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Security Intelligence Staff

Security Intelligence Staff

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IBM X-Force Research: Security Attacks on Industrial Control Systems

Our post-industrial societies reinvent themselves every day. Advances in the delivery of power and water systems may go unnoticed by the consumer, but over the past 25 years big industry has gradually embraced the digital age in the cause of making...

Security Awareness Is Our Shared Responsibility

During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, organizations should do their part to raise security awareness among employees and enforce best practices.

Cloud Application Discovery, SSO, and Policy Enforcement Lets IT Security Say Yes to Cloud Apps

Today’s security teams are confronting new risks with cloud adoption, cloud application security and cloud enforcement. Employees have to be monitored, and compliance must be ensured throughout the organization. Now, thanks to IBM Cloud...

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly – 3Q 2015

More than just a Hollywood trope, the Dark Web provides cover for nefarious individuals and organizations to launch anonymous attacks on corporate networks to exfiltrate valuable data. Attackers are targeting high-value communities and enterprises...

Battling Security Threats from Within Your Organization

It might be unpleasant or even taboo to refer to a company employee as a potential “threat,” but that’s the reality of the workplace today. How much damage could a disgruntled employee or ex-employee do to your organization? Find out what the...

Temasek Polytechnic: Grooming Singapore’s Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

The TP-IBM SOC is ensuring qualified professionals are entering Singapore's cybersecurity workforce operationally ready from day one.

IBM X-Force Research: Extortion by DDoS Attack

Ransomware has received a lot of attention recently but an older threat, extortion by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, also demands our focus. By making servers or services unavailable, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks can be...

IBM X-Force Research: What You Need to Know About Ransomware

Not long ago, ransomware didn’t look like much of a problem for large businesses. Security professionals saw it as more of a threat to consumers and small to mid-size businesses lacking sophisticated anti-malware tools. That has changed. Recent...

IBM X-Force Research: Indicators of Compromise

Indicators are everywhere. The “check engine” light tells you when one of your car’s systems has failed. Your cell phone alerts you when the battery is low. Your home security system sounds an alarm if it detects an intruder, and your home...

IBM X-Force Research: What Surfaces from the Deep, Dark Web

Ninety-five percent of the deep sea still remains unexplored. If you’ve ever watched a television show on the topic you’ve seen some frightening creatures, such as unfamiliar predators with large fangs and glowing appendages designed to lure and...