Collaborative threat defense

Disparate technologies with limited resources are creating gaps to seamless threat protection. Organizations must now transition from best-of-breed point solutions to a best-of-suite approach for more integrated, holistic threat defense.

Why do enterprises need an integrated threat defense approach?

Traditional security practices are unsustainable

85

security tools from 45 vendors

1.8

million unfilled security positions by 2022

68%

of CEOs are reluctant to share incident information externally

Two trusted advisors: IBM Security and Cisco

Simple

Simple

Break down silos and reduce complexity with a collaborative approach, self-deployed or turnkey through IBM® services

Open

Open

Feature-rich extensions and integrations that deliver security outcomes across the diverse threat landscape

Orchestrated

Orchestrated

Rapidly detect and respond to advanced threats with a drillable dashboard of key Cisco threat telemetry from a single pane of glass

Powerful new integrations

Download applications at no charge using the IBM Security App Exchange to strengthen and streamline your threat detection and response.

How do IBM Security and Cisco work together?

IBM Security supports a vast and growing set of advanced integrations with Cisco from its QRadar®, Resilient®, MaaS360®, BigFix®, and X-Force® Exchange products, to shared threat intelligence, consulting and managed security services.

Ingest

Ingest

Cisco threat and networks telemetry from more than 25 Cisco product families

Apply

Apply

IBM QRadar security analytics and Watson™ AI engine

Identify and prioritize

Identify and prioritize

Capture and classify threats for faster response

Orchestrate and respond

Orchestrate and respond

To prioritized incidents with IBM Resilient

IBM Security and Cisco Managed Security Services

IBM’s Managed Security Services team, which manages security for more than 3,700 customers globally, works with Cisco to deliver new services aimed at further reducing complexity.

IBM X-Force Threat Management, a smarter security solution to manage the 360-degree threat lifecycle and aligned to the NIST framework, supports leading Cisco products. Security teams can benefit from the global power of IBM Security expertise (X-Force Command Centers and local on-site experts) and innovation, along with capabilities of the Cisco product portfolio.

IBM Security Hub is aligned to Zero Trust Security, reducing WAN circuit costs by optimizing the routing of network traffic through SD-WAN with the Cisco Firepower platform sitting at the heart of the architecture. 

IBM Security and Cisco Managed Security Services

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See how you can integrate your Cisco and IBM Security solutions for faster, more effective threat detection and response.

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