Address evolving regulatory requirements and help protect your business

Bad news: The average total cost to US companies for a single data breach is $4 million, according to the latest Ponemon Institute report.

Good news: Security Strategy and Planning from IBM® helps you define a strategy and develop an IT security plan designed to better manage risk. Data breaches aren’t going away, but using correlation and analytics tools, IBM security intelligence can reduce the number of security events, attacks and incidents.

Our services provide

Development of a roadmap

to help close identified gaps and help reduce risk

Communication of the security strategy and roadmap

to business executives and other stakeholders

Definition of roles and responsibilities

needed to develop a more robust security solution

Measurement of your security posture

and progress toward security goals

Our solution helps


how your security program meets business risk mitigation objectives


security investments to achieve greater benefits from your security budget


a strategy to align your security program to business requirements


how your security capabilities align to facilitate risk and regulatory compliance management

Understand the issues

Managed services for identity and access management

Enhance data security and standardize access management processes.

Market Guide for IAM Professional Services, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Use this guide to support the identification and evaluation of IAM professional services to work with your business.

Understand the options

Building a Security Operations Center

Learn how to optimize your security intelligence to better safeguard your business from threats

Security incident response plan that actually works

Every organization needs a formal, documented Computer Security Incident Response Plan (CSIRP). Learn how to do it right.

IBM Redbooks publication identifies business drivers

Using the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to realize business-driven security