security

Digital Asset Custody Services (DACS) aims to disrupt the digital assets market with a secured custody platform

Blockchain, Encryption, LinuxONE solutions

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM.   A revolution in how consumers and businesses exchange value is underway right now. ...read more


An inside look at IBM Almaden’s Future of IT Executive Summit

AI, Blockchain, High-performance computing

Scaling the intimidating peaks of Mount Everest taught me resilience, determination and a commitment to forging a path. While attending the Future of IT Executive Summit hosted by IBM Systems, I was again reminded that great companies follow these same edicts. Picture the most brilliant minds in technology—globally-recognized IBM scientists, futurists, award-winning experts and innovators—gathered ...read more


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


Riding LinuxONE Systems in the hybrid cloud

Data security, LinuxONE solutions, Open source

Alf Thunberg often rides a motorcycle to the office. He repairs his two motorcycles himself, and rides the vintage bikes to work, wearing his helmet and a business suit. He’s taking an all-in-one approach to his daily travels, reducing unnecessary costs wherever possible. He applies the same approach to deploy client applications on scalable data ...read more


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