AI for cybersecurity
Improve the speed, accuracy and productivity of security teams with AI-powered solutions
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AI to accelerate your security defenses

Today’s security teams face many challenges—sophisticated attackers, an expanding attack surface, an explosion of data and growing infrastructure complexity—that hinder their ability to safeguard data, manage user access, and quickly detect and respond to threats.

IBM Security provides transformative, AI-powered solutions that optimize analysts’ time—by accelerating threat detection, expediting responses, and protecting user identity and data flow—while keeping security teams in the loop and in charge.

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Benefits Protecting data across hybrid cloud environments

AI solutions can identify shadow data, monitor for abnormalities in data access and alert security teams about potentially risky activity by anyone accessing the data—saving valuable time in detecting and remediating issues.


Generating more accurate and prioritized threats

AI-powered risk analysis can produce incident summaries for high-fidelity alerts and automate responses, accelerating alert investigations and triage by an average of 55%.1


Balancing user access needs and security

AI can help balance security with user experience by analyzing the risk of each login attempt and verifying users through behavioral data, simplifying access for verified users and reducing the cost of fraud by up to 90%.2

Solutions IBM Security® QRadar® Suite

IBM Security QRadar Suite spans threat detection, investigation and response technologies and is built on an open foundation created specifically for the demands of hybrid cloud. It features advanced AI and automation designed to empower security analysts to work with greater speed, efficiency and precision across their core toolsets.

IBM Security® Guardium®

IBM Security Guardium is a data security platform that provides complete visibility throughout the data lifecycle and helps address data compliance needs. It features built-in AI outlier detection based on multiple risk factors, providing organizations with superior data monitoring and quicker identification of data threats.

IBM Security® Verify

The IBM Security Verify solution provides deep, AI-powered context for both consumer and workforce identity and access management (IAM). It protects your users and apps, inside and outside the enterprise, with a low-friction, cloud-native, software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach.

IBM Security® Managed Detection and Response Services

IBM Security Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services use automated and human-initiated actions to provide visibility and stop threats across networks and endpoints. With a unified, AI-powered approach, threat hunters can take decisive actions and respond to threats faster.

Case studies ANDRITZ AG

After seeing a rise in cybersecurity incidents in its IT environment, global industrial supplier ANDRITZ AG deployed an integrated set of managed security services on a virtual platform that provides 100% visibility and the ability to process millions of events per day.

Silverfern IT

To help under-resourced clients deal with the complexity of cyberthreats and better protect against them, Silverfern IT created a security operations center (SOC) service to help deliver 24x7 visibility through a single AI-enabled platform.

United Family Healthcare

To better protect its patient data and applications and to comply with regulations, United Family Healthcare deployed an AI-enabled security operations platform that increased visibility and sped up its time to detect, contain and respond to ransomware attacks.

Doosan Group

Doosan Group, the global heavy-machine maker, shifted from a regional approach for security to a globally-aware strategy by using an open platform with AI-based automation that streamlines threat detection and responses.

Resources Cost of a Data Breach Report 2023

Be better prepared for breaches by understanding their causes and the factors that increase or reduce costs. Hint: AI and automation are playing transformative roles.

Global Security Operations Center Study Results

More than 80% of SOC practitioners say that manual investigation of threats slows down their overall threat response times.

The Power of AI: Security

Research shows that organizations with fully deployed security AI and automation have experienced an average reduction of USD 3 million in data breach costs.

Take the next step

Schedule time to talk with an IBM representative about your organization's unique cybersecurity needs and discuss how AI-powered solutions can help.


1. Global Security Operations Center Study Results (PDF), administered by Morning Consult and commissioned by IBM, March 2023. Based on responses from 1,000 surveyed security operation center professionals from 10 countries.

2. Charles, B. S. (2016, October 16). Forrester Study Highlights a Company’s 90 Percent Reduction in Fraud Costs Using IBM Trusteer Solutions.