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Jason Kravitz

Techline Specialist, IBM Security

Jason Kravitz is an active editor and contributor to the IBM X-Force Trend and Risk Report, bringing a unique vision which melds diverse interests in security, photography, music, data visualization and graphic design, with two decades of experience as a software engineer.

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Leaking Cloud Databases and Servers Expose Over 1 Billion Records

According to IBM X-Force, misconfigured cloud databases accounted for more than 71 percent of reported leaked records so far in 2017.

Security Snowflakes: Interactive IBM X-Force Feature Visualizes Data Breach Records

IBM X-Force recently released an interactive data breach chart that helps visualize the different types of data breaches that have been reported over time.

Heartbleed vs. Heartblead: Why IPS Pattern Matching Makes for Poor Security

Think you are covered after the Heartbleed breach? Think again. Is a false sense of security any better than no security at all? As seen in the recent ICS-CERT/FBI recommended Heartbleed protection signatures, intrusion prevention systems (IPS)...

Security is a mindset, not an exception

In an effort to get things done, we often kick healthy security hygiene to the curb in exchange for expediency and convenience. We convince ourselves that we'll make this one exception and over time, that becomes the default mode of operation.