IBM Cloud Pak for Security is comprised of containerized software pre-integrated with Red Hat OpenShift. The platform connects to your existing security tools – and through the use of open standards – allows you to search for threat indicators across your hybrid, multicloud environment. It also connects workflows from across the business using a unified interface.

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This tutorial introduces fine-grained access control within IBM Watson Assistant. Give your collaborators access roles that set different levels of permissions.

IBM Watson Assistant is a conversational AI platform that enables you to build, train, and deploy conversational interactions into any application, device, or channel:

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Calling on peers across the industry, IBMers stress the importance of joining the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge to take on COVID-19. For the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge, we're calling on you — the world's technologists -- to build solutions to combat the effects of COVID-19 in the following areas: Crisis communication, remote education, community cooperation.

We're looking for innovative ideas that we can help you build and deploy quickly.

Call for Code asks developers to create innovative tech-for-good solutions to real-world problems. The winning submissions will receive $200,000 and support from IBM to deploy your solution in the field. Check out these updates from our past two winning teams:

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Matt Rodkey, IBM Program Director, focuses on a top use case related to hybrid, multicloud management --- security and governance -- and underscores why CIOs, IT Operation Managers and SREs should care.

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You've probably started to hear the human stories around COVID-19: Those of people helping people. While governments around the world work to address this pandemic on a macro scale, developers have an opportunity to create critical solutions that will work at the community level to provide help where it's needed most. Technology can play a critical role in fostering community cooperation.  

This starter kit will put developers on the road to creating a mobile application that enables community-based cooperation in times of crisis. The application addresses local needs around food, equipment, and other potentially scarce resources. 

It would allow suppliers (such as a stores or community members who have goods they can sell, donate or distribute) to make people aware of what they have. On the receiving end, this app would allow consumers (or community organizations like hospitals and food banks) to locate where these supplies are and, if necessary, guide them to the appropriate locations to pick them up.

Developers can use this application as a launchpad for creating more complex applications that provide additional services using widely available open source tools.

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As more enterprises are using applications as the primary way to have business interactions with their customers and partners, they will need a new approach to application development.

Check out this video with Walt Noffsinger from IBM Cloud as he explains how IBM Cloud Pak for Applications can help enterprises easily modernize their existing apps with IBM integrated tools, as well as develop new cloud native applications faster for deployment on any cloud.

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As COVID-19 affects communities around the world, communications systems have been stretched to capacity with people trying to find basic information around resources, testing, symptoms, and treatment. When communication methods lag, people who need real help can't get access to it. In these cases, chatbots can be an invaluable tool that provides help responding to potentially hundreds of thousands of messages each day. 

To address immediate needs around crisis communication, our team built a chatbot that users can access on a website. The solution connects to Slack, and a voice-enabled chatbot that is connected to Node-RED. The chatbot can even retrieve COVID news through Watson Discovery and query trusted data sources for COVID infection statistics. This starter kit gets developers started using Watson Assistant and shows them how basic workflows would work between the user and backend technology.

Those who take this starter kit forward will have a strong foundation to incorporate publicly available data, subject matter expertise, and further API integrations to create a more complete and robust solution. 

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Superstar Lady Gaga encourages developers, technologists, and problem solvers around the world to take on COVID-19 and climate change by building innovative technology solutions. Learn how you can win $200,000 and have your solution become a reality at

Call for Code is a global coding challenge that encourages technologists to create sustainable software and hardware that addresses some of the world's most pressing issues. Winning teams have the opportunity to work with IBM to deploy their solution in an area that needs it most.

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Public cloud provides developers the ability to provision resources on demand and only pay for what they use, but what makes up a public cloud?

In this lightboard video, Sai Vennam with IBM Cloud provides an overview of public cloud as he breaks down the different compute solutions, different levels of control, as well as the many capabilities that are all available in a public cloud.

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This video shows you how to run an AutoAI experiment based on a sample, and create a Watson Machine Learning Model in Watson Studio (updated).

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