We exist to protect the world, freeing our customers to thrive in the face of cyber uncertainty

Cybersecurity isn’t just about hackers and defenses. It’s about people and the way security impacts their daily lives. Protecting the world is an ambitious goal, but an important one that unites us. Our mission drives the way we design security solutions. It guides the way we serve customers and help organizations and communities reach their potential.

To make this mission a reality, we hire world-class talent, which doesn’t live inside a security bubble. We look for people who share our values and ambitions, not necessarily those with a background in security or a college degree. This “new collar” approach means we invest in people and training to give them the skills needed for the workforce of tomorrow.

Meet some of our people

“Every day when I come to work, something is different. It’s never tedious. I get to learn new technologies, new things, new products.”

- Limor Golan, security software engineer

“I get to make a big impact protecting and defending in an area I didn’t know existed.”

- Nick Bradley, practice lead of IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Service

“Cybersecurity allows me to use all of my creative and technical self”

- Tone Johnson, integration engineer with IBM X-Force

“We have a dynamic environment that changes, which is a great learning area for individuals.”

- Allison Ritter, Creative Director, IBM X-Force Command Center

Investing in our future

Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH)

IBM partners with more than 100 P-TECH schools, training more than 100,000 students in multiple technology careers – including cybersecurity.


P-TECH graduates are currently working fulltime at IBM in New York, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

Cyber Day 4 Girls

IBM captures the hearts and minds of middle school girls across the globe with our Cyber Day 4 Girls events.


Girls participated in 31 events across 5 continents in 2018

New perspectives, better security

New collar security

Skills training and job placement to help people join the technology field.

Cyber Day for Women

Seminars and networking opportunities encourage female students to enter the field of cybersecurity.

Veterans: Skilled in security

Veterans often have the skills necessary to be great leaders in cybersecurity. IBM partners with veterans service organizations to provide training for careers in technology.

IBM Tech Re-Entry

“Re-ternship” opportunities for technical professionals to jump back into the market after a career break.


IBM has been a “Working Mother Best 100 Companies” winner for 33 consecutive years


IBM was ranked #7 in Fatherly’s annual list of 50 best places to work for new dads


Women technologists in IBM Elevate promoted to senior positions


IBM has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans by 2020

Join the largest security start-up

We are hiring for roles in technical and non-technical disciplines. These include engineering and security research, marketing, offering management, customer success, sales, finance, operations, legal and more.

Whether you’re an experienced professional, or just starting out in your career, IBM Security is an exciting place to work..