Whoa, what a week for security enthusiasts within IBM & outside.... This blog entry was boiling inside me since last week... finally got a chance to puke it out. Let me start with a bang!
IBM on buying spree!!!!! acquiring business analytics forecaster, SPSS and software security provider, Ounce Lab. The Ounce Lab acquisition will definately broaden the IBM's horizon of application security-testing solutions [read full story here].
On the other hand, the IBM ethical hacking team peeking from network loopholes of clients and turning a small contract into multi-million dollar deal!!!! Yeah, these smart guys, sitting in far end of world (or I would say their office but a beach = an office?), bring down false feeling of the secured network and unmask the bare bitter truth that there are holes in the wall ! Getting access to anything & everything in the process, but these "angel harckers" even offer the solution to fix these breaches, so that no one else in the world could follow their path. (afterall, they are our clients, and competitors, please beware!!!! ;-). [read full story here]
It surely feels great to know such happennings inside IBM and what a right time ?? when the world is echoing the IBM's mantra of Smarter planet and innovation !!!
Go, IBM, GO!