security

Spartan Group helps accelerate demand for digital asset-based products

Blockchain, Data security, LinuxONE solutions

Digital assets, particularly in the form of cryptocurrencies and tokens, have been the subject of a great deal of press coverage over the last 18-24 months. Research from Fidelity Investments suggests that 22 percent of institutional investors are already exposed to digital assets, with 40 percent being open to future investments.[1] These figures demonstrate an ...read more


A brief history of airline security, hijackings and metal detectors

Data security, Encryption, Security

Between May 1961 and the end of 1972, there were 159 aircraft hijackings[1] in United States airspace. This time period is often referred to as the golden age of airline hijacking. According to Brendan Koerner, author of the 2013 book The Skies Belong to Us, the majority of those “were between ’68 and ’72, a ...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


Security considerations for critical environments

Data security, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

In today’s digital world, data is the primary asset for most organizations. Access to data and changes of the data need to be restricted to authorized persons, devices or processes. IT devices need to be protected from the execution of non-authorized code as well as from denial of service attacks. The cost of data breaches ...read more


A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” – Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc. Think 2019 is fast ...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


Three ways to collaborate to improve cybersecurity

Data security, Encryption, Linux systems...

The stakes are high in enterprise security. Data breaches can damage your organization’s reputation and result in significant costs (USD 3.86 million for every breach on average according to this Ponemon Cost of a Data Breach study). They can also destroy customer trust. Recent research has found that more than 78 percent of customers would ...read more