs to track the billions of letters that come his way this time of year — all of them vitally important — and security is of paramount importance. Parents […]

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