Security

The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to […]

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Securing your IBM Spectrum Protect server

“I’m doing daily backups of my Spectrum Protect database, but is this enough to secure my Spectrum Protect server?” It’s a question I hear frequently. In my present job role in IBM Systems Lab Services, I do health checks on various IBM Spectrum Protect environments, and the number one recommendation in 9 out of 10 […]

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Pervasive encryption: The new standard in data protection

Virtually every business faces the daunting challenges of protecting of their customers’ trust and their data, complying with increasingly stringent regulatory and compliance requirements, managing challenging IT environments, and keeping costs down. IBM Z offers the most secure platform, and with carefully-defined security policies your data can be kept very safe.  Even so, there may […]

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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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Easier availability, easier on your wallet with the IBM Spectrum Protect suite

2017 has been a great year for IBM data protection. We added many new features to our award-winning enterprise data protection suite with 4 new releases to IBM Spectrum Protect in just the last year. We brought to market a copy management solution (IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management) that reduces copy sprawl and makes use […]

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Engage in a community of innovation at Think 2018

IBM Systems is excited to announce our participation in Think 2018—a technology event where the problems of tomorrow meet the minds of today. Join us March 19–22, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada to discover how you can realize new, positive outcomes by tapping into the power of IBM. In fact, our Systems product portfolio will […]

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Four ways to build up your IBM Z networking skills

“I’ve lost all of my networking on IBM Z skills. Where can I find help?” Has your company found itself in this position due to staff attrition, budget constraints or inability to backfill resources? Are you under pressure to secure your IBM Z network and/or critical IBM Z TCP/IP-based applications after a security audit? IBM […]

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IBM Z: The banking platform for the future

I’ve talked with many banking executives about how their business is changing and what they need to do to compete in this dynamic and turbulent marketplace. Maintaining trust with clients is core. The financial services sector had 65 percent more cybercrime attacks than average, based on an analysis of security incidents from 2016. In this […]

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Blockchain: How should you organize your peers?

The last time we communicated, we spoke about the types of users on a Blockchain network – and about Hyperledger in particular. Now, I would like to map this conversation to peers. As you may know, Hyperledger has three components: Membership services – which manages digital certificates and access, ordering service – which keeps the […]

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