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Pamela Cobb

Market Segment Manager, IBM X-Force and Security Intelligence

Pamela Cobb directs product marketing activities for the IBM X-Force and Threat Protection offerings developing messaging, collateral, website content. She came to IBM through the acquisition of Internet Security Systems, where she managed the Competitive Intelligence function. Elsewhere in IBM, Pam has worked in database marketing and market insights focusing on Midmarket and Hardware products She's earned the IBM Forward Thinker Award and IBM Global Best Database Marketing Practice Award, and has been published in the Journal of Competitive Intelligence.

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Crowdsourcing Security: Will the White Hat or Black Hat Win?

To win the war against black hat developers, white hats must collaborate with each other and their customers to share threat intelligence.

The New Face of Organized Cybercrime

The need for trusted threat intelligence is greater than ever, as 80 percent of cyber attacks are driven by highly organized crime rings in which data, tools and expertise are widely shared. Though hackers have mobilized, their targets have not. A...

Made for Headlines: Do Designer Vulnerabilities Compromise Security?

As vulnerabilities are now branded with catchy names and logos, security researchers should be careful not to compromise the responsible disclosure process

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly – 1Q 2015

The 2016 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Report is now available! Read the complete report today. When we look back in history to review and understand the past year, you can be assured it will be remembered as a year of significant change. From...

Infrastructure Protection for the Threats of Today and Tomorrow

The Infrastructure Protection track at InterConnect will feature insights from the IBM X-Force Research and Development team and customer success stories.

Ghost in the Machine: Linux Zero-Day Vulnerability Opens Door for Attack

A Linux zero-day vulnerability, dubbed "Ghost," was recently discovered. It lets malicious code execute on servers that use the glibc functionality.

‘Blackhat’: Hollywood’s Latest Take on Hacking

"Blackhat" the movie is an example of Hollywood getting hacking right, portraying many hacking scenarios that could be found in the real world.

German Steel Mill Meltdown: Rising Stakes in the Internet of Things

The report of a 2014 attack on a German steel mill brings together several key points on the Internet of Things and motivations for cyberattacks.

On the Passing of Michael Hamelin

IBM would like to honor Michael Hamelin, a former X-Force employee who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in December 2014.

IBM X-Force Still Ahead of the Threat 86,000 Vulnerabilities Later

IBM X-Force has evolved to meet the needs of the changing security market, developing ahead-of-the-threat protection strategies and educating clients.