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Raz-Lee Security Inc announces the release of Anti-Ransomware, the first component of iSecurity ATP - a comprehensive advanced threat protection solution for defending IBM i IFS files against ransomware and other kinds of malware that may change and/or harm IBM i IFS files.

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Regulation and Consumer Sentiment Causing Industry to Rethink Relationship with Data; 80% Cutting Down on Amount of Personal Data They Keep

A new study from IBM (NYSE: IBM) reveals that nearly 60 percent of organizations surveyed are embracing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, data management or as catalyst for new business models, rather than simply a compliance issue or impediment.

To reduce their exposure, the study indicated that the majority of companies are being more selective in the data they collect and manage, with 70 percent disposing of data ahead of the deadline for compliance.

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A new survey shows that 78 percent of U.S. respondents say a company's ability to keep their data private is "extremely important" and only 20 percent "completely trust" organizations they interact with to maintain the privacy of their data.

The poll underscores the public's view of the obligation that organizations have to handle data responsibly and protect it from hackers.

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DigitalPersona part of collaborative development to stay ahead of evolving identity threats

Crossmatch, a globally-recognized leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, today announced the integration of their DigitalPersona composite authentication solution with IBM identity and access management technology. DigitalPersona allows organizations to confidently authenticate users to their applications (cloud, mobile, web and traditional) using a risk-based approach that minimizes user disruption while reducing risk to the enterprise from compromised credentials.

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Human error responsible for two-thirds of compromised records including historic 424% jump in misconfigured cloud infrastructure

IBM Security today announced results from the 2018 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index which found the number of records breached dropped nearly 25 percent in 2017, as cybercriminals shifted their focus on launching ransomware and destructive attacks that lock or destruct data unless the victim pays a ransom.

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Rabobank, the Dutch multi-national bank and financial services company, is working with IBM to use cryptographic pseudonyms on its client's personal data to innovate and comply with new financial regulations in the EU.

Starting on 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seeks to create a harmonized data protection law framework across the EU and it aims to give citizens and residents back control of their personal data, whilst imposing strict rules on those hosting, moving and processing this data, anywhere in the world.

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IBM Security today announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a Cyber Resilient organization. The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan (CSIRP) applied consistently across their organization. Nearly half of the 2800 respondents reported that their incident response plan is either informal/ad hoc or completely non-existent. Despite this lack of formal planning, 72 percent of organizations report feeling more Cyber Resilient today than they were last year. Highly resilient organizations (61 percent) attribute their confidence to their ability to hire skilled personnel - but organizations need both technology and people to be Cyber Resilient. In fact, 60 percent of respondents consider a lack of investment in AI and machine learning as the biggest barrier to Cyber Resilience.

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Kisco Information Systems today announces Release 3 of its system monitoring tool for the IBM i platform. iEventMonitor lets you watch your IBM i system for important events and then send out alert messages to let the right people know about the events in real time.

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