IBM uncovers global phishing campaign targeting COVID-19 vaccine cold chain

Learn how IBM Security uncovered this global phishing campaign aimed at this critical supply chain and how to proactively defend against these threats.

Partner with the trusted advisors of IBM Security X-Force

Today’s reality means that organizations need to be constantly vigilant against breaches — and having a robust incident response plan in place is vital. A proactive approach offered by the IBM Security X-Force® incident response and intelligence team integrates security threat intelligence, incident response and remediation to help minimize the loss of revenue caused by a security incident and provide a more comprehensive view of an attack so your organization can make the most informed decisions to defend it.

If you are experiencing a cybersecurity incident, contact the X-Force team to help.

X-Force Threat Intelligence Research Hub

Threat intelligence, research and reports for a preemptive approach to cybersecurity.

X-Force solutions help you before, during and after a breach

Strategize

The services offered by the X-Force team are designed to help you before, during and after a breach so you recover faster. Each solution is infused with threat intelligence, enabling your security team to be knowledgeable about threats to your environment.

Incident Response Retainer

An incident response subscription service that provides direct and immediate access to highly skilled security consultants.

X-Force Command Center

Experience a day in the life of a simulated cyberattack in a live environment. Train with the world’s premier cyber special forces team to test the skills you have, and learn the skills you need to succeed in today’s threat landscape.

Managed Detection and Response

Intelligence-based defense solution that helps detect endpoint attacks in real time without relying on signatures, and disrupts them before they can penetrate your enterprise resources.

Threat Intelligence

Simplify your intelligence management with experts who can design an automated cyber threat intelligence platform to stay ahead of attacks and better understand the risks.

Plan

Before a breach

It is imperative to have solid incident response procedures in place before an attack happens. Being prepared is the first defense strategy to avoid operating in crisis mode. Planning should not be an afterthought, but well-documented and tested. With X-Force incident response and threat intelligence services, your organization can identify potential threats before they strike.

Incident Response Retainer

An incident response subscription service that provides direct and immediate access to highly skilled security consultants.

Managed Detection and Response

Intelligence-based defense solution that helps detect endpoint attacks in real time without relying on signatures, and disrupts them before they can penetrate your enterprise resources.

Active Threat Assessment

Discovers if undetected threats exist within your infrastructure. X-Force analysts deploy network and host-based inspection technology to assess your environment, looking for anomalies and signs of compromise based on IBM’s knowledge of attack groups.

Strategic threat assessment

X-Force Threat Intelligence experts review your key assets to characterize threat events by the typical attackers, the likely infection vectors, and the techniques and procedures that adversaries employ.

Threat Intelligence

Know your cyber threat landscape to efficiently prepare your defenses and optimize your plan to the most-likely attackers in your industry and geography.

Respond

During a breach

What happens if you have a solid incident response plan in place, but still experience an attack? It’s critical to investigate and put an end to the attack quickly. X-Force offers security services to help you assess the situation — and minimize the damage — with forensic analysis, malware analysis, threat assessments and more.

Incident Response Retainer

An incident response subscription service that provides direct and immediate access to highly skilled security consultants.

 

Managed Detection and Response

Intelligence-based defense solution that helps detect endpoint attacks in real time without relying on signatures, and disrupts them before they can penetrate your enterprise resources.

Threat Intelligence

Threat Intelligence, combined with our incident response services, gives you the edge you need to address incidents completely and stay ahead of attacks.

Recover

After a breach

The worst is now over, but the recovery work is just beginning. Organizations should continue to monitor affected systems. Once the damage from an attack is contained, X-Force incident response and threat intelligence services can help you incorporate what you’ve learned into protecting against the next attack.

Incident Response Retainer

An incident response subscription service that provides direct and immediate access to highly skilled security consultants.

 

Managed Detection and Response

Intelligence-based defense solution that helps detect endpoint attacks in real time without relying on signatures, and disrupts them before they can penetrate your enterprise resources.

Threat Intelligence

To expand beyond indicators of compromise, get high-quality, prioritized, actionable threat intelligence that allows the security story to be understood by a SOC analyst or C-suite executive.

Cloud Security Landscape Report

The latest cloud threats and best practices to defend against those threats.

Learn more about X-Force incident response and threat intelligence services

Meet some X-Force experts

When you partner with our team, you have access to a wealth of skills, expertise and insight to help your company take control and transform your incident management and response capabilities. Members have consulted on hundreds of the world’s largest breach investigations across numerous industries in both public and private sectors.

Wendi Whitmore's profile picture

Wendi Whitmore

Vice President, IBM Security X-Force

Wendi helped create the IBM X-Force team, using her 15 years’ experience in incident response, intelligence and data breach investigations. She has worked at CrowdStrike Services, Mandiant and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

Nick Rossman's profile pictures

Nick Rossman

Global Lead, IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence

Nick leads the threat intelligence teams that support clients and incident response. Prior to IBM, he worked at FireEye and the U.S. government.

Laurance Dine's profile picture

Laurance Dine

Global Partner, IBM Security X-Force Incident Response

Laurance has 17 years’ experience in digital forensics and incident response. He leads the IBM EMEA X-Force  incident response team. Prior to joining IBM, he held leadership positions at Verizon, BRG, BTG, Kroll Ontrack and the US Air Force.

Kevin Albano's profile picture

Kevin Albano

Associate Partner, IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence

Kevin leads the team on threat intelligence collections, advanced threat research and information analysis. With 17 years in IT, law enforcement and security consulting, he has worked at the FBI and Mandiant.